Land Management and Works Update

Land management and works occurring over the October to November 2022 period:

Weed and vegetation management

  • Hand weeding of woody weeds (mostly Acacia, Geraldton Wax, Agave and Tagasaste) started, will continue into December
  • Spraying of WONS and grasses finished
  • Large weedy Acacia (Malvolio), weedy Casuarina glauca (Turtle Corner) and Agave ‘forest’ (SW edge of Stock Rd West) located, control will be scheduled soon
  • NAMS team hand weeded patch of Prickly Lettuce and Lupins in NE corner of Malvolio bushland
  • Orchid seeds collected from corridor by registered native seed collector and ready for trials in 2023

Land management and rehabilitation

  • Spring rabbit control completed
  • Slashing of firebreaks completed
  • Watering set to start mid-November, first event will include soil wetter
  • CCWC fortnightly weeding and mapping in S7 ongoing
  • CCWC volunteers hand weeding of about 40 bags of Gladiolous caryophyllaceus in s7 and Malvolio Bushland

Science and Education