Weeds before Christmas

An aspect of being a responsible land manager is controlling noxious and environmental weeds. Weeds impact on agricultural production and biodiversity values in the Neerim District Landcare Group area.

Two focus weeds in the NDLG area are Ragwort and Blackberry.

weed sparying ragwort
Blackberry spraying is already underway Ragwort will go to seed in late December

 

The Neerim District Landcare Group have a clear and precise message for landholders this summer – Control your Blackberry and Ragwort before the 25th December this year – be proactive and do your

‘Weeds before Christmas’

Where do you start ?  How can we help ?

  • We can provide you with a free 3 year Blackberry Management Plan
  • We can assist you to source local contractors
  • We can point you in the direction of free chemical to control noxious weeds provided by the Baw Baw Shire Council
  • We can assist landholders who wish to borrow a 200 litre spray unit from The Baw Baw Shire Council

If you are committed to managing and controlling weeds on your property
please contact Matt Stephenson on 0439430799 or email Turn on JavaScript!

Upcoming Events

Water on Farms Field Day

Learn from some of the best speakers on research that is being conducted in our area on water.
Lunch is included with a walk to the Neerim South wetlands for further activities. Oct 17, save the date.
17-10-2018
in -2 days

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Water on Farms Field Day - Oct 17
All welcome to attend and learn from some of the best speakers on research that is being conducted in our region on water! Topics will include, farm water requirements,new methods to monitor biodiversity in water through DNA analysis, plantings suitable for wet area, and waste water management issues. More
Weeds Before Christmas
An aspect of being a responsible land manager is controlling noxious and environmental weeds. Weeds impact on agricultural production and biodiversity values in the Neerim District Landcare Group area. More
The Neerim Frog Festiaval
A frog fun filled day for school students and their families, Frog and snake displays, guided wetlands walks, free plants for your garden, and much more More
The Truth About Trees
Communities worldwide have begun to appreciate the social and economic benefits of trees and green spaces. The Baw Baw Significant Tree Strategy is a collaborative project More
Pest Plant and Animal Forum and AGM
Presentation on control of weeds and pest animals, and an opportunity for members to discuss & prioritise local control activities
Also, the first public screening of aerial video of the Red Hill Creek rehabilitation project works which are currently underway. More
Membership renewals
Just a friendly reminder to keep your Landcare membership up to date. Membership to the Neerim District Landcare Group is just $25 per year and renewals are sent out to all members in November after the annual general meeting. More