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Next Community Field Day 2nd May 2021

By Latest News
May 2 2021 Poster The “Cactus Warriors” had fun participating in the recent Maldon Easter Fair parade. But now the ‘fun of the fair’ is over and it’s time to continue their war against this noxious weed. The TCCG invites all interested folk to join us at our first community...
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The War on Wheel Cactus is Rebooting

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Community field day action near Maldon. The Tarrangower Cactus Control Group continues to ‘wage war on Wheel Cactus’ and is planning to launch the 2021 field day season on Sunday 2nd May at 10:30am. Thanks to our sponsors and supporters, including Parks Victoria and Mount Alexander Shire Council, we hold...
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2020 AGM

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You're invited to the  Tarrangower Cactus Control Group’s AGM on Sunday 29th November 2020 at 11:30am. It will be held outdoors at the top of Mt. Tarrangower, beside the tower. The AGM will be followed by a short talk about Maldon Historic Reserve from Parks Vic. Ranger Noel Muller, and...
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Cactus Therapy is Highly Recommended

By Volunteers
Cactus Therapy offers great fulfillment Expert researchers have documented that spending time in natural surroundings is fundamental to the well-being of the human species. We ‘Cactus Warriors’ can substantiate this, and confirm that wandering around in our stunning, local landscapes, attacking all the Wheel Cactus plants we find along the...
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Wheel Cactus Field Days Still Postponed

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Tarrangower Cactus Control Group committee has, regrettably, decided the Covid-19 conditions and restrictions are still too risky to hold regular community field days, but are hoping to be able to hold a couple of field days before the end of the year. If anyone is interested to join us, please...
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Proposed changes to Local Laws and Noxious Weeds

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Over the past couple of years, a review of the Mount Alexander Shire Council’s (MASC) Local Laws has been carried out. During this review process, the Tarrangower Cactus Control Group (TCCG) took the opportunity to express their concerns to MASC of how ineffective and ambiguous the existing law is concerning...
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Reminder to Complete our Survey by End May

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The Tarrangower Cactus Control Group is concerned about lack of weed management and compliance action taken by all levels of authority. We've created a very short online survey to try to gauge how community members and groups within the Mount Alexander Shire feel about noxious weed management within our Shire....
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Community Field Days Postponed

By Field Days, Latest News
In line with current government restrictions on group activities, the Tarrangower Cactus Control Group committee advises that our Wheel Cactus Community Field Days will be postponed until further notice. Hopefully the Covid-19 crisis will be over within a few months and we’ll be able to hold a couple of field...
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Please complete our Survey

By Research
Are you concerned about the spread of noxious weeds in our local natural environment? Do you think enough weed management is carried out by our local Shire? Would you like our Shire to treat our natural environment with a greater priority? Would you like to make a comment about local...
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Thanks to Volunteers and Landholders for 2019

By Field Days, Volunteers
The Tarrangower Cactus Control Group extend sincere thanks to all volunteers who have helped us control Wheel Cactus during 2019. We’d also like to thank all landholders who wage their own private war on Wheel Cactus by keeping their properties clear of this noxious weed. We’ve held seven very successful...
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End-of-Year Celebration for all Cactus Warriors

By Celebrations
The very cute, but critically endangered, Plains-Wanderer. The Cactus Warriors have, yet again, had a very rewarding year, destroying many thousands of Wheel Cactus plants in our local environment and increasing awareness about this noxious weed in our community. The Tarrangower Cactus Control Group would like to thank the many...
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New Property Owners Welcome

By Field Days, Latest News
Cactus warrior volunteers working at a community field day on a local private property. Have you recently escaped the city and bought yourself a piece of paradise in the Maldon area? And now discovered there’s a few annoying weeds to deal with? If you have Wheel Cactus plants on your...
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