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Celebrations

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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Thanks Cactus Warriors, Guest Speaker and AGM

By Celebrations, Latest News
Guest speaker Greg Lefoe informs the cactus warriors about the wonders of biocontrol. The Tarrangower Cactus Control Group sincerely thanks all our community members, volunteers and landowners, who have helped us to destroy many more Wheel Cactus plants during 2018. Whatever your contribution, cooking delicious food or injecting plants, it...
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Grinners are still Winners

By Awards, Celebrations
National Landcare Community Group Award 2018 The Tarrangower Cactus Control Group was awarded the Victorian Fairfax Media Landcare Community Group Award in 2017 and so automatically became the  Victorian State representative in the National award this year. Four members of the group (Lee, Ian, Tony and Jan, all long term...
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Let’s Celebrate

By Celebrations

This excellent example of before- and after-injection treatment of a Wheel Cactus infestation was at a property in Waterson’s Road. (Photos courtesy of D. Gibson) It may seem difficult to believe sometimes, but the Wheel Cactus invasion can be defeated. This is thanks to many volunteers and landowners, contractors and…

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Thanks to Happy Landholders

By Celebrations

Tarrangower Cactus Control Group (TCCG) would like to say thanks very much to all our local landowners who continue to control Wheel Cactus plants on their property. Very importantly, this also helps to stop the spread of seeds to their neighbours and other properties and parks nearby. Have you noticed…

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Cactus Warriors 10th Birthday Party

By Celebrations, Volunteers

The Tarrangower Cactus Control Group and all their dedicated volunteer ‘cactus warriors’ have been working hard for the past ten years informing, teaching and assisting the communities of Maldon, Baringhup and Nuggetty. We have significantly increased both community awareness and knowledge of wheel cactus and the number of property owners…

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Party Time for Cactus Warriors

By Celebrations, Volunteers

Its 10 years since the Tarrangower Cactus Control Group was officially formed, so instead of the usual field day we’re holding a party to thank all our volunteers! We invite all previous and current volunteers to help us celebrate all our achievements over the past 10 years. We’re planning a…

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