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Community Field Day to help Heritage Reserve

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Wheel Cactus seeds are most commonly spread by crows (Australian Ravens) eating the luscious red fruit and later flying to a nearby tree to digest and excrete the seeds. So, the plants very easily spread from property to property, to parks and native bush, with no regard to fence lines…

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‘Therapy’ at our next Community Field Day

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Everyone who’s tried killing Wheel Cactus agrees; it’s very therapeutic! Say goodbye to the winter blues and release all your tensions. There’s something rather satisfying gained from jabbing the injector into the pads of these noxious weeds, and very meditative wandering amongst the picturesque surroundings. Combined with the sheer pleasure…

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September 2015 Field Day

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Please, just don’t let them fruit! Wheel Cactus remains a very serious weed problem in our region and continues to spread into surrounding areas. We now need an even greater community wide effort to control the invasion of this weed, and call on all local property owners to destroy the Wheel Cactus plants…

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August Field Day

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Our August Field Day will take place next Sunday 30th August at a property on the extension of Tarrengower School Road off Watersons Road. Follow the signs from the corner of the Maldon-Bridgewater Road and Watersons Road. As usual we start at 10.30 am. The field day will be followed…

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Wheel Cactus Field Day in Historic Reserve

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Thanks to our generous sponsors, the Tarrangower Cactus Control Group is continuing to eradicate Wheel Cactus from our local public lands. These sponsors include the North Central Catchment Management Authority, Parks Victoria, Mount Alexander Shire Council and Connecting Country. This month we’ll be killing cactus plants at the foot of…

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