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Field Days

Community Field Days Postponed

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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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Thanks to Volunteers and Landholders for 2019

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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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New Property Owners Welcome

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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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October Community Field Day

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Our final Wheel Cactus Community Field Day for this year will be held on Sunday 27th October, at a property in Treloar’s Rd., around the corner from Waterson’s Rd. and will be well signposted along Waterson’s Rd. The field day begins at 10:30am and ends with a delicious BBQ lunch....
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September Community Field Day

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Our next Wheel Cactus Community Field Day will be held on Sunday 29th September, at a property on the corner of Waterson’s and Treloar’s Rds., and will be well signposted along Waterson’s Rd. The field day begins at 10:30am and ends with a delicious BBQ lunch. Children are welcome but...
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August 2019 Wheel Cactus Community Field Day

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Our next Community Field Day is on Sunday 25th August, starting at 10:30am. Come and join us for a morning in the fresh air and learn how best to destroy Wheel Cactus. The location is at the reservoir end of Whitlock’s Road. To get there, take South Parkins Reef Road...
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Community Field Day 28th July 2019

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Our next Wheel Cactus Community Field Day will be held on Sunday 28th July 2019, at a property located east of Cairn Curran Reservoir (see map below). The location will be well signposted from the corner of Cairn Curran and Baringhup Roads. The field day begins at 10:30am and ends...
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Next Community Field Day on 30th June.

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Wheel Cactus plants ruin the view on a property near Maldon. Need some help to control Wheel Cactus? Are you new to the Maldon area? Have you escaped the stressful city lifestyle and bought yourself a piece of paradise? But have you now discovered there’s a few weeds to deal...
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Next Field Day

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Our very own Cochineal bug in the Maldon Easter parade. Our next Field Day will begin the new Tarrangower Cactus Control Group project, with thanks to Landcare Victoria for funding. This project will involve introducing a new biocontrol tool, the Cochineal insect, and establishing a new multi-pronged strategy to destroy...
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October 2018 Community Field Day

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Our last Community Field Day for this year is on Sunday 28th October, starting at 10:30am. Come and join us for a morning in the fresh air and learn how best to destroy Wheel Cactus. The location is 142 Whitlock’s Rd., Maldon. To get there, follow South Parkins Reef Road...
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It is always a good day to kill cactus!

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It was a glorious day for killing cactus for our September field day. Thanks to Steve and Julie-anne for asking us to help them out. Steve and Julie-anne have recently purchased their property and soon realised they couldn’t do it by themselves. They have attended every field day so far...
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Next Field Day 30 September 2018

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Through the cooler months of the year the cactus warriors have been busy updating their website. For those that haven’t visited yet, they will find that we have freshened the website to make it easier to navigate. You will find articles on the activities of cactus warriors, information about Wheel...
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August Field Day Sunday 26th

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Monash Uni Students help fight our Cactus War   Last month a group of students from Monash University spent a few days in Maldon to help us wage the war on Wheel Cactus. This very enthusiastic group of students from Monash University Biological Society travelled here during their midyear holidays...
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July Community Field Day

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29 July 2018 Poster Our next Community Field Day is on Sunday 29th July, starting at 10:30am. Come and join us for a morning in the fresh air and learn how best to destroy Wheel Cactus. The location this month is in Cook’s Lane, about 5 kms north of Maldon....
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June 24th Field Day

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Our next Community Field Day is on Sunday 24th June, starting at 10:30am. Come and join us for a morning in the fresh air and learn how best to destroy Wheel Cactus. The location this month is in Lakey’s Road, Shelbourne, along the old railway line, about 12 kms north...
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