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Field Days

July Community Field Day Cancelled

By Field Days
We're very disappointed to have to cancel the field day planned for Sunday 25th July, due to the extended Covid-19 lockdown period. However we'll continue with these events as soon as possible. Knowing what good folk we have in Victoria, hopefully that'll be the last Sunday in August. Meanwhile we...
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Next Community Field Day, Sunday 25th July

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At our next field day, Tarrangower Cactus Control Group volunteers will be assisting Parks Victoria to dig small Wheel Cactus plants in the Maldon Historic Reserve. We’ll be digging only (please bring along a hoe and buckets if you have any at home) and concentrate on an area in Mount...
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Next Field Day Sunday 27th June 2021

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Old and new volunteers alike are invited to Tarrangower Cactus Control Group’s next Community Field Day on Sunday 27th June. The morning’s activities begin at 10:30am and end with a delicious BBQ lunch and friendly chat around 12:30pm. We supply all the necessary equipment, so please come and join us...
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Cactus Field Day Cancellation

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Due to the COVID restrictions that are coming into force at midnight tonight we will have to CANCEL the field day we had planned for this coming Sunday May 30. The government announcement states that there cannot be any group gatherings indoors or outdoors whilst the COVID restrictions are in...
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Next Community Field Day 2nd May 2021

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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

By Field Days, Volunteers
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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Wheel Cactus Field Days Still Postponed

By Field Days, Latest News
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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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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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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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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October Community Field Day

By Field Days, Latest News
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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