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ABC News Story and next Field Day

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ABC tv news has produced a story about the Wheel Cactus infestations around Wedderburn and Maldon. So tune in on Tuesday (25th) evening to the 7pm Melbourne news. All welcome to our next Community Field Day on Sunday (30th May). Please join us for a rewarding morning outdoors to help...
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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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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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All Cacti are Introduced Species

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A rope cactus species growing on ANZAC Hill could become another major cactus problem. No cacti plants are native to Australia; all are introduced species from the American continents. Not only the Wheel Cactus species (Opuntia robusta), but all other cacti plants are foreigners too, and all pose an unknown...
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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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