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Thank you celebration for Cactus Warriors

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Most of our local properties, roadsides and Maldon Historic Reserve are now free of large Wheel Cactus infestations. This is thanks to many volunteers, landowners and contractors who have all been helping to destroy this noxious weed. Again, this year the Cactus Warriors have achieved a great deal, assisting and...
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Final Field Day for 2022

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Cactus Therapy leads to happiness. The final community field day for the Cactus Warriors in 2022 will be held on Sunday 23rd October, instead of on the usual last Sunday of the month (due to the Melbourne Cup long weekend and the Maldon Folk Festival). We'll start at 10:30am and...
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Next Community Field Day on 23rd October

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Cactus Warrior Volunteers at work Our next field day will not be held on the usual last Sunday of the month because the last weekend in October is Melbourne Cup long weekend and the Maldon Folk Festival. So we're holding the field day on Sunday 23rd October, starting at 10:30am,...
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Wheel Cactus Control Info and Disposal

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Several of our dedicated Cactus Warrior volunteers were is action at the recent Maldon Market in September. They were handing out information brochures and offering advice on how to control infestations of Wheel Cactus, a declared noxious weed and Weed of National Significance. The very useful info included the availability...
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New Directions for Cactus Warriors

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The Tarrangower Cactus Control Group, over the past sixteen years, has achieved remarkable success increasing knowledge about wheel cactus in our local area and how to keep the problem under control. Now, in this new era of change, the TCCG Committee has decided to plan some different approaches and objectives for...
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Community action and next Field Day

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Neighbours helping control Wheel Cactus The most common manner that Wheel Cactus plants spread is by birds. They love to eat the juicy, purple fruit, each containing hundreds of seeds, their beaks protecting them from the prickles. The birds then fly off to sit in a tree and digest their...
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Next Field Day with Monash Uni Students

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Members of the Monash Uni Biological Society will be visiting and assisting the Cactus Warriors at next Sunday’s (26th June) field day. And we’ll all be helping Parks Victoria with the battle against Wheel Cactus in our beautiful Maldon Historic Reserve. There’s lots of new Wheel Cactus plants on the...
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Field Day and Injector Recall

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Thanks to ongoing funding from Mount Alexander Shire Council, we can continue to provide advice and support to land holders and managers to control Wheel Cactus. We do this by holding Community Field Days and providing free loans of injecting equipment as an incentive to contribute to our community-based war...
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Thanks to Brave Cactus Warriors

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Thankyou to all our Cactus Warrior who braved the weather conditions to join our march in the Maldon Easter Parade last Monday. It was a very WET parade, but thankfully there were also lots of brave people in the crowd who cheered us on, and we handed out some of...
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Please Join us in the Easter Parade

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The Tarrangower Cactus Control Group has a long history of being involved and supporting the Maldon Easter Fair Parade, and in 2022 this tradition will continue - but we need your help. We're calling out to Cactus Warriors and all our friends to come along and participate with us in...
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New Brochure with Updated Information

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Tarrangower Cactus Control Group committee members have used some of their "lockdown" time during 2021 to produce an updated version of the Wheel Cactus information brochure. This brochure includes info about this noxious weed and control legislation, plus our recommended control techniques. Please use this link to read the brochure.
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Invitation to 2021 AGM and Volunteer Lunch

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The Tarrangower Cactus Control Group Inc. cordially invites you to join us for our 2021 Annual General Meeting on Sunday 28th November at 11:30 am, at the Butts Reserve Shelter, Mt. Tarrangower Rd., Maldon. This will be followed by our complimentary end-of-year lunch, to celebrate and thank all our dedicated Cactus...
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