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In this latest edition: Firewood Art Wetland Identification War on Wasps… and more! Click the link below to find out more Newsletter March

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Another Old Mans Beard vine bites the dust. We are presently working through a local forest remnant searching methodically for OMB and Banana Passionfruit vines. When discovered they are either hand pulled or cut and pasted with herbicide. This is slow and careful work but very satisfying.

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veldt grass

We are starting to notice a particularly invasive grass around the Top of the South. Its name is Veldt Grass or Erhartia erecta. This grass is very easily spread through seed on boots or clothing and is making its presence felt even in remote areas. Given its ability to thrive in shade and smother vegetation

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This is an informative, one day workshop, led by Robert Fryer of FuturEcology. Robert has been involved in Wetland and Forest Restoration projects in the Top of the South for many years including projects for the Department of Conservation and Local Authorities. He has a passion for sharing his knowledge and enthusiasm for these type

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