Archives for August 2014

Eimeo June 14 2014

Volunteers were back at Eimeo this month, doing some follow-up weed removal after a group of enthusiastic kindy students tore through the site at the start of April. With the bulk of the Guinea Grass removed, our Coastcarers were able to focus on removing the garden escapees, and Urena Burr that remained at the site. […]

Blacks Beach Spit 14 June 2014

Volunteers continued their good work at our Coastcare site at Blacks Beach Spit. Continuing on from where they left off, our Coastcarers removed Guinea Grass further into the patch of beach scrub. With the drier weather, some of the larger clumps were beginning to die off, which is when they become a real fire danger. […]

Bucasia May 17 2014

Our Coastcare site at Bucasia is really coming along, with volunteers tackling a big stand of the garden escapees Mother-in-Laws Tongue, and Painted Spurge. Volunteers hand pulled Painted Spurge, and dug up Guinea Grass to be left on site to mulch down. But with Mother-in-Laws Tongue, all pieces had to be bagged up as any […]

Ball Bay May 17 2014

Mother of Millions was once again the target for Coastcarers at Ball Bay. Whilst the invasive weed continues to persist at the site, volunteers and staff have noticed the remarkable drop in the occurrence of the weed in the areas that they have been working in, which fuels their motivation to keep up the hard […]