WHERE: Various locations
Cotters Market 17th October
Townsville City Council staff and members of the Coastal
Dry Tropics Landcare Inc. will be presenting a display informing community
members about the week's activities. There will also be information on
declared weeds and their removal, a weed ID competition and a free native
Weed Blitz Campus Creek JCU Douglas
October 18th - 22nd: A weed “Blitz” will be carried out along the creek targeting a variety of species. This important creek drains off Mt.Stuart and into Ross Creek, and throughout the week several different groups will be involved in the intensive removal of weeds from the area. The weeds for the week will be Leucaena , Chinee Apple and Cassia Alata; plus Aquatic weeds in the lower section of the creek.
Following that will be a community WeedBuster morning on October 24th
8am - 12pm, on the lower reaches of Campus Creek. Come along and help
preserve this important creek system by removing some pest species and
learn a bit about Weed Ecology in the process. This will include a free
BBQ, the removal of herbaceous weeds, waterweed workshop, give-aways,
weed ID competition, weed removal raffle, and the launch of the nursery
weeds information kit.
Woody Weed Swap - Vantasel St. Tip
October 24th 1pm-4pm: Bring along weeds removed from your land and dump them in the green waste for free! You can replace your weeds with a free local native from a wide range provided by Costal Dry Tropics Landcare Incorporated and TCC.
(N.B. Commercial operators are excluded from the above offer.)
See also Weedbusters Week 2003