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Rhamnus Control at Yallunda Flat

09 Jul

Rhamnus, what is that you say? Rhamnus (Rhamnus alaternus), or Italian buckthorn, is a large evergreen shrub with serrated glossy, leathery leaves. In spring it forms bright red berries and can grow into dense thickets that outcompetes native plants. It is a serious environmental weed, which is currently under review by BiosecuritySA for declaration on […]

Weeds, native plants and the Bilby at the Yallunda Flat 100th show

28 Nov

The Lower Eyre Pest Management Group held a weed swap at the 100th Yallunda Flat show on the 7th of October 2013. The purpose was to raise awareness of the impact that environmental weeds have on our natural environment. Many of these weeds have come from home gardens and spread into bushland. The weed swap […]

Rhamnus follow-up control at Coffin Bay

04 Sep

¬†The Lower Eyre Pest Management Group was successful in securing funding through the NRM Community Grants announced today. Funding will be used to follow-up on Rhamnus control along the Coffin Bay Access Rd. Rhamnus is an invasive weed that produces thousands of seeds which are spread by birds. By following up on this site we […]