Victorian Volcanic Plains Conservation Management Network

Raising awareness about the value and use of native grasslands, seasonal wetlands, grassy woodlands & other ecosystems on the Victorian Volcanic Plains

Detecting early invaders

If you are interested in weeds then you may like to take a look at a new resource. Identifying and controlling an infestation before it becomes a major issue has many benefits. The Weeds at the Early Stage of Invasion (WESI) Project was created to assist public land managers to focus on invasive species at the early  stages of invasion.

A series of  six guides have been developed to assist public land managers improve the decision making process and then plan the work required –  link

  1. Search and detect
  2. Name and notify
  3. Assess the risk
  4. Delimit the invasion
  5. Decide the response
  6. Implement eradication

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