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Upcoming weed control works or Council managed roadsides

Date: 
Friday, 3 January, 2020 - 11:30
Category: 
Community

Council contractors will be undertaking roadside weed control works over the next two months across the Mansfield Shire, weather permitting.  The roadside spraying program will implement the 2019-2020 roadside weed control program in accordance with the Mansfield Shire Roadside Weeds and Pest Control Plan.  Copies of the plan are available on our website.

The locations for upcoming roadside weed control include but are not limited to the following regions:

  • Bridge Creek
  • Tolmie
  • Howes Creek Road (northern end)
  • Howqua
  • Macs Cove
  • Jamieson
  • Merrijig
  • Maintongoon Road region
  • Dry Creek Road region  

Contractors will primarily target Blackberries and Sweet Briar.  Additional woody weeds will been targeted opportunistically in the same regions.

Roadside weed control works are being implemented in partnership with Up2Us Landcare Alliance.  Landholders seeking assistance or advice regarding weed control on private land can contact or Up2Us Landcare on landcare@up2us.org.au or 5779 1593.

Landholders in the region who are certified as Organic or are seeking Organic certification are encouraged to contact Council’s Environment Officer

Any enquiries regarding roadside weed control can be referred to our Environment Officer, Damien Gerrans, on 5775 8552.

 

 

Front image courtesy The Weekly Times.

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Last Updated: Friday, 3 January, 2020 - 11:36