This project is supported by The Central Qld Coast Landcare Network through funding from the Australian Government's Caring for our Country

Caring for our Country

Green Corps: Management of the Weed Ruellia (2004 - 2004)

Main proponent:     Greening Australia, Success Employment
Cash funding:   Australian Government
Other proponents:   WRICMA, Whitsunday Shire Council,
In kind funding:   Whitsunday Shire Council, WRICMA

Project outline:

The purpose of the 2004 Whitsunday Green Corps team was to map the infestation of the weed Ruellia and to determine suitable methods for its control.

Project achievements and outcomes:

The team surveyed the occurrence of Ruellia in a number of creek systems.
A Management Plan for Ruellia was developed
A Report on the control of Ruellia was developed.

Green Corps graduates with local Federal Member . Photo: P. Alden