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

Wetland Weeds Project (2005 - 2007)

Main proponent:     WCL, Conservation Volunteers Australia, Wetlandcare Australia
Cash funding:   GBR Coastal Wetland Protection Program
Other proponents:  
In kind funding:   Whitsunday Regional Council

Project outline:

Monitoring and control work on aquatic and woody weeds and regrowth was conducted on a property on Goorganga Wetlands. Trials included: herbicide, grazing exclusion as well as fire.

Project achievements and outcomes:

Weed control trials conducted
Four information bulletins published on weed control in wetlands

Grazing used to control aquatic weeds (hymenachne left photo) and exotic grasses. Photos D. Pepplinkhouse