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Victoria’s cactus warriors honoured

They’ve lured Work for the Dole crews, the local footy club and even prison labourers into their scheme to rid invasive wheel cactus from their part of Victoria, and now a little community group in central Victoria has received a national Froggatt Award

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Froggatt Awards

The Froggatt Awards are named in honour of Australian entomologist Walter Froggatt, who, when the cane toad was released into Australia in the 1930s to control beetle infestations in the sugar cane industry, was a lone voice, lobbying the federal government to exercise caution. At the time Walter wrote that ‘this great toad, immune from…

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Feral deer could occupy nearly all of Australia

New research has found that almost nowhere in Australia is safe from growing feral deer numbers, with future mapping showing the animals could occupy most of the continent, including the interior.

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Submission to Parks Victoria Wild Horse Management call for comments – Jul 2013

The Invasive Species Council is seriously concerned that the Victorian Government has failed to meaningfully deal with the rising feral horse numbers in the Alpine National Park. They are causing severe damage to the natural values of the national park. There is only one practical and humane solution. A large-scale horse removal program in the…