Bushwalkers who have scoured Tasmania’s wild southwest coast as part of a ten-year, remote area weeding program have been awarded a national gong for their efforts.
While keeping your gear clean may feel like a chore, it can actually go a long way in helping to keep our parks and reserves free of weeds and soil-borne diseases, says bushwalk leader Caro Ryan.
They call themselves Sea Spurge Remote Area Teams – SPRATS for short – and since 2007 they’ve been at the cutting-edge of ‘adventure conservation’.
Fact Sheets, Reports & Submissions
Submitted: April 2016
The Queensland Weed and Pest Animal Strategy can be significantly strengthened to maximise the effectiveness of invasive species control and management under the new Act.
Seven national priorities for invasive species reform that deliver long-term cost savings, stem biodiversity losses and enhance agricultural productivity.
The Invasive Species Council endorses most of the objectives and actions outlined in this comprehensive draft plan. The plan is mostly clear and succinct.