Upper Spring Creek Landcare Group and Mid Loddon CMN

Community caring for our environment

10 December, 2014
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Celebrating 20 years of Landcare

Last night about 40 past and present ¬†Landcare members and supporters gathered together to celebrate 20 years of Landcare in¬†Upper Spring Creek. We were treated to a puppet show from the McGlashan Road Puppeteers highlighting the need to protect biodiversity. … Continue reading

Prickly Weed Control

6 August, 2013 by wp possum | 0 comments

Pin Wheel Cactus Control

Prickly pest killer

Blasting Opuntia Robustia

Pin Wheel Cactus (opuntia Robusta) is a noxious weed in Victoria. Native to Mexico, it will grow from a tiny remnant. Birds love the fruit so they are efficient seed carriers and droppers! There are a number of infestations in our area — particularly around Maldon and Nuggetty but creeping up towards Lockwood. We have spotted large plants along the road so Tony borrowed a weapon from Nuggetty Landcare who generously taught him how to kill the plants. Here is Tony on patrol! Hopefully he has been able to make a dent in the problem.