13032: Friends of Talbot Road Nature Reserve weed management

    Talbot Road Nature Reserve contains two critically endangered ecological communities and 15 species of priority or significant flora. It's also the largest representation of the Ridge Hill Shelf and the Foothills vegetation complex's on the Swan Coastal Plain north of the Swan River.

    The Reserve has been recognized as a Bush Forever site, warranting protection for its regional conservation significance.

    This project aims to significantly reduce the threat of weed infestations replacing understorey species in the Reserve.

    Weeds that will be controlled include:

    • love grass
    • veldt grass
    • fountain grass
    • freesia
    • hesperantha.
    Investment: $ 11 000
    Delivery organisation: Friends of Talbot Road Nature Reserve
    Project duration: March 2014 - November 2014
    Location: Talbot Road Nature Reserve in the City of Swan

    Project partners

    Department of Parks and Wildlife; City of Swan

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