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    14188: Controlling weedy acacia species in the Ranges Link – Stirling to Porongurup

    Unmanned aerial vehicles will be used to detect invasive wattle species in dense remnant vegetation.
    Unmanned aerial vehicles will be used to detect invasive wattle species in dense remnant vegetation.

    This project builds on over 10 years of successful invasive wattle species control in the area and is directed by the Ranges Link: Stirling to Porongurup Conservation Action Plan. It will consolidate previous work by providing follow-up and initial control over 112ha in strategic vegetation remnants and reserves. Unmanned aerial vehicles will be used to detect the wattles in dense remnant vegetation under guidance from Murdoch University and the Department of Agriculture and Food.

    Investment: $ 45 000
    In-kind contribution: $ 58 820
    Delivery organisation: Oyster Harbour Catchment Group
    Project duration: May 2015 - May 2016
    Location: Mount Barker, Kendenup, Woogenellup, Porungurup, and Takalarup

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