14225: Blackberry eradication at Nanga
This project aims to eradicate blackberry (a WONS) from 112 acres along the Murray River at Nanga. The neighbouring property has also committed to the three year blackberry eradication program. Weeded areas and other open spaces will be revegetated with locally native plants. The site will be used as an outdoor education and environmental space.
|Investment:||$ 17 000|
|In-kind contribution:||$ 29 400|
|Delivery organisation:||St. Stephen's School|
|Project duration:||March 2015 - June 2015|
|Location:||Nanga, along the Murray River; Peel-Harvey|
Purpose of project
This project will implement a weed management program across two sites along the Murray River near Dwellingup, focussing initially on blackberry as a Weed of National Significance, to completely eradicate blackberry from both properties within three years. This will be coplimented by implementation of a revegetation program to sustain the natural environment to support native and endemic species by providing shelter and food sources.