A Workshop and Field demonstration to get updates on some of the recent biological control programs for Gorse, English (Scotch) and Montpellier Broom and learn how volunteers and citizen scientists can boost their impact.

You will learn how to spread the Scotch (English) Broom Gall Mite and even take home some critters to start your own local introduction program (bring an Cooler bag and secateurs).

Date:  Thursday 24th October 2019

Time: 9.30 am – 1.30pm

1. Daylesford Town Hall
2. At 11.30 am walk or drive to Stanbridge Street, Daylesford Lake for demonstration and lunch

Guest speaker:    Greg Lefoe, Senior Research Scientist, Invertebrate & Weed Sciences, Agriculture Victoria Research

Who to attend:     Landcarers, property owners, weed professionals all      welcome

Lunch:                  12.30-1.30 please notify dietary needs on booking

Please wear sturdy footwear and appropriate clothing for the field demonstration.  

Booking:  https://www.trybooking.com/BFRLP

Please RSVP by 18th October 2019

Contact: Brian Bainbridge, Biodiversity Officer, Hepburn Shire  phone 0437 648  email: bbainbridge@hepburn.vic.gov.au

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