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.
Please RSVP by 18th October 2019
Contact: Brian Bainbridge, Biodiversity Officer, Hepburn Shire phone 0437 648 email: firstname.lastname@example.org