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Spiny Rice Flower Recovery Team at Wyndham

  Aus Eco Solutions recently attended a meeting of the Pimelia spinescens Recovery Team Meeting. Pimelia spinescens subsp. Spinescens, better known as the Spiny Rice Flower, is a critically endangered grassland herb, found in several sites we manage. It’s always helpful to know more about the species we protect, especially when they are at risk of extinction. We … Continue reading Spiny Rice Flower Recovery Team at Wyndham

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Chilean Needle Grass Weed Control in Altona

  Aus Eco Solutions manages three Conservation Reserves owned by SCT Logistics in Altona.  These Altona reserves hold a high conservation value due to the presence of the endangered Spiny-Rice Flower (Pimelea spinescens subsp. Spinescens) and high quality and density of Kangaroo Grass (Themeda triandra) and other native grasses such as Spear Grass (Stypa Spp. and … Continue reading Chilean Needle Grass Weed Control in Altona

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Biodiversity Workshop at the Dingo Discovery Sanctuary and Research Centre

This year Aus Eco Solutions held our annual Biodiversity Workshop at the Dingo Discovery Sanctuary and Research Centre in Toolernvale, VIC.  Attendees included clients from local and state Government, private organisations, service suppliers, strategic partners and members from the general public. The day involved five short educational presentations, dingo encounters, saturated steam weed control presentation and … Continue reading Biodiversity Workshop at the Dingo Discovery Sanctuary and Research Centre

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Spiny Rice-flower Steam Weed Control

Spiny Rice-flower Steam Weed Control In an effort to improve conditions to a translocated population of endangered Spiny Rice-flowers (SRF), Aus Eco Solutions have made the following changes to the site. Advice was sought by leading experts regarding SRF management.  Removed the old shade cloth fencing surrounding the plants to allow for more sunlight to … Continue reading Spiny Rice-flower Steam Weed Control

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Chemical Free Weed Control Around Wetlands and Waterways

  Saturated Steam is an environmentally friendly chemical free alternative to using herbicide to control weeds around wetlands and waterways.  Recently, we began a pilot program in the Southern Grampians. We treated grasses and broad leaf species on the waters edge of Lake Hamilton.  The area shown in this video was once known as the … Continue reading Chemical Free Weed Control Around Wetlands and Waterways

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Serrated Tussock Weed Control

  Serrated Tussock Weed Control Serrated Tussock (Nassella trichotoma) is highly adapted to a range of environments, seeds prolifically and is difficult and costly to control. Large volumes of seed are spread long distances by wind; allowing new populations to establish over large areas. Serrated tussock threatens the biodiversity of many native vegetation communities, including … Continue reading Serrated Tussock Weed Control

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Chemical free alternatives for weed control (part two)

After the media stories last week in Australia about councils still using glysophate or Roundup since its reclassification as “probably causes cancer”, we have had a number of queries about alternatives. This short videolink shares some more ideas … Chemical free alternatives for weed control (part two) and just in case your missed part one, here it is too… … Continue reading Chemical free alternatives for weed control (part two)

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