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Aus Eco Solutions Working with Parks Victoria

Aus Eco Solutions have created an annual weed management plan to coincide with Parks Victoria formatted Environmental Managment Plan (EMP). Aus Eco Solutions have been working on Parks Victoria site One Tree East in Quandong, south of Ballan Road, in preparation for it to become one of Victorias Grassland National Parks. Our crews have been conducting extensive weed … Continue reading Aus Eco Solutions Working with Parks Victoria

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Biodiversity Interactive Mapper

The Biodiversity Interactive Map is an easily accessible, free and very useful resource for both students and professionals in the environmental industry. It can provide you with basic information regarding: Native Vegetation Biodiversity Planning info Highlight any threatened flora & fauna Location of native wetlands Marine and coastal info Located areas of disturbance Provide catchment … Continue reading Biodiversity Interactive Mapper

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Changes to the Victorian Planning Provisions

The Victorian State Government has recently concluded a review into native vegetation clearing regulations. The Outcomes Report (linked below ) gives an overview of the review process and lists 29 proposed changes to the Victorian Planning Provisions, as well as those changes to be implemented independently of the provisions. The review aims to “sensibly protect … Continue reading Changes to the Victorian Planning Provisions

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Conservation Action Plan for the Victorian Volcanic Plain

Greening Australia and Trust for Nature have recently released a Conservation Action Plan for the Victorian Volcanic Plains. The Summary Report (linked below) contains a wealth of information on values, threats and actions relevant to the natural vegetation communities of the bioregion. It provides succinct information on natural assets present, grouped into eight categories: Plains … Continue reading Conservation Action Plan for the Victorian Volcanic Plain

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Offset management tips – How to collect EPBC listed Spiny Rice-flower seed

  Recently, the team at Aus Eco Solutions started collecting seed from critically endangered and EPBC listed (Environment Protection Biodiversity & Conservation Act 1999) Spiny Rice-flowers (Pimelea spinescens subsp. spinescens). We manage a number of sites West of Melbourne in Altona, Deer Park and Eynesbury that hold this rare and iconic EPBC listed species, and the … Continue reading Offset management tips – How to collect EPBC listed Spiny Rice-flower seed

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Chemical free alternatives for weed control (part three)

After the media stories 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 video link shares some more ideas … Chemical free alternatives for weed control (part three) and just in case your missed part one & two, here they are … Continue reading Chemical free alternatives for weed control (part three)

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Saturated Steam Weed Control Demo

  Saturated Steam weed control is an alternative weed control method and can be used as an alternative to chemicals such as Glyphosate in both conservation and agricultural settings. Recently Jon Nester, Branch Manager at Aus Eco Solutions met with Lisette Mill the Land care facilitator from the Basalt to Bay for Moyne and Warrnambool regions. … Continue reading Saturated Steam Weed Control Demo

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Educational Presentation Women In Science Conference 2016

Aus Eco Solutions presented an Educational Presentation at the 2016 Women In Science Conference at the Ecolinc Science and Technology Innovations Centre in Bacchus Marsh. Ecolinc hosted approximately 100 Year 9 & 10 girls at the 2016 ‘Emerging Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) for Women Program’ on Friday 15th July. The day consisted of … Continue reading Educational Presentation Women In Science Conference 2016

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