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Improving the overall health of the Swan Bay catchment area

The aim of the project was to spot spray Serrated Tussock (Nassella trichotoma) and to cut and paint or hand weed Flax Leaf Broom (Genista linifolia) in order to improve the overall health of the Swan Bay catchment area to prevent these invasive species from taking over the landscape. Hedge Wattle (Acacia paradoxa) is a native species … Continue reading Improving the overall health of the Swan Bay catchment area

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Blue Waters Lake Reserve Management

Blue Waters Lake – Ocean Grove Working in the Geelong region, Aus Eco Solutions has been tasked to manage and maintain the Blue Waters Lake Reserve. The aim for this particular site is to encourage the growth of the native vegetation already there by spot spraying invasive grass broadleaf and escaped garden species out. Manual … Continue reading Blue Waters Lake Reserve Management

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Barwon Heads Management of Invasive Grass Species

Moonah Park Reserve This Winter Aus Eco Solutions worked in conjunction with the City of Greater Geelong Council to manage the Moonah Park Reserve located in Barwon Heads. The aim of this work was to control invasive grass species, particularly Panic Veldt Grass (Pittosporum undulatum), broadleaf species such as Cape Weed (Arctotheca calendula), and various thistles, to … Continue reading Barwon Heads Management of Invasive Grass Species

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Spiny Rice-flower Seed Collection Update

In winter 2018 Aus Eco Solutions started our seed collection project on Spiny Rice-flowers. This is an important project for Aus Eco Solutions, as Spiny Rice-flowers are critically endangered species, with only around 20 wild populations remaining. Since we started this project, we have removed all the bags from the Spiny Rice-flowers and collected all of … Continue reading Spiny Rice-flower Seed Collection Update

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Bellarine Bayside Point Richards Flora and Fauna Reserve

Contracted by Bellarine Bayside Coastal Management Aus Eco Solutions was tasked with spraying weedy grasses, particularly; Panic Veldt Grass (Pittosporum undulatum), and woody weeds specifically Flax Leaf Broom (Genista linifolia) and Bone Seed (Chrysanthemoides monilifera) within the Point Richards Flora and Fauna Reserve. The spraying occurred in two stages of spraying using a mix of knapsacks and rig spray guns. … Continue reading Bellarine Bayside Point Richards Flora and Fauna Reserve

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Aus Eco Solutions Award

  Aus Eco Solutions is proud to be supporting outstanding student achievements in the Environmental sector. Landscape Restoration is particularly important to Aus Eco Solutions as directly aligns with our work to restore native ecosystems. Congratulations again to Jason Pickering, we wish you all the best in the completion of your study at Federation University.

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Werribee River Revegetation Project

Werribee River ford crossing revegetation site for Southern Rural Water Aus Eco Solutions has undertaken an extensive revegetation project of approximately 2,600 plants along the Werribee River in the Winter of 2017. A civil engineering project required the reshaping of both low flow and high flow banks, causing extensive alteration of the existing landscape. The … Continue reading Werribee River Revegetation Project

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Spiny Rice-flower Seed Collection

Aus Eco Solutions has just started collecting seeds from Spiny-rice flowers; in collaboration with the Spiny Rice-flower Recovery Team and with DELWP approval and permits. Pimelea spinescens subsp. spinescens (Spiny Rice-flower) is a small, long-lived perennial herb indigenous to the Victorian Volcanic Plains (VVP). Being critically endangered, the species needs all the help it can … Continue reading Spiny Rice-flower Seed Collection

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Ecological Burn 2018

Blanalko Altona Ecological Burn 2018 Aus Eco Solutions recently undertook an ecological burn at Altona. Regular burning of grasslands is essential for proper ecosystem function, as it removes excess biomass, rejuvenates tussock grasses and opens up inter-tussock spaces. These inter-tussock spaces are where a large proportion of the grasslands biodiversity can be found, as they … Continue reading Ecological Burn 2018

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