BIODIVERSITY WORKSHOP: DEMONSTRATING EFFECTIVE BLACKBERRY CONTROL TECHNIQUES, 2 MARCH 2019

Hepburn Shire Council & the VBT invite you to a Biodiversity Workshop - Demonstrating Effective Blackberry Control Techniques. Get the latest information on mechanical and chemical blackberry control, well planned control programs and resources. Check out the drone demonstrations. All Hepburn Shire residents and landholders welcome. Saturday 2nd...

VBT PROGRESS REPORT 2018

Our 2017-2018 Community Partnerships Program continues to support community-led action groups across the state to reduce blackberry in their local area.   The program funds groups to employ project officers to help drive their activities, which include mapping the location and extent of local blackberry infestations and...

WHITTLESEA BLACKBERRY CONTROL FIELD DAY

The VBT and the Whittlesea and Surrounds Blackberry Action Group held a successful field day at Eden Park on 6 October. Land managers from Whittlesea and further afield watched a demonstration of a mulcher in operation on the canes of blackberry sprayed last year. While these...

COMMUNITY TAKING ACTION ON BLACKBERRY

COMMUNITY TAKING ACTION - Whittlesea And Surrounds Blackberry Action Group is the latest VBT Video Case Study to be added to the our online video collection. The case study featured here demonstrates the determination of communities and individual landholders to find a way of tackling blackberry to...

COOPERATIVE BOUNDARY MANAGEMENT PILOT PROJECT

Four landholders, who have engaged in the North East Blackberry Action Group (NEBAG) program for several years and adjoin an 80-acre patch of forest at Walwa, are involved in a cooperative public land management pilot program. Read about the project in the latest issue of the...