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
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
Whittlesea Invasive Species Forum 2018 A number of presentations from the Forum are now available on the VBT website in the resources collection – including Greg Baxter’s presentation, DEER IN AUSTRALIA.
The Victorian Blackberry Taskforce (VBT) is committed to working with communities and partner agencies to reduce the growth and spread of blackberry in Victoria. View our latest video Case Study: Blackberry: 'Community Taking Action' - Whittlesea And Surrounds Blackberry Action Group
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
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
The Victorian Blackberry Taskforce (VBT) is committed to working with communities and partner agencies to reduce the growth and spread of blackberry in Victoria. The objectives of the Victorian Blackberry Strategy are very clear and identify education, collaboration and innovation as the basis for achieving
Following the successful Cooperative Land Management Forum held in North East Blackberry Action Group in the Upper Murray last year, the VBT partnered with the Corner Inlet Blackberry Action Group on March 17th in Gippsland to provide information on future options for invasive species management. 40