Demonstrating Effective Blackberry Control Techniques

There are many ways to control blackberry, depending on your situation. The information below from a recently held event covers a range of control options including, chemical, pine oil and physical control. The Victorian Blackberry Taskforce and the Hepburn Shire Council hosted a successful event - ‘Demonstrating


Corner Inlet Blackberry Action Group and VBT invites you to: Future Opportunities & Challenges for Invasive Species Management Forum. Exploring latest research into: - Blackberry Biocontrol: Dr Robin Adair - Deer Population Growth: Dr Greg Baxter - Good Neighbour Program: Matt Zannini - Roadside Weed Control: Chris Rankin Many landholders have properties bordering

Barkers Creek – Woody Weed Day

The Barkers Creek Landcare Network is hosting a free event. Woody Weed Control Demonstration Day On-site demonstrations of relevant woody weed control techniques Useful information on how to get the best results Demonstration of ECOblade, a machine which cuts and paints Blackberry/Gorse in one action   Drinks and

Barkers Creek Tour

By Shane O'Laughlin, Victorian Blackberry Taskforce Representative The Friends of Barkers Creek Group held the first community meeting at Harcourt on 28th June. The attendance was great. There are already 17 land owners signed to weed management plans and after hearing and seeing the expectation in the hall

Bushfire Recovery Evaluation

On Tuesday 19th of June, members from across three of the Community Partnership Projects met as part of the evaluation of the project. The Bushfire recovery projects were initiated by the Taskforce following the Black Saturday fires. The groups use the community-led blackberry approach to engagement. The projects used incentive

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The Victorian Blackberry Taskforce attended a meeting convened by the Upper Goulburn Landcare Network to explore the role of a community-led approach. Over 50 farmers attended the evening. Michael Reid (DPI -Executive Officer of the Taskforce) gave an overview of government priorities in pest management. Lyn