trial April 2022

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SCIENCE & COMMUNITY TOGETHER

Join us on Friday, 15 March. Now is the time to register for the Invasive Species Forum:FUTURE OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES IN INVASIVE SPECIES MANAGEMENTBRINGING SCIENCE AND COMMUNITY TOGETHER 15 March 2024, 9am-3pmMelbourne Museum – Tree Tops Venue This is an opportunity to hear from leading scientists, government and community about the impact and control of invasive species, and more […]

VBT PROGRESS REPORT 2023

VBT PROGRESS REPORT 2023 CHAIRPERSON’S REPORT 2022-2023 The main objective of the Victorian Blackberry Taskforce (VBT) is to oversee implementation of the Victorian Blackberry Strategy (VBS), with the key goal to reduce the growth and spread of blackberry across Victoria. The emphasis is on education, advocacy and providing accessible information and support for public and […]

EFFECTIVE BIOLOGICAL CONTROL

How do we achieve effective biological control of invasive European Blackberry? Dr Robin Adair, Australis Biological & Dr Rae Kwong, Biocontrol Scientist, DEECA In Australia, invasive European blackberry consists of a complex of around 18 recognised species and a range of hybrids, which collectively are amalgamated into Rubus fruticosus sp. agg. The first introductions to […]