VBT NEWS: May 2020
The latest edition of the Victorian Blackberry Taskforce’s newsletter has recently been published. Read the latest updates on blackberry management. A pdf copy of the May 2020 VBT News can be viewed by clicking on the image or text links below.
Some of our top stories in the latest VBT News:
CONTROLLING BLACKBERRY POST-FIRE
The Victorian Blackberry Taskforce acknowledges the severe impacts the fires have had on communities and the environment, not only in Victoria but nationally. Landholders are now dealing with the effects of fire on their properties and assessing the present and future impacts on land and water and how best to manage them into the future. Find out more about how to tackle blackberry post-fire.
BARRIERS TO CONTROLLING BLACKBERRY IN COMMERCIAL CROPPING AREAS
The Victorian Blackberry Taskforce is embarking on a new project to engage landholders in commercial horticultural regions. Read more about this new project in the VBT News.
SUCCESSFUL LAUNCH OF SILVAN BLACKBERRY PROGRAM
Over forty Yarra Valley landholders attended the official launch of the Silvan Blackberry Action Group’s new engagement program.
You can view back issues of the VBT News on the Resources page of the VBT website.