BIOSECURITY ON THE MENU AT TUSSOCK TAMER DINNER

Nerida Croker and Chris Houghton drawing the winner of the Lucky door prize with the grasses and serrated tussock in the background. Can you pick which is the Serrated Tussock?

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A weed biosecurity dinner held in Crookwell recently marked the end of another successful Tussock Tamers campaign.

Tussock Tamers has been running for the past 7 years in the Upper Lachlan Shire, a community led Landcare campaign partnered by the Upper Lachlan Shire Council, Local Land Services, Department of Primary Industries- Weeds of National Significance; rural contractors, agricultural consultants, representatives from several Landcare groups and this year sponsored by the Great Eastern Ranges Initiative.

Over the past few months the Tussock Tamers team has been running weed workshops throughout the Upper Lachlan at locations such as Reids Flat, Crooked Corner, Peelwood, Taralga, Big Hill and Grabben Gullen.  Over 80 people have completed the integrated weed management training with well-known rural consultant Alison Elvin.

Rural Educator Alison Elvin showing  Grabben Gullen TT workshop participants how to identify weeds and weed look alikes Rural Educator Alison Elvin showing Grabben Gullen TT workshop participants how to identify weeds and weed look alikes

The dinner, for a further 50 local landholders ,was…

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