TAMS are warning us that new European Wasp queens are breeding right now:
“The tell-tale sign of a nest is a steady stream of wasps flying in and out of a hole leading to where the nest is hidden away. Wasp nests are usually located underground or are built into the structure of the house such [...]
Territory And Municipal Services are warning against the invasion of Madagascan Fireweed:
Canberrans are being urged to be on the lookout for a new incursion of weed species that has recently been identified in the ACT – Madagascan Fireweed (Senecio madagascariensis).
“While the weed is commonly found in the surrounding NSW region, this is the first serious [...]
Territory And Municipal Services has announced they’re investing $3.5 million to attack the weeds around Canberra.
“Above average rainfall last summer encouraged the spread of a number of invasive weeds, in particular, Blackberry and St John’s Wort,” said Steve Taylor, Senior Invasive Weeds
Officer, Parks and Conservation. “Other highly invasive weeds have also taken advantage of [...]
The Canberra Times is reporting that the Mexican waterlily, Nymphaea mexicana, is rife in the supposed environmental nirvana of the Jerrabomberra wetlands.
”It is highly invasive and little bits break off it easily and start new plants,” he said. ”We think there is a risk of it getting out of Lake Burley Griffin and into the [...]
[First filed: Oct 12, 2010 @ 11:46]
The ABC has a lengthy piece on the pretty daisies brightening our lives this spring.
It turns out they’re dastardly capeweed from South Africa.
I think at this point we’re just going to have to enjoy it.
Should be eradicated
Should be enjoyed