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Groundsel control—Fraser Island

Website/Report

(not documented)

Project lead

Partnerships

Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service, Department of National Parks, Sport and Racing

Industries

Conservation

Activities

On-ground work

Case study type

(none)

Funding source

Australian Government/NRM

Funding amount

(not documented)

In-kind contribution

(not documented)

Start date

4 April 2012

End date

31 October 2012

Summary

This project targets groundsel (Baccharis halimifolia), on the south western region of Fraser Island in the Great Sandy Strait Ramsar site. Other weed species may be encountered during control programs including mile-a-minute (Ipomoea cairica) and Singapore daisy (sphagneticola trilobata). Opportunistic control of these species will be included in the program. Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service manage the project, including engaging a contractor for on-ground works.

Benefits

  • Improved habitat of World Heritage Fraser Island and Great Sandy Strait Ramsar Wetland.

Lesson

(not documented)

Reference ID

(none)

Last updated: 9 October 2017

This page should be cited as:

Groundsel control—Fraser Island, WetlandInfo 2014, Department of Environment and Science, Queensland, viewed 31 January 2020, <https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/resources/tools/wetland-project/groundsel-control-fraser-island-22c6/>.

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