PCE - FIDO Weed Management at Happy Valley Fraser Island 14/15
Fraser Island Defenders Organisation Limited (trading as FIDO)
Case study type
Burnett Mary Regional Group NRM Regional Investments: Keeping it Great: Fraser Island Defenders
19 August 2014
31 May 2015
This project based a team of volunteers, recruited by the Fraser Island Defenders Organization (FIDO), in Happy Valley for three weeks (starting September 2014) during the 2014-15 financial year to try to control the virulent invasion of Abrus prectorius (crabs eye).
FIDO cleaned the area of this weed in December 2005 and again in March and May 2014. However, because no follow up was carried out the weed invasion urgently needs to be dealt with again and to be incorporated into future regular FIDO weeding programs.
The project aims to:
This protect will:
Last updated: 16 May 2015
This page should be cited as:
Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2015) PCE - FIDO Weed Management at Happy Valley Fraser Island 14/15, WetlandInfo website, accessed 24 September 2020. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/resources/tools/wetland-project/pce-fido-weed-management-at-happy-valley-fraser-island-14-15-697f/