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Sawmill Road Waterway Salvinia Pest Management

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Summary

Objective
  • to reduce the infestation of salvinia and improve water quality
  • to increase awareness throughout the local community and assist in identifying key treatment times before infestation increases.

Works
  • pest management plan implemented utilising integrated pest management techniques
  • spraying, bio-control and harvesting of salvinia and yellow water lily undertaken from 2009 to 2014, and ongoing.

Outcomes
  • salvinia reduced to less than 5% coverage with ongoing treatment of both salvinia and yellow water lily
  • increased awareness and cooperation of private property owners throughout the waterway.

Benefits

This project will reduce the infestation of salvinia and improve water quality at Sawmill Road Waterway.

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Last updated: 13 November 2015

This page should be cited as:

Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2015) Sawmill Road Waterway Salvinia Pest Management, WetlandInfo website, accessed 24 September 2020. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/resources/tools/wetland-project/sawmill-road-waterway-salvinia-pest-management-0a9a/

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