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Walliebum Waterhole-wetland at Prawle for Hymenachne, salvinia and water hyacinth Pest Management

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Summary

Objective
  • to reduce the infestation of salvinia, water hyacinth and hymenache, and improve water quality
  • to increase awareness and cooperation with property owners 
  • to reduce impacts on palustrine wetland 12.3.8.

Works
  • pest management plan implemented utilising integrated pest management techniques
  • spraying undertaken by Fraser Coast Regional Council (FCRC).

Outcomes
  • ongoing treatment of pest plants
  • increased awareness and cooperation of private property owners throughout the waterway.

Benefits

This project aims to reduce the infestation of salvinia, water hyacinth and hymenache, as well as to improve water quality at Walliebum Waterhole.

Lesson

There has been a reduction in pest species but this project requires further work and resources as some of the site is difficult to access, especially at crucial treatment times before seed set.

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Last updated: 17 November 2015

This page should be cited as:

Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2015) Walliebum Waterhole-wetland at Prawle for Hymenachne, salvinia and water hyacinth Pest Management, WetlandInfo website, accessed 24 September 2020. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/resources/tools/wetland-project/walliebum-waterhole-wetland-at-prawle-for-hymenachne-salvinia-and-water-hyacinth-5bc6/

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