Category Archives: alligator weed

CMA grant helps target invasive Alligator weed

Efforts to control Alligator Weed within the region has been “put on the front foot” after local councils were given $200,000 towards their invasive aquatic weeds programs. READ MORE
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Another Deadly Invasion

One more dreadful noxious weed attacks Dal Lake. Alligator grass, an aquatic weed also referred to as pig weed is a perennial, floating emergent, noxious invasive weed, has recently invaded all our famous fresh water bodies.
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Plan to control weeds opposed

Environmentalist and iwi groups say chemicals not safe
The Government and electricity giant Mighty River Power want restrictions lifted on banned pesticides they want to discharge into waterways – including the Waikato River – to control pest weeds.

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Govt targets destructive river weeds

The NSW government is launching an offensive against aquatic weeds that it says are damaging rivers in the Hawkesbury-Nepean region.

“The project will tackle some of the most serious and destructive aquatic weeds in the country, including Salvinia, Water Hyacinth, Alligator weed, Senegal Tea plant and Egeria,” Ms Hodgkinson said in a statement.

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