grass roots community organisation that aims to improve natural condition of the derwent catchment

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Derwent Catchment Group Annual Report 2016

Derwent Catchment Group Annual Report 2016 view here

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Poatina Fire Project Concludes

Thanks to the efforts of two hard working teams of two, the Poatina ragwort control program works have been completed. The teams, guided by the very accurate helicopter mapping of ragwort infestations undertaken in February 2015, worked for 4 weeks covering an 11,000ha area. Despite the difficult […]

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Poatina Fire Project Part 2

Hi this is Trish, who is helping out Josie and Eve, reporting from an office desk with not a helicopter in sight! The ragwort control project is in full-swing as I type with Jarrah, our person on the ground reporting that that ‘four staff working in teams […]

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Poatina Fire Project

On Wednesday just passed, the 25th Feb, Kathy Van Dullemen and myself (Eve Lazarus) spent 5 hours heli-weed-mapping with master pilot Nick Talbot of Tasmanian Helicopters. We flew over the whole Poatina Fire area – east of the Great Lake, Cramps Bay across to Arthur’s Lake, above […]

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