Biological control and cactus awareness workshop (Broken Hill)

Landholders and the Broken Hill community are encouraged to attend this workshop to hear about the latest techniques and research in biological control for the Western region.

The workshop will be valuable learning for everyone from council weed officers to landholders or anyone interested in local weed biocontrol options.

About the presenter 

Dr Andrew Mcconnachie, Senior Research Scientist in the Weeds Research Unit at NSW Department of Primary Industries. Topics covered during the workshop include:

  • an introduction to biocontrol theory
  • current research and availability of local biocontrol agents
  • best practice with regards to rearing and releasing biocontrol agents
  • assisting with the monitoring of your local biocontrol agents in the field.

Please RSVP by Thursday 5 November for catering purposes. This workshops is being run jointly by Western Local Land Services and Western Landcare NSW.

8 Nov 2020 9:30 am - 1:30 pm




Centre for Community
200 Beryl St
Broken Hill

Thel O'Shea
Local Landcare Coordinator
0419 984 083

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