Time to surrender your invasive cactus.

Alice Springs Landcare is concerned about the spread of invasive Cactus plants in Central Australia. Invasive Cacti impact upon Australia’s natural environment and threaten to spread across the arid zone. There are 20 species of Cactus that are recognised as invasive...

Cactus works heading west

Another weekend of cactus control gave us a chance to head west of the Stuart Highway and followup on some Coral Cactus growing on Teppa Hill. Tackling this infestation, and another behind Lackman Tce, is a critical step to stop this weed spreading to the west of...

Revisiting Cactus at Kurrajong Drive

Last sunday a few volunteers walked through the hills off Kurrajong Drive in search of that last 5 cactus that were found last year. The 5 cacti soon turned into 10, plus a few more, but all were collected in the end. A total of 67kg was taken to landfill from the...

Cactus catchup 2015

Thanks to all you volunteers for supporting Landcare this year at our cactus control and other projects. For cactus we managed to complete a sweep of previously treated sites through Eastside, Alice Springs. Following up is so import for success. Works at the Alice...

Cactus catch at Cavanagh Cresent

Today 14 Landcare volunteers dedicated their time to another cactus control day at Cavanagh Cresent, Eastside. A total of 80kg of Coral Cactus was removed to landfill today, completing the second treatment (and hopefully the last) of this area.  This backs up the...