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 efforts of 2 weeks ago when 20 volunteers collected 100kg of Coral Cactus and removed Buffel Grass around 62 trees in Spencer Valley. These efforts bring our total cactus catch to over one and a half tonnes (see the Cactus count graph below). That’s a lot of cactus that’s now not spreading into the bush.
Still there’s more cactus to catch, and our next field day to be announced will target the Kurrajong Drive area (see map), with future plans to get to Teppa Hill later this year.