Nassella neesiana

Chilean Needlegrass at Hackett, ACT

Nassella neesiana at Hackett, ACT - 15 Dec 2022
Nassella neesiana at Hackett, ACT - 15 Dec 2022
Nassella neesiana at Hackett, ACT - 15 Dec 2022
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Nassella neesiana 7 Feb 2023 waltraud

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Seed heads of Chilean Needle Grass CNG overhanging an informal track (first photograph) which is used by walkers, runners, bikers, horse riders, dog walkers with dogs on and off-lead etc. Small patches with a few CNG tussocks have spread enormously over the last three LaNina years to now form larger patches of CNG monocultures; the CNG is now threatening the rehabilitation work of the ParkCare group Friends of Mt Majura. The group monitored, photographed, described and sent letters to draw the attention of the land manager. Half a year ago a contractor sprayed approximately 5% of the CNG in that area. FoMM reported that the original spread was from a well-meaning resident who slashed behind backyard fences in the nature reserve and who spread the grass clippings into the nature reserve. FoMM reported this in the Hackett newsletter more than a decade ago and to staff of TAMS/ PCS/ CNP since then. Staff of the land manager or the fire unit recently slashed a 50m wide outer asset protection zone with peak seeding CNG. This will ensure an even wider spread into higher conservation sites. It is all good to have glossy management plans and goals and targets to reduce and contain transformer weeds; unfortunately, the unresourced goals and targets are not mysteriously achieving themselves. Mapped with Field Maps.

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