The PHBG have a range of programs, activities and resources available to help the community control declared pests.
Weed Identification and advice workshops
The PHBG can organise and deliver information workshops to interested groups, landholders, businesses or local government officers.
Next workshop : Harvey, early 2021.
Help with Control
The PHBG has a number of tree poppers available to assist in the physical removal of large mature woody weeds.
Tree poppers ergonomically assist in levering out mature woody weeds from the soil.
The PHBG has backpack spray equipment that can be used to apply a chemical herbicide for the control of declared weeds.
The group has also invested in a weed wiper to help landholders control Cape tulip.
Landholders within our operational area can fill in our EOI form to loan our equipment free of charge.
The PHBG are developing avenues where biocontrol agents can be spread within our operational area to assist in the control of Paterson's curse.
The PHBG now have equipment to check if there are active biocontrol agents at sites with Paterson's curse.
Email weeds@PHBG.org for more information
The PHBG have a range of traps that can be hired to assist in the control of feral animals.
The PHBG can provide information on the range of chemical options available for the control of feral animals.
This includes subsidising the cost of 1080 permits and training.