NEWS

5 Mar 2019

Blackwood Biosecurity Officer Julie Chapman is currently

leading Blackberry control trials with interested landholders.

Julie is a weed management specialist and is available to help with declared flora identification and to assist you in making the best possible managem...

5 Mar 2019

Toxic to humans and livestock and able to contaminate agricultural produce, Pokeweed (Phytolacca american) was found in Balingup and Bridgetown.

5 Mar 2019

BOYUP BROOK DECLARED PEST BIRD ALERT! A sharp eyed Boyup Brook businessman spotted what is suspected to be a house sparrow yesterday and reported it to Blackwood Biosecurity.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) is asking people in the...

5 Mar 2019

All in one training and licensing for landholders looking to summer controls. The well attended workshop included demonstration of the canid pest ejector and comprehensive coverage of fox control.

5 Mar 2019

We realise that for those of you who live in and around townsites, your options for fox and other feral animal controls are limited.

Our Field Officers are still busy removing foxes for landholders in these areas and if you need our help, please let us know.


Biosecurity...

5 Mar 2019

1,2,3 March 2019. 204 foxes, 6 pigs, 4 feral cat and 12 rabbits.  1st Prize with 480 points was The Bandits, 2nd was Steve Wood with 310 points, 3rd prize The Foxinators with 280 points. "Best Junior" prize was shared between the youngsters. 
 

4 Mar 2019

Thanks to Marc Deas and Andrew Gorton for sharing valuable information on shooter safety and accuracy to ensure humane one shot controls.

4 Mar 2019

Sheila, Jessie, Erlanda, Ade and Andrew taking a break at the very busy Upper Blackwood Show, Melbourne Cup Day, 2018.  We took along lots of gear that can be used to assist landholders and talked to lots of interested people.

4 Mar 2019

24th November, 2018 

Another busy Show Day, talking with landholders about their declared pest problems.....mostly foxes, rabbits, feral pigs, blackberry and cottonbush.

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