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How to identify & control invasive weeds

Join Granite Borders Landcare and our experts in the classroom as we learn how to; spot weeds, why is this important, what should be our focus, what help is out there and what we can do to manage them. This is a must-have skill for any land carer!

# Collect and bring along YOUR OWN ‘bagged’ samples from home as we talk:

  • ·Common weeds across the Granite Belt
  • Native weeds versus exotic weeds
  • ·Effective and efficient treatment methods
  • ·Technology – how, what and is it useful?
  • ·Biosecurity – what are your responsibilities and do you have a PLAN?
  • ·Useful tools for the shed
  • The latest research in the ecology and control of weeds incl: fireweed, serrated tussock, Chilean Needle Grass
  • Tips for identifying weeds

WHEN: Thursday, April 27th – registration opens at 9:30am (with morning tea) and we will finish around 1:30pm

WHERE: The Henry Parkes Motel Function Room, 144 Rouse Street, Tenterfield

Catering Supplied is supplied so please remember to RSVP!!

For more information call Karen at Granite Borders Landcare on 02 6736 3500 or email

If you are interested in learning more or would prefer an afternoon session then join us in the afternoon at Tenterfield Park (Derby Street).  Come along to one or both sessions!  

To book a spot at the afternoon session use this link:


A little about our speakers:

Professor Brian Sindel (BScAgr (Hons), DipEd (Dist), PhD (USyd)

Brian Sindel

Currently Professor of Weed Science , Weed science - School of Environmental and Rural Science (UNE)

  • Researcher studying the ecology and control over a variety of weed species including - fireweed, serrated tussock, Chilean Needle Grass and many others.
  • Research Supervisor - 25 years +
  • Primary research areas include pasture weeds, weeds of vegetables and antarctic weeds

Beth Brown

Regional Weeds Coordinator, Northern Tablelands Local Land Services

Chris Battersby

Weed's Officer, Tenterfield Shire Council

This workshop has been funded through the 2021/2022 Regional Land Partnerships – Northern Tablelands – Healthy Headwaters Project

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The Henry Parkes Motel, Function Room 144 Rouse Street Tenterfield NSW 2372 Australia

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Granite Borders Landcare Committee Inc.

Karen Pickering
Granite Borders Landcare Committee Inc.

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