Management of Aquatic Weed in the Burdekin.

Aquatic Weed and Riparian Management Agreements

Riparian Management Agreements Landholders living near or adjacent to waterways in the Burdekin are able to participate in a proactive program called Riparian Management Agreements (RMA’s).  Landholders and Burdekin Shire Council  both contribute money towards the agreement which allows Pest Management Officers the opportunity to manage and maintain certain key areas of water ways for aquatic [...]

Riparian Management Agreements

Landholders living near or adjacent to waterways in the Burdekin are able to participate in a proactive program called Riparian Management Agreements (RMA’s).  Landholders and Burdekin Shire Council  both contribute money towards the agreement which allows Pest Management Officers the opportunity to manage and maintain certain key areas of water ways for aquatic weeds.  For more information please contact Customer Service to speak to a Pest Mangament officer on (07)47 83 9800.

 

Aquatic Weed Control Methods

Burdekin Shire Council area has numerous varieties of aquatic pest plants. Pest Management officers undertake spray regimes in order to combat the spread of aquatic weed. Methods include: Monitoring known sites Boat boom spraying Quickspray unit spraying Weedharvester Biological Control      

Burdekin Shire Council area has numerous varieties of aquatic pest plants.

Pest Management officers undertake spray regimes in order to combat the spread of aquatic weed. Methods include:

  • Monitoring known sites
  • Boat boom spraying
  • Quickspray unit spraying
  • Weedharvester
  • Biological Control

 

Healys Lagoon before treatment

Healys Lagoon before treatment

 

Healys Lagoon after treatment

Healys Lagoon after treatment

 

RMA Newsletters

Please find recent RMA newsletters below. RMA Newsletter Barrattas 2018 RMA Newsletter Collinsons Lagoon 2018 RMA Newsletter Healys Lagoon 2018 RMA Newsletter Horseshoe Lagoon 2018 RMA Newsletter Ironbark Creek 2018 RMA Newsletter Lilliesmere Lagoon 2018 RMA Newsletter Saltwater 2018 RMA Newsletter Sheepstation Creek 2018

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