Some Extra Help - Main Fire Trail Old Farm Area

Tuesday 4 April 2017

For this working bee we had staff from a section of UTAS as part of a Health & Wellbeing program and they were an enthusiastic, hard working group and their efforts most appreciated.
UTAS staff ona volunteer a day program with WPBG members


A large patch of Erica just below the Main Fire trail not far from Old Farm Road was tackled and a considerable area was cleared.  The Erica, known as Spanish Heath, was in the majority of cases large and several years old.  It was growing alongside Bracken and a variety of native plants.

The land worked on is within Wellington Park and we hope that through our action we can encourage TasNetworks to give a higher priority to the part that is outside the park.


A photo album is online, which includes some taken by Michelle from Hobart Bushcare


Photos above are of site A before and after
Photos above are of site B before and after
Photos above are at site D before and after

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