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Sydney Golden Wattle is one of the most invasive woody weeds in the Albany region. Without control it will overwhelm entire tracts of native vegetation. It is in full bloom at the moment and therefore very easy to identify. The Kalgan River Stewards is a local volunteer conservation group, active for the last 10 years, which has been caring for the Kalgan riverbank in the region of the Luke Penn walkway.

The Kalgan River Stewards in association with Green Skills and Montgomery’s Hill Wines are holding a Sydney Golden Wattle busting workshop on the 19th August 2018. Anyone interested in Landcare and keen to remove some of these invasive weeds is welcome to attend.

Weedy Wattle


Meeting time; Sunday 19th August 9.30am

Where to find us; Montgomery’s Hill Wines
45821 South Coast Hwy Kalgan

What to bring; Small hand held saw and shovel if you have one

What to wear; Sturdy jeans and footwear, raincoat if wet

Program; 9.30am Arrive
9.40am Welcome and plan for the morning.
Phil Shilcock, Montgomery’s Hill Wines
9.50am The Kalgan River Stewards, what we do
John Tomlinson
10.00am Control of the Sydney Golden Wattle
Peter Stewart.
Bushcarer’s Group Coordinator City of Albany
10.15am Weed busting
12.15am BBQ Lunch
Tea, Coffee, Wine tasting
1.00-1.30pm Event concludes

Further information contact Jim Leighton mobile 0428429844

RSVP; Please let us know if you are planning to attend by email to
[email protected]au