Rainforest Restoration and Indigenous Project
This project aims to provide the field experience the Lake Tyers Indigenous
work Crew require for their
resource management certificate qualifications at Forestech,
whilst achieving long term improvements in areas of rainforest.
As a pilot project we are
keen to document the progress and demonstrate the long term environmental
Supervisor and Lake Tyers Indigenous Work Crew Supervisor
plus Trust for Nature representative and EGRCMN committee members visited a
number of rainforest sites. Specific
identified for each site, to assist in works description, and for monitoring and
Preliminary observations that will provide the basis for the project manager to
develop the plan of action.
||Mixed weed invasion
||Identify individual weed issues and design a program to
match the time allocation and maximise long term benefit.
||There are already others working in this area and this
project aims to support their efforts not to take over their area of
the Kalimna hotel
||Spot spray including small plants and use of ropes to access
||Prevent windblown seed establishing pampas on the islands in
|Comers Road property
||Cleared area within the gully not responding to revegetation
||Use of non palatable species to establish protection along
with deer mapping and control.
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||Large area of wandering jew to be prevented from getting
into the gully. Asparagus fern.
||Map the area of infestation and prepare and spray.
careful walk through and hand weed removing asparagus fern.
|Attending to transforming weeds which out compete or block
light needed for native species.
||Maintenance of plantings further planting.
||Weed around previous plantings as pioneer species being used
to develop cover and reduce browsing are susceptible to out competing by
||Deer damaged to be monitored
||Map damage and deer movement patterns.
||Planting to be undertaken