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  • December Green Card Training Opportunity

    December Green Card Training Opportunity

    The DWG is running an open Green Card Training session on the 13th of December at the Dept of Parks and Wildlife in Kensington. The session will cover what an on-ground operator in a Phytophthora disease risk area needs to know to manage their Phytophthora Dieback risk in their daily operations. Details Date: Tuesday 13th December.Location: Purnululu Room, Department of Parks and Wildlife, 17 Dick Perry Ave, Kesington.Time: 9:00am - 1:00pmCost: $150pp including GST (cost includes morning tea, handouts and training resources)More details on the Green Card page: https://www.dwg.org.au/green-card Register now to book your place in the training. Private training sessions can be arranged through our DWG Trainers listed on the Green Card Training page. Read more...
  • Community Dieback Busting Day Sunday 25th of September

    West Leeming Primary School and the Dieback Working Group are holding a community dieback busting day this Sunday 25th of September at Dudley Hartree Reserve iin Leeming. The community is invited to come down to Dudley Hartree Reserve to help out with the Dieback Busting Day. The reserve is threatened by Phytophthora Dieback so we will be spending the morning injecting the trees with the chemical phosphite. Phosphite is a salt solution that acts to trigger the immune reponse of the plants, helping them to fend off Phytophthora Dieback. Read more...