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Success!

Thanks to the many volunteers who got muddy with us in October! Together we planted 3000 + native plants and trees in the new wetlands at the Blackburn Lake Nature Reserve. Did you know? Wetlands are nature’s water purifiers – we’re taking direct action to keep Blackburn and Cusheon lakes healthy!

2016-06-28T20:17:35+00:00

Yellow Archangel

Yellow Archangel or Lamium (Lamium galeobdolon or Lamiastrum galeobdolon) This plant is often sold in hanging baskets or as a groundcover. It spreads aggressively in woodlands and riparian areas, climbing over and killing native plants and forming dense mats of roots which deplete the soil. FURTHER INFORMATION

2016-12-13T10:36:03+00:00

Periwinkle

Periwinkle (Vinca minor and Vinca major) Both species of periwinkle grow rapidly and adapt to a variety of conditions, forming dense mats that suppress and out-compete other plants. Coastal ISC Species Profile

2016-12-13T10:36:03+00:00