Biosecurity groups expand in WA

INVASIVE weeds, foxes, feral pigs and rabbits are the target of strengthened community control efforts in parts of Western Australia’s south west.

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Paterson’s curse (Echium plantagineum) is in the borage family, Boraginaceae, which includes some useful herbs and garden plants, and other toxic weeds such as yellow burr weed (Amsinckia spp.), viper’s bugloss (E. vulgare) and common heliotrope (Heliotropium europaeum).

Two RBGs in the state's south west are consulting with landholders in their areas for a new declared pest rate to support key activities.