Council offers free planting and weed control workshop

04/03/2020 11:28am

Are you interested in learning how to control weeds and maintain areas of native plantings?

Nelson City Council is offering a free workshop to demonstrate practical techniques for controlling weeds and maintaining plantings, with ecologist and restoration expert, Zac Milner from Kaitiaki o Ngahere. 

Zac will cover the following areas:

  • Weed identification and ecology
  • Weed impacts 
  • Control principles and restoration framework
  • Control techniques 
  • Planting maintenance 
  • Knapsack and spray use 

The workshop will provide useful information on maintaining plantings whether you’ve got 200 or 10,000 trees to look after, and will have a focus on native plantings. 

It will be a great opportunity to discuss general restoration themes with an ecologist and fellow participants, with snacks and refreshments provided. 

When: Saturday 28 March 10am – 12.30pm

Where: Paremata Flats Reserve, Maori Pa Road, Delaware Bay. Meet at the entrance.

For further details please email the Customer Services Centre or call them on 03 546 0200.