Council offers free planting and weed control workshop04/03/2020 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.