Blackberry control

Control of wild blackberry with a program of herbicide spraying will be undertaken by Shire of Dardanup contractors next week on affected road verges in the Ferguson Valley and Burekup.

The target areas are:

  • Ferguson Valley – Ferguson Road, Wellington Mill Road, South Road
  • Burekup – Collie River Road

Road users may encounter traffic management and/or warning signs in the works areas.

Blackberry is one of four species targeted by the Shire of Dardanup through an ongoing program of weed management.

Also targeted are:

  • Narrow Leaf Cotton Bush
  • Cape Tulip
  • Apple of Sodom.

Everyone has a role to play in managing weeds to protect our environment and farm lands. For more information about weed control, phone Shire of Dardanup Environmental Officer James Kain on 9724 0341.