African feather grass (RPMP 2018)

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African feather grass (RPMP 2018)

African feather grass in a field.

African feather grass is subject to a Sustained Control programme as part of the Regional Pest Management Plan 2018. It has a limited distribution and density and the long term goal is to ensure the infestations are maintained at very low levels.

Marlborough District Council will carry out all the control work required for this pest. Sites are visited by biosecurity staff at regular intervals to ensure all infestations are controlled before they seed, ensuring the infestations are maintained at very low levels.

Other links

See how this programme is tracking

Go to the Weedbusters website for further information, control tips and images

Go to the Smart Map of recorded African Feather Grass distribution