Fire recovery: Weed control


Landcare after the fires - Weed Control - Download (42 KB)

After fires, weeds can become issues requiring attention in the first few years, however it also create opportunities to deal with some of the big weed issues for landholders.

This information sheet includes principles applicable to most properties affected by fire, but includes details and actions specific to fire areas on the northern side of Melbourne in 2014.

The risk of weed invasion, and their impact on farms and the environment dramatically increases during and after an emergency such as drought, fire or flood.  This link to the Agriculture Victoria website expains how farmers and land managers can minise this risk by implementing some simple actions which may save money, environmental values and avoid future stress whilst recovering from an emergency.

Go to Weed Warning Drought Fire Flood

The resource below provide further information on controlling weeds on your property after fires.