Gondwana Link

Adding new species to the mix

Posted by: Keith Bradby

Published: 04/04/2006

Local supporters learn about innovative restoration techniques. Photo Amanda Keesing.

Trials of innovative techniques are a must to advance restoration success. Here a group of local supporters on tour to the Fitz-Stirling area are intrigued by the difficulties involved in getting seed from different Proteaceous and Myrtaceous species. For part of this year's planting on Yarrabee, in the Link’s Fitz-Stirling area, contractor Jack Mercer chopped seed bearing stems through a garden mulcher and then spread the material with an agricultural spreader.

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