Native infestation

NATIVE PEST: While welcome in coastal areas, South East protected native species sallow wattle has become a pest plant north of Mount Gambier.

SOUTH East protected native species sallow wattle (acacia longifolia) has became a threatening pest away from the coast.

While not an officially declared pest, Natural Resources South East is encouraging control work to stop further spread.

Natural Resources management officer Alan Robins said local forest management company Timberlands Pacific was taking on the initiative to control the potential threat.

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