BDBSA Project Metadata Detail

Survey/Project Number: 260          Total No. of Sites: 0
Survey/Project Name: Bridal Creeper Control Trials at Mt Billy
Abstract: Herbicide trials at Mt Billy for controlling bridal creeper in order to develop management techniques for conserving threatened orchid populations (blunt-tongue greenhood, copper beard-orchid, red beard-orchid). Once suitable control method determined, a management plan for conservation of orchid populations, will be developed in association with Threatened Orchid Recovery Team.
 
Start Date: 01/01/1998      End Date: 01/01/2008
Survey Type: Vegetation Only
   
Study Area Description: *** No study area description recorded
Objectives
         Vegetation: Bridal creeper suppresses growth of native understorey and groundcover species. These trials conducted on 4-5x1mx1m plots, testing various spray rates and their timing to determine optimum control method.
         Fauna: *** No fauna survey objectives recorded
Methodology
         Vegetation: *** No vegetation methodology recorded
         Fauna: *** No vertebrate methodology recorded

Data Distribution Rules: Public
Project Basis: Vegetation : Unclassified - pending reassessment.
Information Authority: Department for Environment and Heritage (BDBSA:Adelaide) - Victor Harbor Office