Weeds and native vegetation
About this page
An introduction to our coast's unique plantlife and what's being done to protect it from invasive weeds and other threats. While the coast has some incredible indigenous flora, invasive weeds represent the one of greatest threats to our coast's natural environment.
How to identify the enemies in your garden and information on going native at home.
Identifying the enemies:
Find out what our worst coastal invaders look like in our weeds gallery - and they all start off in the garden!
The Natural Values Project
The program includes a Natural Values Project which aims to improve native vegetation communities along our coastal reserves by blitzing weeds over the next three years and boosting native plant species.
Look out for these local lovelies
A pictorial sampler of just some of the fascinating local native flora found along our coast.
What is an environmental weed?
Would you know a weed if you saw one? Natives can be invasive weeds too!
Our battle plan against weeds
What are we doing to fight invasive weeds and protect coastal biodiversity?