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Fight for your environment – Mount Canobolas needs help!

Mount Canobolas is being taken over by a herbaceous threat: English Ivy. The ornamental garden species turned feral weed has spread over a large area within the Mount Canobolas conservation zone, strangling native vegetation wherever it goes, and Orange local and Nat’s member Robert Alford is putting out the call for help to get rid of it.

Robert Alford is seeking help from members of The Nationals in Orange and surrounds to fight back against the threat by attending a working bee in conjunction with National Parks & Wildlife Services and local conservation groups. The working bee will aim to cut back the ivy close to ground level to help control and prevent the weed spreading further.

The working bee will be held on Sunday the 19th February starting at 9am. Volunteers are to meet at the Mount Canobolas Tea House – off the Towac Valley Road.

A Barbeque will be held for lunch at 12.30pm to thank those volunteers passionate about giving back to their community and local environment.

If you want to take part or would like more information, please call Robert Alford on 0407 220 690 or email

What: Mount Canobolas Working Bee

When: Sunday 19th February

Where: Meet at Mount Canobolas Tea House (off Towac Valley Road) at 9am

Who: Call or email Robert Alford 0407 220 690


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