Jeff Thomas (North Coast Region, PO Box 361, Grafton, NSW 2460, Australia. Tel. 02 66 411506. E-mail: email@example.com) is Pest Management Officer and Damien Hofmeyer (Richmond River Area, PO Box 856, Alstonville, NSW 2477, Australia. Tel. 02 6627 0221. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org) is a Ranger at the Parks and Wildlife Division of the Department of Environment and Conservation (NSW). Andrew Benwell (PO Box 641, Mullumbimby, NSW 2482, Australia. Tel. 6684 5496. Email: email@example.com) is an ecological consultant engaged within the program. This article provides an overview of 4 years’ treatment of Bitou Bush and the effects of this treatment on the recovery of native vegetation.
Bitou Bush control (after fire) in Bundjalung National Park on the New South Wales North Coast
Version of Record online: 3 JUL 2006
Ecological Management & Restoration
Volume 7, Issue 2, pages 79–92, August 2006
How to Cite
Thomas, J., Hofmeyer, D. and Benwell, A. S. (2006), Bitou Bush control (after fire) in Bundjalung National Park on the New South Wales North Coast. Ecological Management & Restoration, 7: 79–92. doi: 10.1111/j.1442-8903.2006.00262.x
- Issue online: 3 JUL 2006
- Version of Record online: 3 JUL 2006
Bitou Bush has already invaded extensive coastal dunes in subtropical and temperate eastern Australia. Can it be treated at a large enough scale to make a difference? Results to date of a targeted aerial spraying program (applied after wildfire at Bundjalung National Park) are showing strong recovery of high conservation value dunal vegetation along 35 km of the northern New South Wales coastline.