Publications

Fireweed Best Practice Management Guide

Fireweed Best Practice Management Guide

This guide is designed to complement existing technical publications on fireweed produced by state governments and councils.

Three versions are available for download

Low resolution version - for those with slower internet connections (1.6Mb)
High resolution version - for those with faster internet connections (8.7Mb)
Print quality version - for those who intend to print the guide in colour to distribute to others (16.5Mb)

Final Reports

Sheppard, A.W., and Olkers, T. 2012. Fireweed Control Research: Final Report on investigation of potential biological control agents in South Africa, including KwaZulu-Natal province and surrounding areas. CSIRO Report to Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry.

Sindel, B, Coleman, M, and Barnes, P. 2012. Fireweed Control Research - Final report: ecology and impact study. University of New England Report to Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry.

Conference Paper

Sindel, B.M., Coleman, M.J., and Reeve, I.J. 2012. Putting fireweed on the front burner: improving management and understanding impact. pp. 166-9 in Proceedings of the 18th Australasian Weeds Conference, ed. V. Eldershaw. Weed Society of Victoria Inc.

Project Updates

Fireweed Control Research: Bulletin No. 1 - 21/4/11

Fireweed Control Research: Bulletin No. 2 - 8/12/11

Fireweed Control Research: Bulletin No. 3 - 22/6/12

Project Administration

First steering committee meeting minutes - 12/8/10

Second steering committee meeting minutes - 1/2/12

Other Publications

Fireweed in Australia: Directions for Future Research (a report prepared by Brian Sindel for the Bega Valley Fireweed Association)