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Charlesworth Reserve Weedbusting

Sunday 21 May 2017, 3:00pm

Charlesworth Wetland Reserve is a 20ha coastal wetland.  The Christchurch City Council purchased this wetland that was drained and used for farmland for many years  In 2007 the Avon-Heathcote Ihutai Estuary Trust agreed to make this retoration project a trust project and in 2014 wetland plant number 100.000 was placed in the ground.  Weed control being the key factor to the success of this project. Boneseed, convolvulus, grass invasion needing constant control. The volunteers meet every Sunday between 3 and 5pm. Meet at Charlesworth Street Carpark for instruction from the Park Ranger.   Tools are provided but you will need to wear old clothes, sturdy boots and a hat.

For more information contact info@estuary.org.nz

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