Biological Control Workshop - Armidale

18th Oct 2023

Biological control is an environmentally friendly and cost-effective weed management tool, which is playing an increasingly important role in managing weeds in Australia.

This workshop is suitable for everyone from council weed officers to landholders, or anyone interested in local weed biocontrol options.

Topics covered during the workshop include:

  • An introduction to biocontrol theory.
  • Current research and availability of local biocontrol agents.
  • Best practice for rearing and releasing biocontrol agents.
  • Assisting with the monitoring of your local biocontrol agents in the field.


Dr Andrew McConnachie (Senior Research Scientist, Weeds Research Unit - NSW Department of Primary Industries).

Date and time

14 November 2023

The presentation will run from 9:30am – 12:30pm followed by lunch.


Armidale. Venue details to be provided on registration.


Registrations are essential.

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