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Bob Myers interview – introduced vs native grasses for fuel-load and bushfire prevention

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Every summer in Australia, bushfires are a very serious matter that can claim lives, land and property. Having a fire safety and evacuation plan is essential in most parts of Australia. But what if we could control the fires before they have begun? We were privileged to have Bob Myers, founding president of the Native Grasses Resources Group in South Australia and native plant grower and breeder, visit us here at NativeSeeds and spend some of his time doing an interview for us. In this section of the interview, Bob explains how introduced grasses can contain up to 1300% more fuel load for bushfires than our beautiful Australian native grasses.

FAQ’s for Establishing Native Australian Grasses – Part Three

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Third in a series of 3 information videos of an interview between John Delpratt and Dr. Ian Chivers discussing the most frequently asked questions on the benefits of using Australian native grass seeds in a variety of environments Eg Native grass lawns, roadside and mine site rehabilitation and revegetation, and establishment of native pastures. They discuss different cool and warm season variety grasses, site preparation, sowing methods and the importance of weed control and maintenance.

FAQ’s for Establishing Native Australian Grasses – Part Two

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The second in a series of 3 information videos of an interview between John Delpratt and Dr. Ian Chivers discussing the most frequently asked questions on the benefits of using Australian native grass seeds in a variety of environments Eg Native grass lawns, roadside and mine site rehabilitation and revegetation, and establishment of native pastures. They discuss different cool and warm season variety grasses, site preparation, sowing methods, the importance of weed control and maintenance.

FAQ’s for Establishing Native Australian Grasses – Part One

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The first of a series of information videos of an interview between John Delpratt and Dr. Ian Chivers discussing the most frequently asked questions on the benefits of using Australian native grass seeds in a variety of environments Eg Native grass lawns, roadside and mine site rehabilitation and revegetation, and establishment of native pastures

Provenance and Native Australian Grasses

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Dr Wal Whalley, Adjunct Professor, University of New England discusses provenance issues with Australian native grasses.