Territory Stories

Fogg Dam Friends newsletter

Details:

Title

Fogg Dam Friends newsletter

Creator

Friends of Fogg Dam Inc

Collection

Fogg Dam Friends newsletter; PublicationNT; E-Journals; Fogg Dam Friends newsletter

Date

2014-08-01

Notes

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).; This publication contains may contain links to external sites. These external sites may no longer be active.

Language

English

Subject

Wetlands -- Northern Territory -- Fogg Dam Region -- Periodical; Land use, Rural -- Northern Territory -- Fogg Dam Region -- Periodicals.; Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve (N.T.) -- Periodicals.

Publisher name

Friends of Fogg Dam Inc

Place of publication

Humpty Doo

Series

Fogg Dam Friends newsletter

Volume

Issue 9

File type

application/pdf

Use

Copyright

Copyright owner

Friends of Fogg Dam Inc

License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2021C00044

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/260788

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/490515

Page content

2 Newsletter Issue 9 August 2014 The weed harvester with a trailer for transport was previously owned by Palmerston Council and used to keep lagoons in the area clear. It was replaced by a smaller, more transportable Truxor machine. The weed harvester with trailer was sold by auction on the internet to a Victorian business but they were only interested in the trailer and wanted to sell the 6 ton harvester locally. Friends of Fogg Dam. PO Box 1505, Humpty Doo. NT 0836 www.foggdamfriends.org info@foggdamfriends.org See the weed harvester in action at: www.youtube.com/watch?v=geyQyzFwmi8 MAJOR SPONSORS With approval from the Adelaide River Parks Joint Management Committee the weed harvester was purchased by Parks & Wildlife with Friends of Fogg Dam (FOFD) and a grant from Coolalinga Bendigo Bank. As the machine was second hand and hadnt been in use for a year it needed to be checked out and modifications made to make it suitable to remain in the water long term. Without a trailer, alternative transportation had to be organised. Shorelands Group generously donated transportation and launched the machine into the dam. The 2010 Charles Darwin University (CDU) study of aquatic vegetation in Fogg Dam is a valuable reference for developing a management plan for the dam. Norsign kindly donated production of sponsor logos to be attached to the harvester.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are advised that this website may contain the names, voices and images of people who have died, as well as other culturally sensitive content. Please be aware that some collection items may use outdated phrases or words which reflect the attitude of the creator at the time, and are now considered offensive.

We use temporary cookies on this site to provide functionality.
By continuing to use this site without changing your settings, you consent to our use of cookies.