The Friends of Mount Majura will be hosting a welcome spring working party on Sunday, 20 September to remove Japanese Honeysuckle from a gully behind Mackenzie Street, Hackett. Make a difference: give an hour or more of your time and help remove this invasive plant.
Meet at the nature park access close to Mackenzie Street intersection with Russell Street and Hull Place (south of 85 Mackenzie St); view this map with meeting point and work site.
Bring and wear: Sun protection, body covering garden clothing and sturdy shoes.
Honeysuckle going bush
Japanese Honeysuckle, Lonicera japonica is a declared Pest Plant in the ACT and regarded as an environmental weed in all Australian states and territories except in the Northern Territory. It also appears in the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD).
The perennial vine climbs by twisting stems around vertical