Phytophthora Dieback

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Photophthora Dieback is a real issue that is causing a large amount of destruction of native plants and animals.  Photophthora is a water-based mould that destroys native vegetation.  Destruction of this vegetation leads to decreased food and habitats for many native animals.  The mould spreads most effectively by humans who can move contaminated soil much faster and further than it otherwise would be able to spread.  Any body who goes hiking (or geocaching) in the Australian bush can take a few simple, but effective steps to minimize the spread.  Click on the link below, provided by the NSW Botanic Garden trust to learn how you can help stop the spread of Photophthora dieback…

This phytophthora flyer has more information

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