The Dieback Working Group has a variety of training courses that they run. Many are offered free through funded projects but consultant training can often be arranged.
The types of training include:
|Green Card||Hygiene planners & practioners||
Impact, biology, spread
Disease management inc Hygiene policy, procedures & equipment
|Phosphite Treatment||Phosphite Operators||
Safe chemical handling
Strategic phosphite treatment
Phosphite treatment monitoring
|General Communnity||Impact, biology, spread & management overview|
|Phytophthora managers e.g. LGAs||
Impact, biology, spread,
Management tactics: risk assessment, interpretation & mapping, hygiene management planning, phosphite treatment
Phosphite Treatment Days
Phosphite treatment days are also run by the DWG Project Officers and Local DWGs. These provide an opportunity for the public to help protect important bushland reserves from Phytophthora Dieback. These will be advertised in the Latest News section, in our calender of events and newsletters.
Our Project Officers are happy to talk for any kind of group about this devastating plant disease, after all, awareness raising is one of our primary objectives. The content and style can be altered to suit any particular group type and time-frame. Our community speakers will do their best to ensure that by the end of the talk your group is engaged about this disease and aware of their part to play in tackling it.