BSCFL volunteers were under pressure to finish the work by June 30, the date set by Rous County Council who enforce the Biosecurity Act. "We are so pleased it is done and there was no need to spray," said project coordinator Nadia de Souza Pietramale. Ellen White, the project mentor, spoke with the students about the history of this coastal area, and explained how this plant became a problem after sand mining when it was used as a sand stabiliser on the dunes.
"It felt satisfying doing something good for the community," said Tas. “It was great fun and good to be doing something selfless," added Molly.
Nadia de Souza Pietramale and Sandra Brain