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The Bellarine Peninsula and Geelong region are impacted by many pest plants and animals. To find out more, below is a selection of ID guides and information resources to help identify, control and manage pest plants and animals.


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Pest Plants

Bellarine Catchment Network control invasive weeds at multiple sites. To learn more about weeds, see the following resources:

To learn more about pest plants, watch our YouTube video here:  

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Pest Animals 

There are many pest animals that impact our natural environment including those in terrestrial and marine landscapes. 

Terrestrial Pests

Marine Pests