Wheel cactus (Opuntia robusta)
© John Virtue
Welcome to CAWS
Welcome to the Council of Australasian Weed Societies (CAWS) website, kindly hosted by the New Zealand Plant Protection Society.
Check out our new links page, with websites in Australia and New Zealand dedicated to informing people about the how to identify and control troublesome local weeds.
Congratulations to the 2014 CAWS award winners:
- Early Career Weed Scientist Travel Award: Christina Birnbaum
- Student Travel Award: Laura Williams
- Australasian Weeds Conference Travel Awards: Andrew Cox, Christina Day, Rebecca Grant and Leila Huebner
NEW! Proceedings of the 19th Australasian Weeds Conference (19AWC) are now available online
NEW! We now have complete proceedings from all past conferences available online, from 2014 right back to 1954!
The next Australasian Weeds Conference will be held in Perth, Western Australia, on 11 - 15 September 2016. More details will be available soon.