Water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes)
© Nikki Shepherd
Welcome to CAWS
Welcome to the Council of Australasian Weed Societies (CAWS) website, kindly hosted by the New Zealand Plant Protection Society.
NEW! 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.
NEW! Congratulations to the 2015 CAWS award winners:
- Early Career Weed Scientist Travel Award: Claire Wainwright
- Student Travel Awards: Joshua Buru, Jason Ferguson and Gayle Somerville
- CAWS Medals for Leadership: Rod Randall and John Thorp
NEW! We now have complete proceedings from all past conferences available online, right back to 1954!
20th Australasian Weeds Conference (20AWC)
September 2016, Perth, Western Australia