Water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes)
Water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes)
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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 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 2018 CAWS award winner:

We now have complete proceedings from all past conferences available online, right back to 1954!

Upcoming events

22nd Australasian Weeds Conference (22AWC)
25-28 October 2020, Adelaide, SA