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.
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 2016 CAWS award winners:
- Student Travel Awards: Monique Smith and Ali Bajwa
- Australasian Weeds Conference Travel Awards: Adam Muyt and Henry Rutherford
NEW! We now have complete proceedings from all past conferences available online, right back to 1954!
20th Australasian Weeds Conference (20AWC)
11-15 September 2016, Perth, Western Australia