Hudson pear infestation at Cooladdi covering hundreds of hectares

Sally Gall
By Sally Gall
Updated May 3 2022 - 9:58pm, first published April 29 2022 - 3:00am
A healthy Hudson pear plant growing north of Cooladdi.

It's big enough to ensnare calves and its spines are angry enough to pierce boot leather, but a combined force of government agents, landowners and traditional owners is fighting a major infestation of Hudson pear at Cooladdi.

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Sally Gall

Sally Gall

Senior journalist - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

Based at Blackall, CW Qld, where I've raised a family, run Merino sheep and beef cattle, and helped develop a region - its history, tourism, education and communications.

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