Risk ratings provide an indication of the level of threat posed by a weed. The Managing weeds: assess the risk guide is focused on the threat from weeds to biodiversity, particularly on public land.
Victorian environmental weed risk database
Some of the available risk ratings have been brought together in an Excel spreadsheet titled the Victorian environmental weed risk database. These include:
- Victorian Weed Risk Assessments
- Victorian environmental weed advisory lists
What do I do?
Use the database in conjunction with the Managing weeds: assess the risk guide
Download the Excel spreadsheet and go to the tab 'step by step' for some common uses and what to do next.
If no risk rating is available
If you are looking for the risk rating of a weed that has not been assessed in Victoria, the "Managing weeds: assess the risk guide" describes a weed risk screening process that can help determine the risk the weed poses at a location.
About Weeds at the Early Stage of Invasion (WESI) Project
The WESI project focuses on high risk invasive plants that threaten biodiversity when they are at the early stage of invasion. With Parks Victoria, we look after public land across Victoria.