The Canberra Times
Thursday, 30 November 2023

The aggressive African lovegrass disrupting Canberra's ecosystem

Steve Evans
Updated September 2 2019 - 11:53pm, first published January 12 2019 - 12:00am

A type of African grass that pushes out native species is spreading rapidly and contaminating swathes of land in and around Canberra, according to nature experts.

Steve Evans

Steve Evans


Steve Evans is a reporter on The Canberra Times. He's been a BBC correspondent in New York, London, Berlin and Seoul and the sole reporter/photographer/paper deliverer on The Glen Innes Examiner in country New South Wales. "All the jobs have been fascinating - and so it continues."