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First Ever Weed Management Plan for Athel Pine

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) today released the Weed Management Plan for Athel Pine, following extensive consultation with key stakeholders.

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Sea Ranger Workshop

Crab Claw Island is set to host the Territory’s first ever Sea Ranger Workshop to be coordinated by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) this week.

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Cracking the Code of Cycads

Botanists at the Northern Territory Herbarium have teamed up with the University of Edinburgh and California Academy of Sciences to crack the genetic code of Top End cycads.

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Top End turtles return home

Two Top End turtles found in dire straits last year are set for a return home to the wild after spending the past few months recovering at Charles Darwin University (CDU).

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Rural Property Inspections Result in Action on Gamba Grass

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Weed Management Branch has undertaken roadside surveys of more than 478 Top End properties since November 2016 for gamba grass compliance.

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Sagittaria Emergency Response spreads to the small screen

A new TV ad launched by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) as part of its Sagittaria Emergency Response has brought immediate success.

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Unearthing Riches for Regions

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) today released two new reports in a series that identifies soils suitable for agriculture across the Territory.

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Get Your Spray On When It’s Sunny – Extended hours provide more opportunity to access free herbicide

Sunny days ahead present rural landholders with a great opportunity to spray herbicide on their gamba grass.

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Darwin River Man Fined for Breaching Cabomba Quarantine Zone

Weeds officers from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) have fined a Darwin River man for breaching the cabomba quarantine zone.

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Top End Parthenium Surveys Underway

Top End landholders have been urged to be on the lookout for parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorous) after it was found at Victoria River Research Station (VRRS) recently.