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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.

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Sagittaria Emergency Response in Howard Springs Continues

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Weeds Management Branch is currently fighting a battle against the invasive water weed sagittaria on several fronts.

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New Detailed Land Use Maps to Benefit Territorians

A new mapping project will detail how land is being used in the Northern Territory.

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Orders to control gamba first step towards rural area infringements

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Weed Management Branch has started a rigorous process of inspecting properties identified as having high risk gamba grass infestations.

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Cabomba Bund Wall Deconstruction Underway

The bund wall constructed on the Darwin River, downstream of the bridge on Cox Peninsula Road, is being removed following the first application of herbicide on the invasive aquatic weed cabomba (Cabomba caroliniana).