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Gamba Control Protects Communities

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Weed Management Branch has undertaken roadside surveys of more than 1140 Top End properties since November 2017 for gamba grass compliance.

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Darwin Aquifers are Filling

Aquifers in the greater Darwin area have responded positively to the recent monsoon rainfall experienced during January.

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Territory Fishos Have a Whale of a time off Cape Arnhem

A Territory fisherman has recorded the first live sighting of Bryde’s whales (Balaenoptera edeni) in Top End waters.

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Signs of the Times Undergo Makeover

Roadside signs used to inform rural residents about groundwater levels have undergone a makeover.

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Amazon frogbit

Amazon frogbit (Limnobium laevigotum) has been declared a Class C (not to be introduced) weed under the Weeds Management Act.

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Katherine Supports Neem Blitz Program

Over 250 Katherine landholders collected free herbicide to control the highly invasive weed neem (Azadirachta indica) during the Katherine Neem Blitz Program.

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Last Chance For Free Neem Herbicide

Saturday 9 December is the last chance for Katherine landholders to collect free herbicide to control the highly invasive weed neem (Azadirachta indica).

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Rubber Bush Chemical Control Trials Show Mixed Results

The exotic weedy shrub rubber bush (Calotropis procera) poses increasing risk to valuable grazing land across northern Australia.

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Large Saltie Threatens Shark Attack

The fight to protect our fishing waterways against the noxious weed Cabomba (Cabomba caroliniana) continues to deliver positive results thanks to a $600,000 boost from the Territory Government.

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Darwin Man Caught Selling Weed on Gumtree

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has issued a Darwin man with a verbal warning after he was caught selling a banned weed on Gumtree.