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Waterfowl hunting season to open 27 October

The Minister for Environment and Natural Resources, Lauren Moss, today announced the 2017 Waterfowl Hunting season dates and conditions to protect seriously depleted magpie goose numbers.

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Election Commitment Delivered as Indigenous Ranger Grants Open

Minister for the Environment and Natural Resources Lauren Moss, has today announced the new Indigenous Ranger Grants.

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Sea Rangers and Traditional Owners rescue a stranded False Killer Whale at Groote Eylandt

A false killer whale (Pseudorca crassidens) has been stranded and rescued in Top End waters for the first time.

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Bush Tomato Named After Alice Springs Botanist

A team of American botanists has named a rare and mysterious bush tomato species after one of their Australian counterparts.

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The Territory’s first NRM Champions Announced

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has congratulated Dustin Hutley and Stephani Grove on their selection as the Territory’s first Natural Resource Management (NRM) Champions.

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Unearthing Arable Soil in the Top End and Red Centre

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) today released two new reports, in a series that identifies arable soils in key horticultural regions in the Territory.

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Protect Your Patch on Territory Day

Rural landholders are being urged to stay safe and protect their patch this Territory Day.

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EPA draft guideline for comment

The Northern Territory Environment Protection Authority (NT EPA) is seeking comments on its draft Guideline: Recommended Land Use Separation Distances.

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Top End Bushfire Season Launched

The Northern Territory Fire and Rescue Service (NTFRS) today joined Bushfires NT at Hidden Valley Motor Sports Complex to launch this year’s Top End fire season.

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Return of the Barkly Strangler

One of Australia’s worst weeds has returned to the Northern Territory.