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Soil and land suitability assessment for the Dunmarra area

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Soil and land suitability assessment for the Dunmarra area

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has investigated 59,980ha in the Dunmarra area to assist the potential development of irrigated agriculture in the vicinity.

Geographic barriers disrupt crocodile movement and dispersal

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Geographic barriers disrupt crocodile movement and dispersal

Groundbreaking research has found the Cobourg Peninsula strongly influences the movement and dispersal of saltwater crocodiles (Crocodylus porosus) in the Top End

Siam weed detected in the Top End

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Siam weed detected in the Top End

Siam weed (Chromolaena odorata) was recently detected in the greater Darwin region.

Darwin Harbour Region Report Card

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Darwin Harbour Region Report Card

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) today released the 2018 Darwin Harbour Region Report Card, with positive results recorded at most sites tested.

Two draft Water Allocation Plans released for public comment

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Two draft Water Allocation Plans released for public comment

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has released two water allocation plans for public comment ‑ the draft Oolloo Dolostone Aquifer Water Allocation Plan 2019-2029 and draft Katherine Tindall Limestone Aquifer Water Allocation Plan 2019-2029.

Install firebreaks now to protect yourself and neighbours

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Install firebreaks now to protect yourself and neighbours

With more than a thousand warnings now issued, Bushfires NT is urging Top End rural landholders to install firebreaks or risk becoming a statistic.

Environment Grants Help Territorians Breathe Easier with AirRater

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Environment Grants Help Territorians Breathe Easier with AirRater

Top End residents with lung conditions such as asthma are set to breathe a little easier following today’s launch of the Northern Territory’s AirRater smart phone app.

Draft Ti Tree Water Allocation Plan

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Draft Ti Tree Water Allocation Plan

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) invites public comment on the Draft Ti Tree Water Allocation Plan 2019-2029, released today.

Gamba Action Program closing soon

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Gamba Action Program closing soon

This year’s Gamba Action Program (GAP) is coming to an end but there is still time and limited herbicide stocks left.

Rubber Vine found in the NT Gulf

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Rubber Vine found in the NT Gulf

An infestation of the declared weed rubber vine (Cryptostegia grandiflora) has been found within the Northern Territory’s Gulf region.