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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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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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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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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.

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Central Australian Fire Season Launched

Bushfires NT today joined the Northern Territory Fire and Rescue Service at their Alice Springs headquarters to launch the 2017 Central Australian Fire Season.