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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).

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NT EPA Chairperson announced

The Northern Territory Government has today announced Dr Paul Vogel as the new NT EPA Chairperson.

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Emergency Response to Combat Sagittaria

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is surveying Darwin’s rural area for the invasive weed Sagittaria (Sagittaria platyphylla) as part of an emergency response following its recent discovery at a Howard Springs property.

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Shark Attack on Cabomba Infestation

The first intensified application of the herbicide Shark on the aggressive and invasive aquatic weed, cabomba (Cabomba caroliniana), has been completed with promising results.

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New Era in Bushfires Management

New bushfire legislation providing greater protection and recognition of volunteer fire fighters commences tomorrow.