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Signs of the Times Undergo Makeover

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Signs of the Times Undergo Makeover

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

Amazon frogbit

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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.

Katherine Supports Neem Blitz Program

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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.

Last Chance For Free Neem Herbicide

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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).

Large Saltie Threatens Shark Attack

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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.

Rubber Bush Chemical Control Trials Show Mixed Results

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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.

Darwin Man Caught Selling Weed on Gumtree

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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.

Central Australian Fire Season Launched

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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.

A New Snapshot of the Territory

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A New Snapshot of the Territory

The first land use study in over eight years has confirmed that more than 99 per cent of the Northern Territory is still grazed native pastures, Aboriginal Land or conservation areas.

Neem Blitz Hits Katherine

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Neem Blitz Hits Katherine

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and Territory Natural Resource Management (TNRM) today announced the start of the 2017 Neem Blitz program in Katherine.