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Top End Bushfire Season Launched

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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.

Return of the Barkly Strangler

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Return of the Barkly Strangler

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

Get in Quick for the Gamba Action Program

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Get in Quick for the Gamba Action Program

The popular Gamba Action Program (GAP) to control the growth and spread of the invasive weed Gamba Grass through herbicide and spray equipment loans to landholders is set to close on 29 April 2017

Who will be the Territory’s first NRM Champions?

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Who will be the Territory’s first NRM Champions?

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources is excited to launch the Territory’s first Natural Resource Management (NRM) Champions program.

First Ever Weed Management Plan for Athel Pine

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First Ever Weed Management Plan for Athel Pine

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) today released the Weed Management Plan for Athel Pine, following extensive consultation with key stakeholders.

Sea Ranger Workshop

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Sea Ranger Workshop

Crab Claw Island is set to host the Territory’s first ever Sea Ranger Workshop to be coordinated by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) this week.

Cracking the Code of Cycads

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Cracking the Code of Cycads

Botanists at the Northern Territory Herbarium have teamed up with the University of Edinburgh and California Academy of Sciences to crack the genetic code of Top End cycads.

Top End turtles return home

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Top End turtles return home

Two Top End turtles found in dire straits last year are set for a return home to the wild after spending the past few months recovering at Charles Darwin University (CDU).

Rural Property Inspections Result in Action on Gamba Grass

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Rural Property Inspections Result in Action on Gamba Grass

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Weed Management Branch has undertaken roadside surveys of more than 478 Top End properties since November 2016 for gamba grass compliance.

Sagittaria Emergency Response spreads to the small screen

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Sagittaria Emergency Response spreads to the small screen

A new TV ad launched by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) as part of its Sagittaria Emergency Response has brought immediate success.