Tree of heaven is not only a weed but also a significant host of spotted lantern fly, an exotic plant pest that could significantly impact … Read More
Blitzes, Reporting, surveillance, Tree of heaven
News & events, Pests, diseases & weeds, Surveillance & reporting
From 3-11 October 2020, the Botanic Gardens Biosecurity Network is hosting a surveillance blitz for brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) (Halyomorpha halys) which is a … Read More
Blitzes, brown marmorated stink bug, Reporting, surveillance
The Botanic Gardens Biosecurity Network is hosting a myrtle rust blitz from 12-20 September 2020. You can participate in the blitz by looking for myrtle … Read More
Blitzes, myrtle rust, Reporting, surveillance
The Botanic Gardens Biosecurity Network is calling on visitors, friends, volunteers and staff of botanic gardens to take part in three targeted biosecurity pest blitzes … Read More
activity, Blitzes, BMSB, MyPestGuide Reporter, myrtle rust, surveillance, Tree of heaven
News & events, Surveillance & reporting
Botanic gardens are increasingly being recognised as the frontline in tackling the biggest challenges facing our future – food security, pest and disease eradication, and … Read More
News & events
Join the Botanic Gardens Biosecurity Network for a series of eight webinars exploring plant biosecurity and surveillance in botanic gardens.
From 20 May to 26 August … Read More
News & events, Webinars
In the lead up to Botanic Gardens Day on 31 May, we #plantchallenge you to share your isolation plant story in a short 45 second … Read More
#plantchallenge, activity, bganz, botanicgardensday, video
The Botanic Gardens Biosecurity Network is now on Facebook!
Like and follow our page to get updates when we share new articles and events. This is … Read More
The International Year of Plant Health for 2020 was launched globally by the Food and Agriculture Organisation in Rome on 2 December 2019. The year is a … Read More
diseases, Health, pests
Together we can build biosecurity knowledge and capacity to protect and preserve botanic gardens from plant pests and diseases.
The Botanic Gardens Biosecurity Network connects you … Read More
Botanic gardens, Knowledge, Network