FREE VIRTUAL EVENT
The 42nd Annual Tocal Beekeepers Field Day will be held on Saturday 16th October, 2021, streaming on the Tocal College YouTube page from … Read More
bee biosecurity, bee disease, bees, biosecurity awareness, exotic bees, small hive beetle
Pests and Diseases, Surveillance and reporting
Identifying invasive ant species
Why is recognising invasive ants important?
Invasive ants are environmental and social amenity pests with the potential to cause significant negative impacts on … Read More
ant species, environmental pest, exotic ants, invasive ants, plant pest, red imported fire ants, reporting, yellow crazy ants
Pests and Diseases, Protect Your Environment, Surveillance and reporting
Autumn is Sugar Shake Season, a joint initiative between NSW DPI, Amateur Beekeepers Association NSW, and NSW Apiarists Association to promote awareness and surveillance for … Read More
bee biosecurity, bees, sugarshake, varroa
Cover image: An adult spotted lanternfly (Lawrence Barringer, Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, Bugwood.org)
The spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) is a high priority plant pest in many … Read More
biosecurity awareness, caser australia, spotted lantern fly, tree of heaven
Biosecurity Basics, Pests and Diseases, Surveillance and reporting
The National Priority List of Exotic Environmental Pests, Weeds, and Diseases (EEPL) was finalised and approved by the National Biosecurity Committee in October 2020.
The EEPL … Read More
environmental biosecurity, environmental biosecurity office, National priority list
Pests and Diseases
We want your feedback!
Agriculture Victoria is currently collecting feedback on the Peri-urban Environmental Biosecurity Network through a short 5-minute survey.
Participation is voluntary and responses will … Read More
community of interest, survey
NSW is on the hunt for cane toads!
Containing cane toads takes community help, so this summer the Peri-urban Environmental Biosecurity Network (PEBN) is hosting a … Read More
bees, cane toads, citizen science, community surveillance, toad at the hive
Teachers, take your students outside and help monitor NSW for biosecurity pests
This summer the Peri-urban Environmental Biosecurity Network (PEBN) needs your help! Get your students … Read More
BMSB, Brown marmorated stink bug, cane toads, exotic pests, invasive ants, red imported fire ants, red-eared slider turtle, surveillance blitz
Did you know that 1,257 of Australia’s threatened and endangered species are directly affected by 207 invasive plants, 57 animals and three pathogens? We certainly … Read More
feralscan, mypestguide, reporting
Surveillance and reporting
The Peri-urban Environmental Biosecurity Network is engaging people from all walks of life who live, play or work in peri-urban areas of New South Wales … Read More
BMSB, Brown marmorated stink bug, cane toads, environmental biosecurity, exotic bees, red imported fire ants, red-eared slider turtle, RIFA
Biosecurity Basics, Pests and Diseases, Protect Your Environment