It’s sugar shake season!
Autumn is Sugar Shake Season, a joint initiative between NSW Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI), Amateur Beekeepers Association NSW, and NSW … Read More
bee biosecurity, beehives, beekeeping, sugarshake, varroa
Pests and Diseases, Surveillance and reporting
Containing cane toads takes community help, so after the success of last year’s community surveillance event, the Peri-urban Environmental Biosecurity Network (PEBN) will host the … Read More
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Pests and Diseases, Protect Your Environment, Surveillance and reporting
What’s hiding in your pantry?
A variety of beetles, weevils and moths all love to make a home in your pantry and can live very happily … Read More
biosecurity awareness, citizen science, community surveillance, exotic pests, pantry blitz, surveillance blitz
After the success of last year’s community surveillance event, the PEBN (Peri-urban Environmental Biosecurity Network) will host the ‘Toad at the Hive’ blitz again this … Read More
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Do you know the difference between a Red Imported Fire Ant and a Yellow Crazy Ant?
How do you spot a cane toad?
Is that … Read More
biosecurity, cane toads, environmental pests, exotic pests, plant pest, red imported fire ants, red-eared slider turtle, surveillance
Biosecurity Basics, Case Studies, Pests and Diseases, Protect Your Environment, Surveillance and reporting
This event was recently livestreamed and included over 13 presenters covering everything from native bees, honey, pollination, bee science and more. Watch the recordings here … Read More
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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
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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
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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
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Pests and Diseases