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When we use the term peri-urban, we are talking about small landholdings on the fringes of towns and cities which are sought after by many … Read More
biosecurity, Brown marmorated stink bug, exotic bees, exotic pests, invasive ants, red imported fire ants, red-eared slider turtle, reporting, unusual sightings
Biosecurity Basics, Pests and Diseases, Protect Your Environment
Brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) is high on Australia’s radar of exotic pests. While Australia remains free of BMSB, the stink bug has been intercepted many … Read More
BMSB, Brown marmorated stink bug, reporting
NSW DPI devotes a lot of time and energy to protecting our environment, our industries and our lifestyle from the impact of exotic pests. We … Read More
biosecurity, exotic pests, reporting
During these incredibly stressful times it can be easy to forget about the biosecurity risks of importing fodder from interstate.
Red imported fire ants, parthenium weed … Read More
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Biosecurity Basics, Pests and Diseases, Protect Your Environment, Small Farm Tips
The Peri-urban Environmental Biosecurity Network (PEBN) was recently launched with support from Tim Faulkner from the Australian Reptile Park and Aussie Ark, a world leading … Read More
biosecurity, environment, exotic pests
Report your suspect exotic plant pest through the Exotic Plant Pest Hotline on 1800 084 881.
An exotic plant pest (EPP) is one that is not … Read More
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What is Peri-urban?
A peri-urban area is the urban/rural interface commonly found around larger cities. It is a dynamic, diverse area and one of the fastest … Read More
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Biosecurity Basics, Protect Your Environment