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
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Biosecurity Basics, Case Studies, Pests and Diseases, Protect Your Environment, Surveillance and reporting
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
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Biosecurity Basics, Pests and Diseases, Protect Your Environment
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
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Biosecurity Basics, Pests and Diseases, Protect Your Environment, Surveillance and reporting
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
The Peri-Urban Environmental Biosecurity Network (PEBN) connects experts in environmental biosecurity with peri-urban communities in NSW so they can work together to protect their environment … Read More
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Protect Your Environment
Ian Thompson, Chief Environmental Biosecurity Officer (CEBO)Source: Australian Government Department of Agriculture
Australia is known for its pristine natural environment and unique plants and animals, many … Read More
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Pests and Diseases, Protect Your Environment