Biosecurity

A clean run with Endorfun

Local Tasmanian company Endorfun organise a host of outdoor events for sporting enthusiasts that includes trail running, kayaking and cycling. These events take participants through some of the State’s most stunning natural areas – including National Parks. Endorfun organisers have set a fantastic example in championing the biosecurity message to

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Biosecurity, News

The looming crisis of dieback

A recent article has starkly illustrated the dangers to our environment posed by the plant disease known as Phytophthora. With impacts likened to the effects of bleaching across our coral reefs, Phytophthora cinnamomi is more active in warmer, wetter conditions and has the potential to wreak havoc with our natural

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Biosecurity, Farmers and landholders

Biosecurity resources for farmers – new videos online

NRM South and the Biosecurity Network are excited to announce the completion of a new range of biosecurity “Arrive Clean, Leave Clean” video resources on vehicle and heavy machinery clean down. Thanks to our partners from the Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service, Tasmanian Farmers & Graziers Association, Department of State

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Invasive Species Forum

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Community groups, News

Biosecurity Alert – Pacific Oyster Mortality Syndrome (POMS)

Pacific Oyster Mortality Syndrome (POMS) has now been confirmed in a number of growing areas in Tasmania. In an effort to control the spread of POMS, a permit controlled area has been declared for the whole of Tasmania. This declaration restricts the movement of oysters, and associated materials and equipment

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Biosecurity, Community groups, Environment

Ride Clean Biosecurity Practices

Ride Clean is focused on people who use our special places like forests and reserves for mountain bike riding. In Tasmania, mountain biking and mud go hand in hand (if you’re doing it properly!) The problem is that mud can carry microscopic organisms – pests, weed seeds and disease-causing pathogens

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