Red Guide Post – update 29/08/2016

We have some very exciting news – the Red Guide Post initiative has been incorporated into the latest Edition of Camper Trailer Australia (Issue 105) and also features in an online Webvid.

Biosecure Touring – do your bit for the country!

https://www.campertraileraustralia.com.au/features/1608/biosecure-touring-do-your-bit-for-the-country

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It’s also featured on Camper Trailer Australia’s Facebook page.

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Weeds of National Significance (WoNS) webpages

Did you know that the Weeds of National Significance (WoNS) webpages, now reside on the Atlas of Living Australia (ALA).wons web

You can access all the WoNS best practice materials, maps, prioritisation tools and other species-specific information on the following link: http://weeds.ala.org.au/WoNS/

Please bookmark this page and continue to use these resources to assist your weed management efforts!

Thanks to the fantastic efforts of the folks at Atlas of Living Australia, ...

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Community Consultation – priority weed list – CLOSED

Community consultation has now closed.

Thank you for your input regarding weed species that are of significance within your LLS region.  All Weed Risk Assessments received will be considered by the Regional Weed Committees when developing the Regional Strategic Weed Management Plans.

For further information regarding the future weed listings and upcoming changes to weed management click here for the Riverina RWC and here for Murray RWC.

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Tocal College Shortcourse schedule for July to December 2016

http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/content/agriculture/profarm/courses

12-13 Jul Working in confined spaces Yanco
13 Jul Working in confined spaces – Refresher Yanco
19-20 Jul SMARTtrain® chemical application (Level 3) Wagga
20 Jul SMARTtrain® Level 3 reaccreditation Wagga
21-22 Jul (½ day 22nd) SMARTtrain® chemical risk management (Level 4) Wagga
19-20 Jul Chainsaw – Trim & cut felled trees (Level 1 chainsaw operation) Yanco
21-22 Jul Chainsaw – Fall trees manually (basic) Yanco
25-29 Jul Certificate IV ...
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Riverina Field Day 2016

This years Riverina Field Days held on the 13th & 14th of May would have to be the best Field Days held in Griffith since its inception. The weather was fine and the public turnout was far above expectations.

Under new management the event was revamped with a new layout and new exhibitions across the site. The emphasis was to draw more attendees to the event, which was achieved with more sites of interest for the whole family; i.e. arts and ...

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Water hyacinth FOUND for sale in Albury (Murray)

A ute load of Water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) has been removed from a residential property in Albury after tip offs from colleagues in WA & Victoria that plants were being sold on Gumtree.

Further information on water hyacinth can be found at: http://weeds.dpi.nsw.gov.au/Weeds/Details/145

Great work and thank you to all those involved in the rapid response and disposal of this notifiable weed.    Jan Mitchell (Vegetation Management Officer) can be contacted on 0429 032 079 for further information.

According to our New ...

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Biosecurity Act 2015 – development of supporting regulation

NSW-biosecurity-strategy-310The new Biosecurity Act 2015 provides an exciting opportunity to better manage biosecurity risks that impact on our economy, environment and community.

The regulations, instruments, policies and procedures that will underpin the Biosecurity Act 2015 are currently being developed and NSW DPI are keen to hear from community, industry and partners on how best to achieve a regulatory framework that is responsive to biosecurity risks, business, ...

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Water Hyacinth found in Deniliquin

On the 14th of December 2015, Water Hyacinth was located at a property in Deniliquin by Central Murray County Council Inspector Jarrod Guy.

Water Hyacinth is a declared Class 1, State Prohibited Weed

Water hyacinth is one of the world’s worst aquatic weeds. It infests rivers, dams, lakes and irrigation channels on every continent except Antarctica. It devastates aquatic environments and costs billions of dollars every year in control costs and economic losses. Water hyacinth is native to the Amazon basin in ...

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Hawkweed – Remote Helicopter Insertion Surveys

NPWS are seeking your assistance with the State Hawkweed Eradication Program in Kosciuszko National Park.

NPWS will be undertaking remote ground surveys in December. To access these areas, teams are dropped into the areas via a helicopter. There are two events planned that you are welcome to assist with; one for orange hawkweed (http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/pestsweeds/OrangeHawkweed.htm) and one for mouse-ear hawkweed (http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/pestsweeds/MouseEarHawkweed.htm).
Remote Surveys for ORANGE Hawkweed – Tooma Dam

This will be 2 days of survey across the Jagungal ...

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