We’re running a short survey on biosecurity and hygiene practices among those of you who spend time in Tasmania’s natural and productive landscapes. Our yearly surveys to help us to develop our biosecurity communications and education program – so even if you’ve done the survey before, your input is welcome!
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
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
Agfest is just around the corner (7-9 May) and with the focus on agriculture, NRM South is reminding landholders and visitors to the state of the importance of simple biosecurity measures such as cleaning footware, vehicles and gear. At Agfest, NRM South in conjunction with Landcare Tasmania, Biosecurity Tasmania/DPIPWE and
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