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
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