Under a harvest moon - a productive time to focus on grain transport safety

Under a harvest moon - a productive time to focus on grain transport safety


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Ensuring this year’s (2020) bumper harvest makes it safely to market is the focus of a joint Transport for NSW, National Heavy Vehicle Regulator and NSW Police compliance operation. (more…)

FeralScan and pest management workshops in NSW – 44 completed and counting

FeralScan and pest management workshops in NSW – 44 completed and counting


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Forty-four training sessions for communities and pest management organisations have been delivered across NSW in 2020, as part of the Centre for Invasive Species Solutions FeralScan pest animal community monitoring program. (more…)

Toxic strangler weed found in Bourke and Brewarrina shires

Toxic strangler weed found in Bourke and Brewarrina shires


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Property owners and land managers in north west NSW have been urged to check their properties for the toxic invasive weed, rubber vine (Cryptostegia grandiflora), which is now being eradicated from four sites near Wanaaring, Yantabulla and Weilmoringle. (more…)

Grain growers put fall armyworm management plans into action

Grain growers put fall armyworm management plans into action


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Producers across NSW are on the lookout for fall armyworm (FAW), following confirmation of the pest at Hillston, Croppa Creek, Breeza, Forbes, Dubbo, Narrabri, Wee Waa, Maitland, Moree and Boggabilla. (more…)

Camera traps detecting the undetected

Camera traps detecting the undetected


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This year, the CISS funded Preparing for RESET project team, led by NSW DPI research scientist, Dr Paul Meek, expanded trail-based monitoring efforts under both this and a separate NSW Feral Cat project funded by the NSW Environmental Trust. (more…)