Links to various websites with information on weeds in crops and pastures
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: Environmental Protection Agency (Tasmania)
The EPA’s purpose is to regulate developments and activities that may impact on environmental quality and to promote best practice, sustainable environmental management. Its goals are clean air, clean water, clean land, acceptable noise levels and sustainable use of resources.
: General Biosecurity Duty
The General Biosecurity Duty reinforces that everyone has a role to play in protecting our unique environment and primary industries against biosecurity risks.
: Invasive Species in Tasmania
The Invasive Species Branch (ISB) has lead responsibility for terrestrial vertebrate invasive animals and all declared weeds in Tasmania. A number of new and emerging threats, as well as established invasive species, will be targeted by the ISB.
: Small and New Landholders and Hobby Farmers
Direct information to help landholders understand the regulatory requirements for agricultural operations – and provide a wide range of useful links and contacts covering a range of topics, including business development.
: Tasmanian Biosecurity Advisories
Biosecurity Tasmania Enews – a quarterly summary of biosecurity issues of relevance to Tasmania; alerts to any significant new disease, pest or weed risk and; advice of any significant changes to biosecurity legislation, protocols or other requirements (ie quarantine rules, animal or plant health legislation, animal welfare legislation etc)
: Tasmanian Herbarium
The Tasmanian Herbarium forms a part of the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. This site provides information about the Tasmanian Herbarium and accesses the Tasmanian Vascular Plant Census, a database of vascular plants (including weeds) recorded from Tasmania.
: Weed Hygiene
Publications that provide general advice on weed hygiene for machinery, vehicles and equipment in order to prevent weed spread.
: Weed Hygiene in Tasmania
Includes information on physical, mechanical, biological, cultural and chemical weed removal methods.
: Pest Genie
Pest Genie is a database specialising in information about plant protection and animal health products
: Weeds in Australia
Find information about identifying and managing weeds, and grants available to help control weeds.