Natural resource management
Development coordination. Development opportunities. Information systems, land, soil and vegetation management, weed management, Northern Territory plants and animal information.
Bushfire information and management
Bushfire alerts and warnings, Bushfires Act NT, fire management, mitigation and advisory groups, bushfire resources.
Petroleum guidance material, Onshore gas non-compliance hotline, Environment Management Plan.
Parks and Wildlife
Park management, strategies, parks and wildlife careers, statistics and research.
Water resource management, conservation, monitoring, reporting, water licensing and water allocation plan, Darwin Harbour and rural groundwater.
Programs and strategies
Aboriginal Ranger Grants Program, Climate change response, Coastal and marine management strategy, Management programs for Magpie Goose and Kakadu Plum, Mapping the Future and Saltwater crocodile monitoring reports.
What we are doing
Local business Gardens Catering has been awarded the commercial operation and management of the George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens Visitor Events Centre.
A local businessman who thought he could illegally dump nearly 2000 tyres without being caught was today fined $23,800 plus additional costs of almost $17,000
A 30 year Groundwater Extraction Licence has been granted to Fortune Agribusiness Funds Management Pty Ltd for its property Singleton Station.
The Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security (DEPWS) is seeking expressions of interest from interested commercial operators to manage the 18.5 hectare site, Window on the Wetlands.
Residents in Darwin’s rural area are invited to attend this year’s inaugural Fire Ready Week, to be held at the Bushfires NT headquarters on the corner of Townend Rd and the Stuart Hwy in Acacia Hills from 1-7 March.
The Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security (DEPWS), with Eastern Arrernte Traditional Owners, are inviting members of the public to have their say on the draft Joint Management Plan for Arltunga Historical Reserve (Arnerre-ntyenge).
The Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security (DEPWS) is inviting submissions from the public on the Classification of Wildlife in the Northern Territory.
Rangers from across the Territory are working hard to ensure as many of our Parks and Reserves as possible are open for you to enjoy.
Visitors to popular Top End Parks and Reserves can breathe easy, with the roll out of more smoke-free zones from 1 January 2021.
Bushfires NT (BFNT) has today joined the Northern Territory Fire and Rescue Service (NTFRS) at their Alice Springs headquarters to announce the commencement of the 2020-21 Central Australian Fire Danger Period.
The Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security (DEPWS) will be closing access to Alhekulyele (Mt Gillen) from 1 March 2021 at the request of Traditional Custodians and concerns for public safety on the unmaintained trail.