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Start the school holidays with a splash

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Start the school holidays with a splash

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.

A breath of fresh air at our Parks and Reserves

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A breath of fresh air at our Parks and Reserves

Visitors to popular Top End Parks and Reserves can breathe easy, with the roll out of more smoke-free zones from 1 January 2021.

Bushfire Season moves to Central Australia

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Bushfire Season moves to Central Australia

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.

Mt Gillen access update

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Mt Gillen access update

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.

Easy way to know your bore

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Easy way to know your bore

Getting to 'Know Your Bore' is now even easier for thousands of Territorians in the Darwin rural area and Palmerston.

It’s a Pitch-forking weed!

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It’s a Pitch-forking weed!

A pitch-forking weed that can make cattle and country sick is the focus of a new awareness campaign.

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Update on Tjuwaliyn (Douglas) Hot Springs

The Department of Tourism Sport and Culture, Parks and Wildlife Division is working with Traditional Owners and the Northern Land Council to reach agreement on arrangements for operating Tjuwaliyn (Douglas Hot Springs), including proposed upgrades to the water supply for the park.

Give the Top End a spray this long weekend

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Give the Top End a spray this long weekend

A backyard blitz is a great opportunity for rural landholders to keep fit and healthy while working up a hard earned thirst this long weekend.

Easter long weekend is a great time to prepare your property

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Easter long weekend is a great time to prepare your property

As firebreaks must be installed by May 4th the Easter long weekend is a great time to prepare your property.

Palmerston groundwater study

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Palmerston groundwater study

The Water Resources Division within the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is set to undertake groundwater sampling in Marlow Lagoon and Bellamack.