Weed mapping and data sharing
The Weed Management Branch manages the Northern Territory (NT) weeds dataset which contains large amounts of data about weeds in the NT.
Community access to weed data allows better cooperation between neighbours and weed management planning.
Weed data helps land managers plan which weed types and location should be targeted for control.
Weed data helps prevent weed spread by informing developers, exploration teams, utility providers and land users of weed locations before on-ground works.
Weed locations are available through Natural Resource Maps, a free web mapping application.
Digital data requests
The NT weed dataset can be downloaded for free. Licence terms apply.
If you are looking for digital data that is not available online, you need to complete a digital data request form.
For more information on the full weed dataset and digital data request forms, go to environmental data requests.
You don't have to pay for data unless your request is more extensive or complicated than normal.
As a land manager, you can help to manage the NT's weeds by submitting weed data to the Weed Management Branch.
Submitted data will be made available to the public on request.
To find out which organisations have contributed weed data, go to the Environment and Natural Resources website.
The Weed data collection field guide provides step-by-step instructions on how to collect weed data in the field and then process it for use in weed management.
Section 1 of the NT weed data collection manual provides detailed information for data managers, researchers and land management agencies.
Section 2 of the NT weed data collection manual provides detailed data definitions and weed lists for use by data managers.
Last updated: 05 February 2019