Gamba Action Program launched in the NT

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources today launched the 2016 Gamba Action Program in Darwin.

Top End landholders can now obtain free limited herbicide and spray equipment loans from next week at:

· Freds Pass Sport and Recreation Reserve, Bees Creek - 0427272586

· Douglas Daly Research Farm - 89782442

· Katherine Weed Management Depot - 89738857

· Coomalie Community Government Council, Batchelor - 89760058

· Bushfires NT, Batchelor - 89760098

· Territory Wildlife Park, Berry Springs - 0401114912

· Beatrice Hill Volunteer Fire Brigade - 0447074432

· Dundee Beach, Paul Brown – 89782107

· Wagait Shire Council, Garry - 0427133959

Recent aerial surveys of the rural area give valuable insight into the current location of gamba grass and also show obvious patterns of spread radiating from critically affected areas.

Go to www.nt.gov.au/gamba for more information about free herbicide and equipment loans.

Weeds Management Branch Director Geri Lee