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Vets warn of potential rise in pinkeye cases

Hunter Local Land Services' District Vets are urging landholders, particularly cattle farmers, to prepare now for a potential rise in pinkeye cases over the next few weeks. Pinkeye is a bacterial infection of...

Tiny turtles tough to the drought

The plight of the Hunter River short-necked turtle (Hunter River turtle) seemed very grim at the start of the year. It faced impacts from predators (on eggs, juveniles and adults), combined with long-term...

Collaboration to educate about cultural burning

Hunter Local Land Services NSW has teamed up with the Centre for Advanced Training Systems (ATS) and local Aboriginal Elders to educate the community about traditional land management, including cultural burning. Passionate about supporting...

Researchers track threatened shorebirds in region

Hunter Local Land Services (LLS) is calling on visitors to the Hunter and Port Stephens estuaries to watch out for threatened shorebirds, with new signs installed across the region highlighting key feeding...

Program reduces wild dog problem in Upper Hunter

The Hunter’s unique professional wild dog controller program has reached a milestone, removing more than 300 wild dogs less than three years since its launch. The program was developed after increasing dog attacks...
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