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Tag: NSW Department of Primary Industries

Belmont Wetlands State Park a no-go for campers

Belmont Wetlands State Park management has banned camping between Redhead and Blacksmiths Beach this summer.

Next phase in Varroa mite response to start in Hunter

The next stage in the fight to keep NSW Varroa mite free starts this week in the Hunter.

Varroa mite euthanasia phase focuses on Newcastle, Port Stephens

The Varroa mite eradication focus is now moving into the euthanasia and disposal phase of the response, taking in the Newcastle, Port Stephens and Central Coast regions.

Hunter fishing clubs encouraged to reel in grants

Hunter recreational fishing clubs and organisations are encouraged to apply for grants to host activities later in the year.

Special permit to move bees in flood warning areas

Beekeepers in flood warning areas across the state will be allowed to move their hives to higher ground under a special group permit.

Nine new Varroa mite detections in Newcastle area

Nine new detections of Varroa mite have been confirmed in the Newcastle area, bringing the total number of infested premises to 73.

Flood support still available for Hunter livestock owners

Support for flood-impacted livestock owners in the Hunter requiring emergency animal welfare assistance will continue all weekend.

Special permit extended for flood-impacted beekeepers

The NSW Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI) has issued a seven-day extension, to permit the movement of honeybee hives to higher grounds, as a result of the recent extensive flooding.
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