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Invasive Species

An invasive species is an introduced animal or plant that poses a significant threat to Tasmania's biodiversity, agriculture, community or economy. By being a responsible pet owner, and by reporting sightings of strange or unusual animals and plants to DPIPWE, you can help reduce the impact and spread of invasive species.

DPIPWE's Invasive Species Branch encourages a collaborative response between stakeholders and the community in the effort to protect Tasmania from the impacts of invasive species. Get informed, get involved or get invaded! Read more about the Invasive Species Branch.


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Invasive Animals
Information about invasive animals that are Not Wanted in Tasmania and threaten the state’s wildlife, environment and agriculture.
Weeds
Weeds have a significant impact on the Tasmanian environment and economy. Find out how to identify and manage declared and environmental weeds. Help S...
Cat Management in Tasmania
Domestic cats are a part of many households and are a valued companion pet to many people. The Tasmanian Government promotes responsible pet ownership...
Alerts and Responses
A range of invasive species threaten Tasmania. To prevent new species establishing we need a vigilant community and rapid response to threats.
Invasive Species Branch Contacts
Contacts for the Invasive Species Branch.
Publications and Information Resources
The Invasive Species Branch produces a range of publications about the work of the Branch and invasive species issues. You can register to receive new...
The Great Poo Hunt 2014
The Invasive Species Branch is undertaking a predator scat survey in 2014 to gather data about invasive species activity in eastern Tasmania.

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See also:

Wildlife Health in Tasmania for reporting disease incursions.

Managing Wildlife Browsing and Grazing Losses

Game Management

Know Your Ferals - brochure on introduced animals in Tasmania.

List of Declared Pests and Diseases (under the Plant Quarantine Act) now available online.

Going fishing in New Zealand? Beware of Didymo a freshwater algae, which can spread quickly.

National Pests and Disease Outbreaks website: www.outbreak.gov.auYou are now leaving our site. DPIPWE is not responsible for the content of the web site to which you are going. The link does not constitute any form of endorsement

Further information:

  Invasive Species Branch
  171 Westbury Road
  PROSPECT TAS 7250
  Phone: 03 6777 2200
  Fax: 03 6336 5453
  Email: invasivespecies@dpipwe.tas.gov.au



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