Australia will ever rid itself of red imported fire ants is
hanging in the balance, with state and federal ministers expected
to make a final decision on funding in February next year.
What's at stake if they fail to come up with the required
funding? I'll be in Brisbane December 5 to explain at my talk
'Into the Heart of Fire Ant Country', so if you're in town make
sure you book your free ticket.
During the presentation I'll show some powerful interviews I
recorded while on my fire ant fact-finding mission in the US,
where I discovered what it's like to live in a land infested by
highly aggressive red fire ants.
Fire ant forum: Crunch time for eradication
would it be like living in an Australia overrun by infestations
of red fire ants? Our CEO Andrew Cox will give a powerful
presentation in Brisbane next month of the repurcussions if we
fail to eradicate this hidden menace.
First environmental biosecurity forum creates
creation of a new national body geared towards preparing
Australia for future environmental invasions and a program to
protect our islands from invasive species are just two ideas
thrown up at the first ever environmental biosecurity forum.
The Invasive Species Council campaigns for better
laws and policies to protect the Australian environment from
weeds, feral animals and exotic pathogens. Formed in 2002, we
were the first environment group in the world to focus solely on
We'd like to thank the Limb Family Foundation, Garry White
Foundation, Curlew Fund, McKinnon Family Foundation, Mullum Trust,
Paddy Pallin Foundation and our generous individual donors
for supporting our work. You too can help fund our work -donate now.
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