Pests & Weeds

This section contains information on pest and weed management in the Tasman District, including biocontrols.


Biocontrols

Find out about insects and micro-organisms sometimes introduced to help control tougher weeds and animal pests.

Controlling Aquatic Weeds and Wetland Invaders

Find out about aquatic and wetland plant and fish invaders that have been identified in the Tasman-Nelson Regional Pest Management Strategy and how to control them.

Controlling Ground Cover and Grass Invaders

Find out about ground cover and grass invaders that have been identified in the Tasman-Nelson Regional Pest Management Strategy and how to control them.

Pest Animals

Find out about pests, including animals, birds, fish and insects.

Responsibilities

Find out how the responsibilities for managing pests and weeds are shared between central government, regional councils, industry and landowners.

Sabella Small Scale Management Programme

A programme to eradicate or reduce the spread of Sabella is operating across the Top of the South. Read more about the pest and measures to deal with it.

Weeds

Find out about weed plants and how they are controlled in the Tasman region.


Related Links

Tasman Nelson Regional Pest Management Strategy