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Potato Flea beetles (Epitrix spp.) are native to North America but have recently been found in Portugal and Spain. They can cause serious damage to
This page provides information and guidelines to beekeepers on importing and exporting bees within the EU and other third countries.
The keeping of pigs as pets has become a popular pastime in recent years. Breeds such as Vietnamese pot bellies, Kunekunes and micro-pigs are being
Contact details for the Local Action Groups in your areaArds & North Down Rural Partnership (Ards & North Down area)Ards & North Down
The White Water River has been declared an area is of special scientific interest because of the physical features of the river and its associated
Guidance for organisers of racing, competition and cultural events where movement back to the EU (including ROI) of registered horses will be
The elusive mustelid the pine marten with chocolate brown fur and a creamy yellow bib is about the size of a domestic cat and just as adept at
A two-day international wildfire investigation seminar ‘Wildfires, Don’t Speculate, Investigate!’, took place earlier this week in Newry.
Ash dieback is a serious disease of ash trees caused by the fungus Hymenoscyphus fraxineus (It used to be called Chalara fraxinea). The disease
Lough Neagh is situated in the centre of Northern Ireland. It is the largest freshwater lake in the United Kingdom covering an area of 383 km2 with a
What is the Common Travel Area (CTA)?The Common Travel Area (CTA) is a long-standing arrangement between the UK, the Crown Dependencies and Ireland.
African Swine Fever (ASF) is a highly contagious viral disease of pigs. In its acute form the disease generally results in high mortality. ASF is a
Ring Rot and Brown Rot are serious quarantine diseases affecting potatoes.
The following research has been carried out by DARD’s Veterinary Epidemiology Unit (VEU) in relation to Bovine Tuberculosis.
Ring rot of potatoes is caused by the bacterium Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. sepedonicus.
Technical Notices on Preparing for EU Exit from the GOV.UK website:https://euexit.campaign.gov.uk/ Why maintain the trade in live
What impact will Brexit have on UK trade?As a member of the EU, the UK can trade with countries within the EU without having to pay import or export
Northern Ireland currently has 13 Red Squirrel volunteer groups and two NGO lead project teams who work with the statutory agencies and land owners
This section provides general information relating to requirements in respect of the Environmental Impact Assessment (Forestry) Regulations (Northern
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Public Register