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Crazy Ant Management Program

Crazy Ant Management Program

Caring for Country

The Crazy Ant Management Program, run by Dhimurru Aboriginal Corporation, works to eradicate yellow crazy ants in the NT.

The yellow crazy ant is listed among the top 100 invasive species in the world. It has reduced the abundance of ant species and other invertebrates in north east Arnhem Land.

Within five years, this program has achieved twice as many eradications as any ant eradication published globally in the past 100 years, over an area five times the size. The ecology of many of the eradication sites has recovered fully within 12 months.

The Crazy Ant Management Program – established, owned and operated by local community – is unprecedented within Australia and recognised globally as the new benchmark for invasive ant management.

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