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Opportunity for farmers to diversify income with environmental plantings
30 March 2021

Have you got land on your farm that has limited productive value? There is now an opportunity to plant trees in these areas and obtain an income for the revegetation work.

Community feedback opens on draft Regional Landscape Plan
01 March 2021

A new Regional Landscape Plan for the management of Eyre Peninsula landscapes has been drafted and is now open for community consultation.

Funding for landholders to upgrade Cummins Wanilla Basin drainage
10 February 2021

Up to 85,000 hectares of Eyre Peninsula farming land that is increasingly being affected by poor drainage in the Cummins Wanilla Basin, will be open to priority infrastructure works thanks to $250,000 in funding secured by the Cummins Wanilla Basin Streamcare Group.

Fox control time across the Eyre Peninsula
08 February 2021

Landholders across the Eyre Peninsula will be able to collect free fox baits from the Eyre Peninsula Landscape Board between mid-February and the end of March.

Feral deer concerns for Eyre Peninsula
19 January 2021

Images of feral deer captured near Kimba by the Eyre Peninsula Landscape Board, have raised concerns that deer populations are establishing in eastern Eyre Peninsula and that sightings are not being reported.

Sustainable agriculture officer on board for Eyre Peninsula
25 November 2020

Sustainable agriculture options for Eyre Peninsula farmers will continue to be supported by the Eyre Peninsula Landscape Board with the appointment of a new Sustainable Agriculture Project Officer.

Rabbit control: now is the time for a coordinated approach
16 November 2020

Our typical spring weather arriving later than expected this year, could be good news for rabbit control.

Eyre Peninsula biodiversity changes over a decade
10 November 2020

A mild spring has provided great conditions for bushland biodiversity monitoring to be undertaken by the Eyre Peninsula Landscape Board – with help from National Parks and Wildlife Service SA – with results showing the benefits of fencing off vegetation and also the impact of drier conditions in the north.

Regenerative agriculture grants now open for Eyre Peninsula farmers
04 November 2020

Eyre Peninsula farmers looking to increase their soil carbon or try out new cropping or grazing management practices, can now apply for a demonstration grant with the Eyre Peninsula Landscape Board.

Trials begin to combat increasing soil degradation on Eyre Peninsula mallee seeps
22 October 2020

A new sustainable agriculture project has begun on the Eyre Peninsula, focusing on ways to manage the ever-growing issue