Almost two-and-a half years since two large wildfires burnt 14,000 hectares of bushland near Kimba, a $100,000 vegetation protection project managed by the Eyre Peninsula Landscape Board is coming to a close with the affected land well on its way to recovery.
Weeds have the ability to spread and grow with seemingly little attendance and can be extremely hardy - sprouting up and thriving almost anywhere. It pays to know your responsibilities when it comes to weeds.
The Eyre Peninsula Landscape Board has been successful in receiving $710,000 of funding to help with conservation management at priority coastal campgrounds around the region as part of its Eyes on Eyre project.
Sustainable water use is a balancing act, requiring careful management between ensuring ample water to sustain water-dependent ecosystems, while providing enough to efficiently support agricultural, industry, social and cultural needs. Landscape boards are getting behind some seriously innovative projects that are adding to our water management know-how.
Applications are now open for the Eyre Peninsula Landscape Board’s Grassroots Grants Program, which provides $100,000 in funding for community-based landscape management projects across the Eyre Peninsula, with an extra $50,000 this year for those affected by January storms.
Karcultaby Area School students enjoyed an afternoon of bird scoping, origami and figurine modelling whilst learning about the threatened Hooded Plover species during shorebird workshops hosted by staff from the Eyre Peninsula Landscape Board.
A vegetation community that once covered large areas of western Eyre Peninsula, has been given a helping hand with a new conservation status approved after several years of petitioning by the Eyre Peninsula Landscape Board and others.
Help is at hand for land managers recovering from the impacts of high rainfall and flooding across the state’s northern arid lands, Eyre Peninsula and Kangaroo Island, with expert advice available from South Australia’s landscape boards and the Department of Primary Industries and Regions.