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Seeds for Snapper – Supporting seagrass restoration

25 November 2022

What treasures do you look for when walking on our local beaches? A brightly coloured shell that’s perfectly formed, a crab stranded from the rockpool hastily making its way back to safety or maybe an unknown creature from the deep?

First flight for 3 threatened hooded plover chicks

11 November 2022

Three hooded plover chicks on the Fleurieu Peninsula have made it to the all-important fledgling stage – which is when these threatened birds can fly and their chance of survival is greatly increased.

Special event to look at what lies beneath!

09 November 2022

You may not think about it all the time, but do you ever consider that there is a whole ecosystem beneath your feet, and its health and vitality is directly correlated to our own? That’s right, it’s soil! The biology and management of soil is one of the key elements to food production and overall land management – it deserves to be celebrated! On Sunday 4 December, Landscapes Hills and Fleurieu, along with a host of local organisations, is presenting a World Soil Day event to embrace the theme of ‘Where Food Begins.’

Taking the heat out of soil health

09 November 2022

With hotter, drier times ahead, savvy farmers are taking up sustainable agricultural practices that protect their soils, pastures, and livestock. Here are some of the ways that South Australia’s landscape boards are helping land managers beat the heat and remain productive.

7 important SA river systems you may not have heard about

28 October 2022

While the Murray may be South Australia’s most well-known river, there are other significant river systems in our state that are an integral part of our communities, culture and environment. Find out more about each of these 7 lesser-known rivers, including how landscape boards are supporting communities to care for them.

Working to protect and enhance coastal landscapes

24 October 2022

We all know how lucky we are to have the beautiful Fleurieu coastline on our doorstep, but do you know about the projects underway to protect and conserve our coastal, marine and estuarine ecosystems?

Why SA’s plover lovers are smiling

12 October 2022

Hooded plovers are one of Australia’s top 20 threatened birds and there is estimated to be fewer than 800 birds in South Australia. But there’s reason to be cautiously optimistic as we move into the 2022-23 ‘hoodies’ nesting season.

Boosting your on-farm biosecurity

06 October 2022

Biosecurity has been a hot topic in the media recently, and it’s a timely reminder to take measures to avoid transmiting viral or fungal diseases, or pest plants and insects, onto your property. Landscapes Hills and Fleurieu has put together some useful information to help you be prepared this spring.