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What do you need to know about soil health?

20 December 2022

To celebrate World Soil Day, a group of Kangaroo Island landholders attended the Hills and Fleurieu Landscape Board’s workshop ‘Where Food Begins’, on the mainland.

Towards A Living Ark - KI Landscape Board’s Adelaide Showcase on Feral Cat Eradication

12 October 2022

A Feral Cat Eradication Showcase was hosted by the Kangaroo Island Landscape Board with its partner Nature Foundation at Adelaide Pavilion on 11th of October 2022. The ‘Kangaroo Island - Towards A Living Ark’ fundraising and showcase event demonstrated the incredible work that has been achieved, and is continually being achieved, by the Kangaroo Island Landscape Board, with an ambitious goal of eradicating feral cats from the Dudley Peninsula by 2025.

Controlling invertebrate pests on Kangaroo Island

30 August 2022

Two workshops in August provided information on a variety of control techniques for invertebrate pests. Local farmers, vignerons and gardeners who attended learned that it is possible to achieve better pest control with fewer insecticides.

Leg-banding season for glossy black-cockatoo nestlings

03 June 2022

Staff from the Kangaroo Island Landscape Board are currently counting and placing leg bands on this year’s glossy black-cockatoo nestlings. This year’s leg banding study is part of a long-term monitoring program. Each glossy black-cockatoo banded on Kangaroo Island has a unique number on it, meaning these glossies can be identified throughout their life by reading the number using a high powered spotting scope or camera with a good zoom lens.

Healthy soils seminar in time for autumn

03 June 2022

Mary Retallack from Kangaroo Islands Eco-Vineyards accompanied internationally renowned expert and key speaker Mary Cole (Agpath) to present a healthy soils seminar at Bay of Shoals Winery. The day was aimed at exploring alternative soil management practices to increase soil health and was a hit with the locals.

New trap alert system a game changer in protecting Kangaroo Island wildlife

08 April 2022

The Kangaroo Island Landscape Board is launching a high tech, easy-to-use wireless trap monitoring system using Encounter Solutions’ Celium technology on Kangaroo Island to help trap feral cats and assist native species and farmers recover from the devastating impacts of the 2019-20 black summer bushfires.

Kangaroo Island Landscape Board’s native oyster reefs build this autumn

08 April 2022

The Kangaroo Island Landscape Board’s native oyster reef restoration project is well underway with construction due to begin this autumn in coastal waters near Kingscote and American River. These reefs will create a structure for native ‘angasi’ oysters to grow, and provide habitat for recreational fishers to target their favourite species, such as King George whiting and southern calamari.