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Bushcraft expert visits KI

23 March 2020

British survival TV personality Ray Mears travelled to Kangaroo Island recently to meet with locals and check in on the glossy-black cockatoo population following the bushfires.

Key scientists to establish KI wildlife recovery plan

25 February 2020

Some of Australia’s leading ecologists will gather with government representatives, conservation groups and landholders on Kangaroo Island to further develop a recovery plan for bushfire-affected wildlife and threatened species.

Feral pigs targeted on Kangaroo Island

30 January 2020

Feral pigs on Kangaroo Island will be targeted in a new operation to reduce their numbers and prevent them from hindering the island’s environmental recovery.

Keep biosecurity in mind when helping KI

23 January 2020

There has been an outpouring of love and support for Kangaroo Island following the devastating bushfire over the festive season, but among the donations and offers of help, some may inadvertently harm the long-term future of the island.

Bushfires on KI ravage glossy black-cockatoo habitat

14 January 2020

The Department for Environment and Water estimates that 75 per cent of South Australia’s endangered glossy black-cockatoo population, found solely on Kangaroo Island, lived within the 210,000 hectares burned in the recent bushfires.

Construction of cat fence set to begin

13 December 2019

The construction of the feral cat fence that will aid the KI Natural Resources Management (NRM) Board’s ambitious Kangaroo Island Feral Cat Eradication Program - the largest of its kind in the world, is set to begin following approval from the KI Council.