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Take a closer look at your soils on World Soils Day
03 December 2020

World Soil Day, celebrated annually on 5 December, focuses on the importance of sustaining healthy soil resources and the significant role we have to manage our precious soils now and for future generations.

Population boom for threatened species
30 November 2020

The spring monitoring team has discovered an incredible population boom for the threatened Murray hardyhead (Craterocephalus fluviatilis), at one of its Riverland habitat sites recently.

Ramco lagoon supporting new life
30 November 2020

As part of its Wetland Management Plan, Ramco Lagoon will begin a partially dry phase, with water drawing-down from mid-December 2020 and continuing over the summer months.

Kicking out khaki weed
30 November 2020

The declared plant khaki weed (Alternanthera pungens) is starting to emerge around the Riverland, taking advantage of the moisture in the soil and the warmer weather.

National Ag Day recognises our hard-working farmers
18 November 2020

National Agriculture Day, celebrated on 20 November, is a timely reminder to stand by our hard-working primary producers and support them by buying local produce now and throughout the year.

General Manager appointed to the Murraylands and Riverland Landscape Board
16 November 2020

Former City of Mount Gambier Chief Executive Officer Andrew Meddle has been appointed as General Manager for the Murraylands and Riverland Landscape Board.

Battle waged on Boneseed
16 November 2020

From September through to October the Murraylands and Riverland District teams have been at war against the declared weed boneseed (Chrysanthemoides monilifera), surveying, mapping and treating infestations large and small.

Pretty purple but what a curse!
03 November 2020

The toxic weed salvation Jane or Paterson’s curse, (Echiium plantagineum) is making a dominant come back in the Murraylands and Riverland region, and across the state.

November an important and risky time for turtles
03 November 2020

November through to December is the time of year that both Murray short-necked turtles (Emydura macquarii) and eastern long-necked turtles (Chelodina longicollis) venture outside the safety of the water to nest and lay eggs.

Not all wetlands look the same
26 October 2020

Most people probably have a picture in their mind of what a wetlands looks like - a beautiful lagoon surrounded by old drooping gum trees, spotted with ducks and swans and pelicans coming in to land on the mirror-like water. Sure, some of the wetlands along the River Murray look just like that, but many look quite different.

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