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Giving African lovegrass some devotion

30 November 2021

Over the past couple of years, African lovegrass infestations have become more noticeable across the Riverland. With a potential damper than usual summer forecast, it is looking like the declared weed is set for a big season.

Population of rare metallic sun-orchid being monitored

16 November 2021

The Murraylands and Riverland Landscape Board have been monitoring the nationally endangered metallic sun-orchid (Thelymitra epipactoides) around the Tailem Bend and Meningie regions. These areas are a stronghold for this very rare plant.

New faces for our team

16 November 2021

The Murraylands and Riverland Landscape Board have recently welcomed three new faces to its team.Joining our Education Team are Ilyth Burton and Julie Schofield, and Alice Woodward will work in our Citizen Science Team.

Zeroing in on Opuntia

16 November 2021

Landholders, primary producers, local councils and Primary Industries and Regions South Australia (PIRSA) have all been working hard to reign in the fruit fly outbreak in our region.

Murray Bridge office is moving

16 November 2021

The Murraylands and Riverland Landscape Board office at 110A Mannum Road, Murray Bridge, will be closed from 12 November 2021 while moving to our new premises at Level 1 Sturt Centre, Unit 5-6, 2 Sturt Reserve Road, Murray Bridge.

Khaki weed not so painless

16 November 2021

With the weather warming up and the recent rains, landholders across the Murraylands and Riverland region are encouraged to be on the lookout and control summer active weeds such as the spiteful khaki weed (Alternanthera pungens).

Turtle month creates awareness for reptiles in crisis

02 November 2021

National turtle month launches this week, coinciding with the best time of the year to catch a glimpse of female turtles as they find suitable nesting sites on the banks of rivers, lakes and dams. The event has been coined by a group of Australia’s top turtle scientists with the aim of creating awareness of freshwater turtle species under threat from predatory attacks and declining habitat.

River Murray Water Allocation Plan adopted

19 October 2021

An updated River Murray Water Allocation Plan has been formally adopted, bringing the plan in line with the recently revised River Murray long Term Environmental Watering Plans.