Control of Noogoora Burr infestations by air and by drone, protection of mound springs and endangered plants, propagation and establishment of new populations of indigenous plant species, support for volunteers undertaking Opuntia cactus control and a fauna surveys are among the supported projects in the current grant round.
An independent review into the operation and effectiveness of South Australia’s Landscape Act will be undertaken in line with the requirement that the Act be reviewed three years after its commencement.
With its three funded projects coming to an end, the Kangaroo Partnership Project is currently in its final months. Grantees will look to ongoing opportunities to continue to investigate effective kangaroo management.
The 15 landholders that visited Holowiliena Station for a Stickybeak Day in May had an opportunity to learn about native plants, their nutritional values and which species make good indicators for assessing grazing impacts and land condition.