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Idnya babies for newly relocated Western quolls

20 January 2023

Seven locally born idnya (western quolls) were among 24 recorded during trapping programs to monitor the survival and growth of the newly-established idnya population in the Vulkathunha-Gammon Ranges National Park in December 2022.

New trials to manage roos in the Rangelands

12 December 2022

Overabundant kangaroo numbers have a detrimental effect on the environment through grazing pressure. The massive animal die-off that occurs when dry times arrive and populations are high is a sad state, and more is being done to keep kangaroo numbers to a sustainable level.

Bush food garden underway at Mt Ive

12 December 2022

Native bush food expert Neville Bonney visited Mt Ive Station in December to help with the early development of the Gawler Ranges Educational Native Bush Food Garden that has been funded by an SA Arid Lands Grassroot Grant.

Biteback News

06 December 2022

The Biteback news details ground and aerial baiting efforts and baiting services to control wild dogs in the SA Arid Lands.

Landscape Levy equalisation

06 December 2022

The way the Landscape Levy is charged across local government areas in the SA Arid Lands is changing – but the services you currently receive from your Landscape Board will continue. There are no changes to out-of-council areas. The SA Arid Lands Landscape Board has introduced a landscape levy equalisation process to ensure there is a consistent levy basis across council areas in the region.

Wicking bed workshops

06 December 2022

Residents of Andamooka, Coober Pedy and Iron Knob are far wiser about the use of wicking beds, worms, soil testing and composting following gardening workshops by David deVries.

Check before working on dams or waterways

06 December 2022

After all the recent rain, you may have noticed changes in different systems, maybe a flourish of green vegetation, the sounds of frogs or even the movement of fish. Regionally our waterways require these flows to maintain connectivity and ensure waterholes persist or lakes are filled.

Stickybeak at Secret Rocks

06 December 2022

Established exclusion zones to protect native plants and threatened animal species were on show at a Stickybeak Day at Secret Rocks in October. Twenty visitors took the opportunity provided by the Gawler Ranges Landscape Group to see the benefits offered by the exclusion zones at the conservation property and how the property ensures the safety of reintroduced species.

Five projects share in $130,000 in grants

06 December 2022

Five projects have shared in more than $130,000 in the third round of Building Pastoral Sustainability Grants. Grant opportunities were doubled in the third round to allow pastoral businesses to trial management practices and technologies to better adapt to varying climates and markets and improve the sustainability of their businesses. It allowed for properties involved in the first two stages of the Property Management Planning Program to apply for works to complete projects identified as part of the property mapping process.