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Excellence Award for Quorn Community Landcare Group

14 January 2022

A Southern Flinders Ranges project that brought together a wide range of partners to educate the community and develop innovative ideas to achieve on-ground biodiversity outcomes has received the inaugural Landscape SA Excellence Award.

Wild Dog update - December 2021

17 December 2021

Find out about ground and aerial baiting, trapper training, dog control efforts and new Landscape SA Regulations for baiting of wild dogs.

Dog fence on track for 2024 finish

17 December 2021

Up to eight road trains are needed to deliver fencing materials to rebuild each new stage of the South Australian Dog Fence. Already 310km of fencing has been completed, another 460km is underway and approvals have been completed for sections of fence at Moolawatana (129km) and Wertaloona (70km).

Accounting for groundwater

17 December 2021

A Water Accounting Advisory Group has met for the first time to review and identify potential groundwater accounting options suitable for the Far North Prescribed Wells Area. Comprised of pastoralists and property managers, board members and staff from the SA Arid Lands Landscape Board and the Department for Environment and Water (DEW), the group will meet regularly to investigate water accounting options.

Rains a boost for Coongie flora and fauna

17 December 2021

The first good rains at Coongie Lakes near Innamincka in a number of years have resulted in the early recovery of Acacia salicina, Eura Emubush, Plumbush and Bean trees around many waterholes in the Coongie Lakes Ramsar area.

Semi-arid rangelands the focus of Kangaroo survey

17 December 2021

Understanding the social drivers towards wildlife management decisions are critical for land managers and often pose challenges relating to ecological, social, cultural and economic issues. A new survey being undertaken by Bush Heritage and RMIT University is looking to investigate the attitudes of residents across the arid rangelands.

Landscape groups plan for local activities

17 December 2021

Landscape Groups across the region took part in District Action Planning during October and November, setting local priorities for landscape management and planning group activities for coming years. All plans being developed identify the key issues and opportunities for each district, priority actions for the group, and show how the group’s work aligns and contributes to the strategic priorities for the SA Arid Lands Landscape Board, as outlined in the board’s Regional Landscape Plan.

New push to tackle North East cactus

17 December 2021

The biocontrol insect cochineal has been released on populations of wheel and rope cactus in the North East Pastoral District, to assist land managers tackle the declared weed species. It’s not the first time the sap-sucking cochineal has been used to tackle cactus in the North East, but with the SAAL Board now breeding cochineal strains specific to cactus types, the odds of effectively controlling cactus have greatly increased.

Widespread rainfall warmly welcomed

17 December 2021

Widespread rainfall across the SA Arid Lands was the talk across social media channels in November and put smiles on the faces of many land managers. While all parts of the region received rain, the biggest falls were recorded in parts of the North East Pastoral, Kingoonya, North Flinders and Gawler Ranges districts.