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Water flows into the Lake Eyre Basin coincide with review of cross-border agreement
20 April 2018

Water making its way down the rivers of the Lake Eyre Basin through Birdsville and Innamincka is rejuvenating the landscape and providing life-giving flows to the region. The area the water is flowing across forms part of the Lake Eyre Basin (LEB) which is one of the largest dryland water systems in the world. Rivers from QLD, NT, NSW, and SA contribute flows to the Basin, which has its natural and environmental values largely intact. It is timely that an agreement which governs the cross-border management of the Lake Eyre Basin (LEB) is under review and SA Arid Lands NRM Presiding Member Janet Brook is urging the SA Arid Lands community to have its say in the once in a decade opportunity.

Combating cactus with cochineal
04 April 2018

Cochineal is showing promising signs of being an effective biological weapon to assist land managers and volunteers tackle Opuntia infestations in the northern Flinders Ranges.

Rare Painted Desert daisy proved to be endangered
15 January 2018

New populations of the endangered purple-flowering Arckaringa Daisy (Olearia arckaringensis) have been discovered on a recent survey of the Arckaringa breakaways, north of Coober Pedy.

Kanku-Breakaways Conservation Park Infrastructure Master Plan open for comment
11 December 2017

Following the release of the Kanku-Breakaways Conservation Park Management Plan in June 2017 the Kanku-Breakaways Co-management Board have now completed an Infrastructure Master Plan for the park. The plan supports the themes of welcoming people and supporting the community while protecting the parks natural and cultural values.. It identifies visitor zones in the park, and supports vehicle and pedestrian access in a culturally and environmentally sensitive environment.

Fox control program benefits native species
06 December 2017

Controlling fox numbers is giving re-introduced native animals a chance at survival in the Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park.

Weather station for William Creek
22 November 2017

A weather monitoring blackspot in outback South Australia now has a new weather station thanks to a joint initiative by the SA Arid Lands NRM Board and the Outback Communities Authority (OCA).

New populations of endangered grasswrens found in Gawler Ranges
22 November 2017

New populations of the endangered Short-tailed Grasswren (Gawler Ranges subspecies) were identified in a recent survey of areas of the Gawler Ranges.

Simpson Desert closed over summer
22 November 2017

The Simpson Desert in the state’s outback will be closed over the hottest months of the year to ensure the safety of visitors and emergency personnel.

SA Arid Lands NRM Board and Pastoral Board host Kangaroo Management forum
20 November 2017

A kangaroo management forum at Yunta has brought together industry and government representatives to discuss strategies for managing high kangaroo numbers in the North Flinders and North East Pastoral districts.

Release of Best Practice Guidelines for Wild Dog Control
01 November 2017

The SA Arid Lands NRM Board has been working with land owners in its region inside the Dog Fence for a number of years on the most effective ways to control wild dogs. It has now developed a Best Practice model to assist landholders with managing wild dogs, which has been endorsed by Livestock SA.

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