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Grand gates of Martindale restored to former glory
12 April 2018

The entry to Martindale Hall was a hive of activity early this week (Monday 9 and Tuesday 10 April), as volunteers from the Friends of Burra Parks and staff from Natural Resources Northern and Yorke worked together to give the main entrance gates a new lease on life. Natural Resources Northern and Yorke Landscape Ranger Darrin Bennett said 12 people participated in the working bee, focussing their attention on restoring the old sandstone and steel gates. “The group spent two days repointing the original stonework, which was severely weathered, with a traditional lime-based mortar,” Mr Bennett said.

First YEL forum for 2018 a hit with students
05 April 2018

The first Southern Flinders Upper North Young Environmental Leaders forums for 2018 were held recently in Port Augusta and Wilmington.

YP canola growers sought for Naturally Yorke initiative
05 April 2018

The Naturally Yorke Community Action Planning (CAP) group and research partners from Trees for Life and the University of Adelaide are seeking Southern Yorke Peninsula canola farmers to take part in an exciting research opportunity investigating the role that native plants play in supporting pollination of canola crops.

Is African rue the new Silverleaf nightshade?
19 March 2018

Natural Resources Northern and Yorke will host a free workshop in Spalding this Thursday to help farmers and landholders manage African rue and Silverleaf nightshade.

Life's not always a beach for Yorke Peninsula plovers
27 February 2018

A pilot survey covering a number of key salt lakes on Yorke Peninsula last month has discovered that the beach-nesting hooded plover may also use inland salt lakes for breeding.

Big year ahead for Naturally Yorke CAP group
15 February 2018

Yorke Peninsula community members are encouraged to participate in a series of upcoming Naturally Yorke Community Action Planning (CAP) workshops, to be held in Warooka and Paskeville in March and April.

Reducing the impact of pesky summer pest plants
18 January 2018

As the weather heats up, landholders across the Northern and Yorke region are encouraged to act now to control summer-active weeds.

Innes National Park is the place to be over summer
18 December 2017

With the summer holidays underway, Innes National Park will become a hive of activity, offering a range of fun events for the whole family.

The heat is on for summer weeds
15 December 2017

As the weather heats up, land managers are reminded that it is not too late to guard against silverleaf nightshade (solanum elaeagnifolium).

Plan early to catch rabbits on the hop over summer
15 December 2017

Landholders and community groups are being encouraged to start planning their 2018 summer/autumn rabbit control now, and to coordinate efforts with neighbouring properties for most effective results.

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