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Volunteers day acknowledges valuable assets
04 December 2017

Natural Resources SA Murray-Darling Basin will celebrate International Volunteers Day on 5 December to recognise the volunteers who give their time and energy to look after our natural environment for future generations.

First aid training for volunteer saves a life
04 December 2017

First aid training may have saved Bill’s life as the driver had recently attended a Volunteers’ First Aid refresher course funded by Natural Resources SA Murray-Darling Basin. By Steve Scrown (Wetland Habitats Trust)

Is burning key to wattle regeneration?
04 December 2017

A small two hectare area of Ferries McDonald Conservation Park at Monarto was burnt last week during an ecological prescribed burn carried out by the Department of Environment Water and Natural Resources to encourage the regeneration of a nationally vulnerable acacia.

New study reveals habitat hotspots for our endangered southern emu-wrens
28 November 2017

New research has revealed a lot more about the types of habitat that southern emu-wrens use, and highlighted the urgent need to extend and link these habitat hotspots.

Pouched lampreys a surprise catch
07 November 2017

A rare pouched lamprey has turned up during spring fish monitoring in Bookmark Creek, west of Renmark.

Youth voice for Maize Island
07 November 2017

Local high school students involved in the River Murray Youth Council (RMYC) are the driving force behind a new project to design a trail in Maize Island Lagoon Conservation Park.

Halloween is here – it’s time to get batty!
30 October 2017

Trick and Treaters aren’t the only ones excited about the end of October. Bat Week which coincides with the lead up to Halloween is also a time for people to become more aware of their local bat species.

Fire brigade members recognised at training day
19 October 2017

Sixteen Natural Resources SA Murray-Darling Basin (SAMDB), fire brigade members with 250 years’ service between them were recognised at a two-day training camp at Yookamurra Sanctuary west of Swan Reach recently.

Riverland irrigators win with extra allocations pledged for dry years
13 October 2017

The State Government has updated its water allocation policy to ensure that River Murray irrigators will receive sustainable allocations in dry years, protecting jobs and supporting local industries.

Free seven day forecast climate service
10 October 2017

For the past two years Natural Resources SA Murray-Darling Basin (SAMDB) have been trialling the development of a basic climate forecast service.