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Landscape Legacies
10 December 2018

Best-practice soil management activities from across the region will be captured as part of an SA Arid Lands NRM Board program.The new Landscape Legacies will record successful stories of soil rehabilitation after recently being awarded funding through the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program.

Cat control a win for Flinders reptiles
29 November 2018

Cat control in the Flinders has resulted in increasing numbers of reptiles. A trapping program conducted by the Scientific Expedition Group (SEG) for the South Australian Arid Lands Western Quoll (Idnya) and Brushtail Possum (Virlda) reintroduction project, found that 40 per cent more reptiles were captured in sites that had been baited (49 individuals) in comparison to unbaited sites (28 individuals).

Malkumba-Coongie Lakes awarded Landcare funding
05 November 2018

Pest plants and animals will be controlled at the Malkumba-Coongie Lakes Ramsar Site thanks to funding awarded to the SA Arid Lands NRM Board. Located near the outback town of Innamincka, Malkumba-Coongie Lakes covers an area of more than two million hectares and is a wetland of International importance. This project is supported by the SA Arid Lands NRM Board, through funding from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program.

Outback Tracks gleaned 44 tonnes of rubbish
18 October 2018

A toilet seat, a galvanised rainwater tank and cans of unopened beer were among the more unusual items collected by the Great Tracks Clean Up volunteers on this year’s outback clean-up.

Kowari population holds on despite 18 months of below average conditions
03 July 2018

Kowari population holds on despite 18 months of below average conditions

Dusky Hopping-mouse populations contract due to dry conditions
20 June 2018

The distribution of the threatened Dusky Hopping-mouse in northern South Australia appears to have contracted following an earlier population expansion in previous years.

Aerial survey to track kangaroo population celebrates 40 years
14 June 2018

When the annual kangaroo count gets underway on 18 June, it will be 40 years since the survey’s inception in 1978, with data gathered capturing kangaroo population trends over four decades.

New technology on display in outback field days
06 June 2018

The SA Arid Lands NRM Region is hosting two field days in June and July to provide an opportunity for the pastoral community to come together to share ideas and learn about advances in technology that will improve productivity and land management

Feral pig baiting most effective control method
24 May 2018

Land managers have been advised that the most effective method for broad scale control of feral pigs is baiting and trapping during a feral pig workshop held near Yunta last week.

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.

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