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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.

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.

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