Media Releases

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Ten years of wild dog control
05 November 2019

A strategy to manage wild dogs in the SA Arid Lands region over the past decade has seen a coordinated effort to implement control methods by land managers.Central to the strategy, the Biteback program is a flagship project of the SA Arid Lands NRM Board and is supported by the Sheep Industry Fund.

Freckled Duck found in the Gammon Ranges
28 August 2019

The discovery of several large populations of the regionally critically endangered Freckled Duck (Xerothamnella parvifolia) in South Australia’s Gammon Ranges is great news for the plant species.

Community grants recipients announced
18 July 2019

Fourteen community groups from across the South Australian Arid Lands region have been given an injection of funds to help them with a variety of on-ground natural resource management projects.

Park of the month for Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park
10 July 2019

The opportunity to immerse yourself in an ancient culture, experience the earliest forms of life and wander across ancient landscapes make Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park a must-visit destination.

Visitor tips for Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre National Park
01 July 2019

As Australia’s largest salt lake, Lake Eyre provides visitors with a memorable, and often once in a lifetime, experience. School holidays are an opportune time for families to visit Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre National Park and combined with the additional number of visitors headed to the lake to see the recent water flows, the upcoming July school holidays will see high visitor numbers in the region.

NRM Community Grants open for Arid Lands region
15 April 2019

Grants of up to $10,000 are on offer to landholders, progress associations and volunteer groups for Natural Resource Management projects.

Quolls resilience triumphs
15 April 2019

Despite two years of dry conditions, reintroduced western-quolls (Idnya) and brush-tailed possum (Virlda) numbers at Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park have defied expectations.

New life for Aroona Dam
09 April 2019

A disused dam in the Northern Flinders Ranges is once again offering a lifeline to communities in the region.Located 4kms south of the Leigh Creek township, Aroona Dam was once the key water source for the former coal mining town. The dam is no longer used as a water supply, with an alternative source in place, but it remains an important recreation space.

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).

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