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Autumn prescribed burns to begin around Eyre Peninsula
20 March 2019

A number of burns are planned around Eyre Peninsula by the Department for Environment and Water (DEW) as part of the autumn prescribed burn program. Burns are planned for Lincoln National Park, Venus Bay Conservation Reserve, Bascombe Well Conservation Park and Pinkawillinie Conservation Park, as well as private land north of Tulka.

Assistance for farmers keen to control rabbits and lovegrass
06 March 2019

Farmers in drought-affected areas of Eyre Peninsula are encouraged to talk with Natural Resources EP staff about additional support they can receive to bolster their farming enterprise rabbit and weed control programs.

Art and science fix for endangered Whibley’s wattle
26 February 2019

A burst of yellow wattle blossom has now become a part of Tumby Bay's growing street art scene. The towns newest painting by talented local artist Danica Gates showcases the endangered Whibley’s wattle (Acacia whibleyana), a threatened flora species only found around Tumby Bay and nowhere else in the world.

Controlling farm foxes on Eastern Eyre
12 February 2019

Eastern Eyre Peninsula land managers are encouraged to collect free fox baits from Natural Resources Eyre Peninsula at one of their local group fox bait distribution days hosted at eleven convenient locations, beginning on Thursday 21 February and extending until Friday 8 March.

Western and Central EP fox baiting groups
12 February 2019

Western and Central Eyre Peninsula land managers are encouraged to collect free fox baits from Natural Resources Eyre Peninsula at one of the 20 convenient local group fox bait distribution days, beginning Tuesday 19 February in Smoky Bay and extending until Thursday 7 March.

Controlling farm foxes on southern Eyre
12 February 2019

Southern Eyre Peninsula land managers are encouraged to collect free fox baits from Natural Resources Eyre Peninsula at one of their local group fox bait distribution days hosted at ten convenient locations, beginning on Monday 4 March and extending until Friday 8 March.

New Natural Resources Officer in Cleve
11 January 2019

Local resident Rebekah Davenport has been appointed Natural Resources Officer on the eastern Eyre Peninsula, and is already well into the summer weed control program as part of her new role.

Family friendly marine discoveries
04 January 2019

Get your snorkels on and hit the water these summer holidays to take part in the Eyre Peninsula’s biggest ‘Immerse Yourself in a Marine Park’ program to date. Locals and visitors are invited to four family friendly events and marine discovery displays, hosted by Natural Resources Eyre Peninsula, as part of the Department for Environment and Water’s state-wide Immerse Yourself program in January.

Fishing and crabbing at Eight Mile Creek
18 December 2018

With the warm summer months now upon us, the fishing and crabbing season is in full swing. The community is reminded that fishing, crabbing and bait-worming activities are not permitted within the Cowleds Landing sanctuary zone at Eight Mile Creek.

Green thumbs for Blue Gums
14 December 2018

More than 130 reception to year seven students from Tumby Bay Area and Cleve Area Schools have helped Natural Resources Eyre Peninsula to propagate 3800 local Blue Gum tube stock, as well as other associated native plant species.