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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.

Escape to Lincoln National Park during December – Park of the Month
29 November 2018

Lincoln National Park will be abuzz with activities this December as the park once again features as the Department for Environment and Water’s statewide ‘Park of the Month’. A host of activities are planned including activities to explore the coast, taking a self-guided drive, bushwalking, or joining rangers for a guided, family ‘Beach Bingo’ event.

$380,000 funding supports EP agriculture this financial year
26 November 2018

Eyre Peninsula Natural Resources Management Board has received $380,000 for the Regenerative Agriculture Program (RAP) from the Australian Government Regional Land Partnerships Program. The RAP will deliver projects at a local level in partnership with groups to help farmers improve their productivity. The program will focus on helping farmers adapt to growing markets by demonstrating sustainable management practice credentials. Regenerative Agriculture Project Officer Mary Crawford is experienced in sustainable farming on the Eyre Peninsula having worked with the local farmers and industry partners for over 10 years.

Volunteer citizen scientists begin the biennial survey of the vulnerable Hooded Plover
15 November 2018

Biennial Hooded Plover survey begins involving hundreds of people across Australia

Cubby Town connects kids with nature
15 November 2018

Nature Play festival at Whyalla with Natural Resources staff creating a cubby building exercise for children

Low European rabbit numbers on southern Eyre Peninsula
05 November 2018

With the release of the K5 virus feral European rabbit numbers on the southern Eyre Peninsula have reduced significantly according to one Lipson Cove farmer.

Streaky Bay to discover the Secrets of the Sea
25 October 2018

From 3rd December 2018 to 1st February 2019 Eyre Peninsula Natural Resource are partnering with the Streaky Bay Visitor Information Centre to hold a pop up Marine Discovery Display.