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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.

As the weather warms up, keep a watch out for reptiles
22 October 2018

With the weather warming up the reptiles come out. It is important to leave wildlife in the wild and to obtain the right permits to buy or sell reptiles.

Clarity on managing native vegetation on your property
10 October 2018

The community is reminded to seek guidance early from Natural Resources Eyre Peninsula staff and become familiar with exemptions and permit requirements when managing native vegetation on private properties. Eyre Peninsula Natural Resources Management Board Presiding Member Mark Whitfield says native vegetation provides many benefits that should not be undervalued.

Sky-high science helps endangered sea lions
25 September 2018

A quest to count vulnerable Australian sea lion pups using a remotely piloted aircraft (RPA), commonly known referred to as a drone, in the Great Australian Bight Commonwealth Marine Reserve has produced the most precise population survey to date.

Discover our beautiful coast
14 September 2018

Lincoln National Park Rangers are inviting you to family-friendly Beach Detective activities at September Beach as part of the 2018 Nature Play Festival.

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