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Drought management for the livestock businesses
18 November 2019

Making decisions in a drought is difficult and getting some perspective on the issue is important before you can implement effective measures.

Natural Resources small grants open on EP - $155,000 funding available
30 October 2019

If you have a Natural Resource Management focused project idea you would like to see come to life in the next few months the Eyre Peninsula Natural Resources Management (NRM) Board welcomes applications from community groups, Aboriginal groups, Schools, Local Government and Farming Systems groups for the 2019-20 small grants funding round.

Saltmarsh modelled for movement under predicted sea level rise
27 September 2019

Understanding where Eyre Peninsula’s saltmarsh habitats might be forced to move to escape predicted sea level rise is part of a new computer modelled landscape-scale study underway between Natural Resources EP and a student at the University of Adelaide.

Turning the tide on historic dumping - saltmarshes time to shine
25 September 2019

A ‘health check’ of important coastal saltmarshes is currently underway on Eyre Peninsula.

Early birds nesting on EP beaches
12 September 2019

Spring is in the air and the Eyre Peninsula’s threatened hooded plovers have set a new Australian record.

Hard setting soils - funding available to address sub-soil constraints
02 September 2019

The Eyre Peninsula NRM Board is calling for funding applications from farming groups on the Eyre Peninsula to trial approaches to address sub-soil constraints such as low pH levels at depth, and hard pans limiting root growth.

STAR project focused on EP’s vulnerable saltmarshes
12 August 2019

Enormously undervalued and frequently overlooked Eyre Peninsula’s quite secretive Subtropical and Temperate Saltmarshes are set to benefit from a host of land care actions after the Eyre Peninsula Natural Resources Management Board receives $1,880,000 in funding over four years from the Australian Government’s Regional Land Partnership program. The funding will be used to better understand hydrological flows (including projected sea-level rise) through monitoring and making improvements to some coastal infrastructure, undertaking actions to bolster shorebird recovery and public awareness, and where necessary implementing delicate revegetation operations aimed at improving the health and function of these ecologically and economically important wildlife-rich ecosystems.

Locals dig in to help endangered woodlands
06 August 2019

A failing woodland ecosystem, stressed by historic over-clearance and dryland salinity amongst other threats, has been given a massive boost by local students, farmers, Council and Natural Resources Eyre Peninsula staff this year through funding from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program.

Coordination key to rabbit control
31 July 2019

The coordinated control of European rabbits through best management practise and biological control RHDV1-K5 will be the focus of two open workshops at Cleve and Port Lincoln in August hosted by Natural Resources Eyre Peninsula and PIRSA Biosecurity SA.

Aboriginal small grants, huge success
25 July 2019

Small seed funding of up to $1000, through Board NRM levy funding, made available to community-led activities that impacted positively on natural resources and focused on Aboriginal cultural awareness on Eyre Peninsula, has been put to good use by local schools and community groups for a host of Connection with Country and cultural events.