Thirty two nationally vulnerable greater stick-nest rats were airlifted via helicopter in special custom made travel boxes from Franklin Island Wilderness Area and St Peters Island Conservation Park, 13 km off the coast of Ceduna recently. The translocation plays an integral role in the recovery of the species and is part of National Parks and Wildlife Service SA (NPWS-SA) support to bolster the Australian Wildlife Conservancy’s reintroduced mainland population at Mount Gibson Wildlife Sanctuary.
A prescribed burn is planned at the entrance to Lincoln National Park on Monday 30 September and Tuesday 1 October 2019 weather conditions permitting.
Spring is here and yellowtail kingfish will soon make their annual migration into the shallow waters of Coffin Bay. Fishers are reminded of the importance of the sanctuary zone areas in the bay to the kingfish life cycle.
20 Sep 2019 Bascombe Well Conservation Park prescribed burn update
Yesterday (19 September 2019) marked the start of the prescribed burning season on Eyre Peninsula with a successful burn completed by National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) fire crews in Bascombe Well Conservation Park.
A prescribed burn is planned at Bascombe Well Conservation Park today, Thursday 19 September 2019, weather conditions permitting.
A number of burns are planned around Eyre Peninsula by the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) Eyre and Far West as part of the spring prescribed burn program. Burns are planned for Lincoln National Park, Bascombe Well Conservation Park as well as private land at Mount Hope.