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27 March 2020  SA Parks open for locals to visit

South Australia’s national parks are available for local people to visit their local park, as long as visitors follow all State and Federal Government COVID-19 guidelines.

12 Feb 2020      Prescribe burn in Kulliparu Conservation Park

A prescribed burn is planned in Kulliparu Conservation Park on Thursday 12 March 2020, weather conditions permitting.

10 Feb 2020     Celebrating Coffin Bay National Park

The National Parks and Wildlife Service South Australia celebrated Park of the Month in Coffin Bay National Park during December, with sold-out ranger-guided kayaking tours, nature play areas and beachcombing fun.

17 Dec 2019     Googs Track Summer Closure

The four-wheel drive desert track Googs Track, which crosses through Yumbarra Conservation Park, Yellabinna Regional Reserve and Yellabinna Wilderness, will close from 6:00am on Wednesday, 1 January to midnight on Friday, 28 February 2020.

22 Nov 2019      December 2019 Park of the Month - Coffin Bay National Park | Family-friendly activities at Coffin Bay National Park

Join in the family-friendly activities at Coffin Bay National Park during December to celebrate it being Park of the Month.

18 Oct 2019       Fence, camera, action help malleefowl breed at Venus Bay

Venus Bay Conservation Park rangers have been buoyed by the discovery of an active malleefowl nest mound within the park.

17 Oct 2019       Prescribed burn near Mount Hope

A prescribed burn is planned to take place on private land south of Mount Hope on the Eyre Peninsula for tomorrow, Friday 18 October 2019, weather conditions permitting.

04 Oct 2019       Eyre Peninsula’s threatened island rats to bolster mainland populations

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.

30 Sep 2019      Prescribed burn at Lincoln National Park

A prescribed burn is planned at the entrance to Lincoln National Park on Monday 30 September and Tuesday 1 October 2019 weather conditions permitting.

24 Sep 2019      Kingfish due back

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.

19 Sep 2019      Prescribed burn at Bascombe Well Conservation Park

A prescribed burn is planned at Bascombe Well Conservation Park today, Thursday 19 September 2019, weather conditions permitting.

18 Sep 2019     Spring prescribed burns to begin around Eyre Peninsula

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.

 


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