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Landholders encouraged to control horehound now
24 June 2019

Landholders across the Northern and Yorke region are urged to act now to control horehound (Marrubium vulgare), a noxious perennial weed first introduced to Australia as a medicinal herb in the early nineteenth century.

Twenty years of volunteering recognised with prestigious award
18 June 2019

Volunteers from the Friends of Burra Parks groups and staff from Natural Resources Northern and Yorke recently ran a working bee at Pualco Conservation Park in the Rangelands, around 100 kilometres north east of Burra.

Mount Remarkable National Park is the place to be in June
05 June 2019

Mount Remarkable National Park will be hive of activity throughout the month of June as it is celebrated as Park of the Month – an initiative encouraging children and families to get into South Australia’s outdoors.

Wedge-tailed eagles are natures pest control
22 May 2019

With lambing season underway across the Northern and Yorke region, it is timely to remind land managers about some of the factors related to lamb mortality.

Pinery regreening continues
14 May 2019

About 8500 native plants were given to landholders affected by the 2015 Pinery bushfire at the latest landscape recovery plant giveaway.

New program helps landholders turn native vegetation into income
06 May 2019

Landholders in the South Australian Arid Lands and Northern and Yorke regions will have access to funding to manage and protect areas of native vegetation on their land through the Native Vegetation Council’s new Biodiversity Credit Exchange.

Campfires in National Parks
15 April 2019

The SA Country Fire Service (CFS) extended the Fire Season in some districts due to continuing dry conditions across many areas of the state.

Take care of native vegetation when removing stony reefs
09 April 2019

Farmers are being warned to take care not to remove valuable native vegetation when clearing stony reefs in their paddocks in order to make cultivation simpler and to unlock land that's previously been regarded as non-arable.

Cactus and boxthorn a thorn in the side
06 March 2019

Over 20 landholders from Peterborough, Jamestown, Orroroo, Burra, Mintaro and Yunta recently attended a workshop at the Peterborough Tennis Club, followed by practical demonstrations along the Parnaroo Stock Route to learn about management and control of wheel cacti and boxthorn.

Landholders unite against feral foxes and wild dogs
27 February 2019

A group of 20 landholders from Yunta, Dawson, Peterborough, Orroroo, Pekina, Eudunda and Burra recently attended a workshop in Peterborough to hear about predator control for improved agricultural production from the State and National Wild Dog Coordinators.