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Young leaders changing behaviour for the better
09 November 2018

Around 60 young leaders from the region met at Bool Lagoon last month for this year’s final instalment of the South East NRM Board’s Young Environmental Leaders Program (YELP).

Local industry joins pest plant crusade
29 October 2018

A protected native species on coastal dunes, yet a threatening pest just a kilometre away, Sallow wattle (Acacia longifolia) is on the radar as one to watch in the South East. While not an officially declared pest, Natural Resources South East is encouraging control work to stop further spread.

Ross returns from North American fire front
17 October 2018

It’s been a busy fire season in the northern hemisphere, and two DEW firefighters went to Canada and the United States to give them a hand. Our Lower South East District Manager Ross Anderson shares the story of his deployment in his own words….

Time to tackle blooming pests
02 October 2018

With warmer weather and spring upon us, we are starting to see signs of life as local flora and fauna come out of hibernation throughout the South East. But it’s not only the natives that are beginning to emerge - pest plant species are also starting to bloom.

Water management survey open
24 September 2018

The South East Natural Resources Management Board and the South Eastern Water Conservation and Drainage Board are seeking community input on a new Drainage and Wetlands Strategy.

Regional Agriculture Landcare Facilitator support to continue for local communities
10 September 2018

The South East Natural Resources Management Board has been announced as one of 47 organisations selected through an open tender process to deliver the Regional Agriculture Landcare Facilitator project for 2018-2023.

Winning photo a walk in the park
06 September 2018

A winter walk in a local conservation park and an eye for detail have resulted in this year’s winning photo entry in the South East Natural Resources Management Board’s ‘Loving Where We Live’ photo competition open category.

Student environmental forum makes immediate impact
05 September 2018

The third instalment of the South East Natural Resources Management Board’s Young Environmental Leaders Program (YELP) Forum brought 55 students from 14 local schools together to continue their learning at Naracoorte Caves National Park.

Ewens Ponds closed for annual spring break
03 September 2018

All water based activities including diving, snorkelling and swimming are off limits, from Monday 3 September, until Sunday 2 December 2018.

Bool Lagoon a mecca for birders
31 August 2018

As we head into spring it’s a good time to visit Bool Lagoon, one of the South East region’s premier nature-based tourism locations. After winter rains in the area, the lagoon is filling with water and is home to an abundance of bird life.

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