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Dead or alive, keep trees intact for habitat not firewood
21 August 2018

There’s nothing better than a roaring wood fire on a chilly South East night, and local authorities are reminding the community to ensure their firewood has been collected legally.

Local firefighter joins international team
07 August 2018

A team of 139 firefighters from Australia and New Zealand travelled to Los Angeles late last week to assist local fire crews trying to contain numerous large fires that have burned thousands of hectares in California. Natural Resources South East Lower South East District Manager Ross Anderson is amongst the contingent.

Grants program enhances local land
26 July 2018

For more than five years, the Bucks for Bush grants incentives program has assisted landholders to protect and enhance native vegetation through planting biodiverse shelterbelts, fencing remnant scrub and weed control.

Region’s threatened orchids given a fighting chance
23 July 2018

Five threatened species of native orchids have had a boost thanks to a five-year project aimed at increasing their wild populations. The project to grow and plant the orchids is a collaboration between the South East Natural Resources Management Board, Natural Resources South East and Nature Glenelg Trust (NGT), funded by the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program.

Local habitats restored to former glory
16 July 2018

From the lush native grounds of Piccaninnie Ponds Conservation Park to an old grazing paddock, the South East NRM Board’s Recovering Habitats for Threatened Species project has worked on restoring and conserving many wetland areas in the region.

Land managers of the future empowered through Weed Warriors program
12 July 2018

The land managers of the future are now better equipped to tackle pest plants in the environment thanks to the South East Natural Resources Management Board’s Weed Warriors school program.

Natural resources projects leave a lasting local impact
11 July 2018

Over the past five years, the South East Natural Resources Management Board and Natural Resources South East have been delivering important environmental projects funded by the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program.

Native critters caught up in case of mistaken identity
28 June 2018

Native critters are caught up in a case of mistaken identity, with recent reports of feral rats in local gardens later identified as the rare and protected native eastern swamp rat (Rattus lutreolus).

Weather station network upgrade
27 June 2018

The South East Natural Resources Management Board’s Automated Weather Station (AWS) Network and website has recently received an upgrade which will see improved reliability of weather data for landholders in the region.

Students brave the elements for annual expedition
26 June 2018

Local students have once again braved the elements to experience Natural Resources South East’s annual March in May event. About 120 students from seven schools explored Canunda National Park along an 8.5km loop walk, stopping at special learning points along the way.

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