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Project team celebrates one year of protecting iconic Coorong and coast
11 July 2019

The South East NRM Board’s Our Coorong | Our Coast project (part of the broader Project Coorong initiative) is celebrating a year of progress, with plans and action underway to protect this fragile and iconic part of our region.

Young leaders immerse in the magic of nature
27 June 2019

Students representing 15 primary schools across the region congregated on Naracoorte Caves National Park recently to explore the outdoors and connect with nature at the South East Natural Resources Management Board’s Earthkeepers Camp.

New season weeds to watch out for
25 June 2019

With winter weather comes winter weeds, and Natural Resources South East’s NRM Officers are encouraging locals to be on the lookout. NRM Officer Paul Wordley said there’s a range of priority declared weeds to be aware of this winter.

Volunteers help out at Big Heath
24 June 2019

Local volunteers together with Natural Resources South East staff, recently spent the day out at Big Heath Conservation Park, working together to remove boneseed infestations across the area. NRM Officer Michelle Sargent said the declared weed takes hold easily in native vegetation, roadsides, heritage areas and reserves.

Flying foxes set up camp in South East
20 June 2019

A new colony of native grey-headed flying foxes has settled in a pine forest near Millicent. Around 1500 animals were seen roosting in a plantation managed by OneFortyOne. While the site is due for thinning, OneFortyOne’s Harvesting and Roading Manager, Ockert Le Roux said the company has delayed the operation.

Farm tours investigate theory in practice
05 June 2019

South East farmers, agronomists and animal health experts went on tour recently, visiting local properties to look at how growers are managing their grazing and soil management regimes.

Dedicated duo awarded for decades of environmental stewardship
27 May 2019

For the past decade, Robe couple Jim and Judy Smith have volunteered their time to protecting and enhancing our local parks. Now, with a total of 30 years of parks volunteering across the state, they’re making the move to Mount Gambier.

Students unite for annual march in park
23 May 2019

150 students representing six South East schools made the most of a day outdoors at the South East NRM Board’s annual March in May event at Canunda National Park earlier this month. Looming rain clouds managed to hold off as students trekked the 8.5km loop, taking a breather at four education stations along the way.

Rat pack confirmed at Robe
22 May 2019

Department for Environment and Water Senior Ranger Cath Bell was recently called to Robe to investigate a mysterious plough over in a residential backyard, with feral rats accused as the culprits.

Local climate resilience projects receive funding boost
08 May 2019

Two South East sustainable agriculture groups have recently received a boost to support new climate adaptation projects in the region. The South East Natural Resources Management (SE NRM) Board’s ‘Agricultural Industries Adapting to Variable Climates and Markets’ grants have been awarded to the Grasslands Society of Southern Australia (Limestone Coast Branch) and the Coorong Tatiara Local Action Plan (CTLAP), each receiving $7500 to support their projects.

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