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Coorong shines for Minister for the Environment
19 March 2019

The South East Natural Resources Management (SE NRM) Board last week launched a new project, Our Coorong | Our Coast. Today, Minister for the Environment Melissa Price was in the Coorong inspecting the first phase of on-ground actions.

Buffel – the pasture grass that became a pest
26 February 2019

Buffel grass has been found growing on a roadside in the Upper South East, and the South East NRM Board’s NRM Officers are on hand to help with advice on how to prevent this recently declared weed from establishing in our region.

Blue green algae confirmed at Mullinger Swamp
14 February 2019

A recent suspected algal bloom at Mullinger Swamp has been confirmed as blue green algae. Natural Resources South East Team Leader Public Lands Brian Robins said test results from a water sample taken from the swamp have confirmed a high concentration of blue green algae.

Burr-fect weather brings out summer weeds
11 February 2019

While uncomfortable for some, hot weather is ideal for summer active weeds such as Bathurst burr, innocent weed and caltrop. Recent high temperatures across the region have promoted the rapid growth of these weeds, and Natural Resources South East is urging landholders to treat infestations early.

Grants available for climate adaptation projects
07 February 2019

Applications are now open for the South East Natural Resources Management Board’s ‘Agricultural Industries Adapting to Variable Climates and Markets’ grants program.

Baiting breakfast for rabbit control
28 January 2019

Feral rabbit populations in parts of the South East are on the rise, and oats – the humble breakfast cereal – are being recommended as part of a control program.

Who let the dog (rose) out?
21 January 2019

Proving useful in earlier times for its high Vitamin C content, dog rose (Rosa canina) and sweet briar (Rosa rubiginosa) aren’t as relevant in today’s local landscape and have emerged as a serious environmental weed in the South East.

Natural resources community forums back for 2019
17 January 2019

The South East Natural Resources Management Board’s first round of subregional forums for 2019 begins next week, and locals are invited to continue the conversation about what’s going on in natural resources management in their area.

$3.2 million to protect endangered South-eastern Red-tailed Black-Cockatoos
12 December 2018

The South East Natural Resources Management Board has secured $3.2m in funding over five years from the Australian Government to help protect the endangered South-eastern Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo.

Now’s the time for Nightshade control
04 December 2018

Natural Resources Management Officers (NRMOs) in the Upper South East are urging landholders to start taking steps to identify and control Silverleaf nightshade before it becomes established as we head into summer.

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