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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.
Photo competition gets back to basics to celebrates local life
29 April 2019
The South East Natural Resources Management Board’s 2019 photo competition is now open, calling on local photographers to share their images of the South East’s natural treasures. Natural Resources South East Sustainable Communities Coordinator Alison Boomsma said this year’s theme is ‘Back to Basics’.
Campsites booking fast for long weekend
12 April 2019
Easter long weekend is prime time for camping in National Parks and Conservation Parks along the Limestone Coast, and Department for Environment and Water Senior Ranger Cath Bell is recommending campers book online now to avoid missing out.
Khaki weed becoming a burr-den
10 April 2019
Local Natural Resources Management Officers are urging the community to be on the lookout as a declared weed has made its way into a backyard in Keith.
Young leaders unite for environment forum
09 April 2019
Students from across the region representing 15 schools met at Naracoorte Caves recently to attend the South East NRM Board’s first Young Environmental Leaders Program (YELP) forum for 2019.
Permits introduced to protect ponds
04 April 2019
New snorkelling and diving permits for Ewens Ponds Conservation Park will soon be introduced to better conserve and sustain the crystal clear limestone ponds for the future. Ewens Ponds Conservation Park is a unique local attraction, but with increased visitation comes damage to this special area.
Fox baiting – everybody needs good neighbours
25 March 2019
Teaming up with your neighbours is proving an effective way to control pest fox numbers, for the benefit of the landscape, and your bottom line. Natural Resources Management Officer Michelle Sargent said baiting during autumn is key, as young foxes are starting to spread from the den, and are easily attracted to baits.
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.
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