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Public asked to help monitor threatened birds and echidnas
06 August 2020

The Eyre Peninsula Landscape Board is asking locals to get involved in its citizen science projects, in particular it’s looking for sightings of threatened birds and echidnas.

New grassroots funding to support local communities
16 July 2020

Applications are now open for volunteers and local community organisations to access funding opportunities through the Eyre Peninsula Landscape Board’s new $100,000 Grassroots Grants program.

New signs protecting Whyalla's dolphins
14 July 2020

New informative dolphin signs have now been installed at Whyalla’s marina and foreshore along with a suite of new educational signs on sharing the foreshore and the importance of the local environment.

Shackies revegetate Whyalla’s northern coastline
14 July 2020

The Cultana Jenkins Shackowners Association have delivered a coastal ‘Grow Me Instead’ project that removed invasive cacti and succulents and replaced them with native seedlings along the Fitzgerald Bay and Point Lowly coastline.

More trees to boost EP Blue Gum communities
13 July 2020

Land managers, school students, volunteers, and Eyre Peninsula Landscape Board staff have come together to plant 800 new Eyre Peninsula Blue Gum seedling in the Cleve district to aid the struggling and endemic EP Blue Gum communities to recover.

Threatened Hooded Plovers take flight
23 June 2020

Local officers and BirdLife trained volunteers were excited to learn that at least 11 Hooded Plover chicks this season have made it to flying age across the Eyre Peninsula region.

Coastal saltmarsh roadshow on video
09 June 2020

A series of engaging talks about protected saltmarsh ecosystems is now available online.

New Officer appointed to the Eastern Eyre Peninsula
03 June 2020

Sarah Voumard has been appointed as a new staff member on the Eastern Eyre Peninsula to support the new Eyre Peninsula Landscape Board, while Corey Yeates is taking a break interstate.

Saltmarsh under threat
02 June 2020

Nationally Threatened coastal saltmarsh habitat is slowly being degraded by people with vehicles and machinery such as bobcats modifying the environment to create areas for riding motorbikes in the Whyalla area.

Funding to support mixed species crop demonstrations
26 May 2020

There’s a call out to farmers and farming businesses to establish winter mixed species demonstration sites through the Regenerative Agriculture Program (RAP).