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$110,000 in Grassroots Grants announced for Eyre Peninsula
07 October 2020

The Eyre Peninsula Landscape Board is proud to announce that 20 projects across the region - to be delivered by a wide array of community groups, volunteers or farming groups - have been selected for funding under its Grassroots Grants program.

Making the most of native grasses
06 October 2020

Eyre Peninsula landholders have the opportunity to learn about grazing management and how it can improve their farming business and property ecosystem at an upcoming workshop.

Survey of Eyre Peninsula’s super saltmarsh carbon sinks
30 September 2020

How has the eastern Eyre Peninsula’s threatened saltmarsh vegetation changed over the past 25 years? That is about to be discovered as the Eyre Peninsula Landscape Board works with the Department for Environment and Water and University of Adelaide to re-survey these areas.

Upgraded salinity testing for local farmers
08 September 2020

Farmers in the Streaky Bay area now have access to an upgraded free water salinity testing service through the Eyre Peninsula Landscape Board.

Time to pick your olives or pull them up
19 August 2020

There’s more to olives than being part of a cheese platter – they can actually be a pest plant with the seeds being dispersed by birds which can lead to unwanted olive trees invading native vegetation.

Hoodie monitoring hopes to increase breeding success
17 August 2020

With bird scopes, binoculars and cameras at the ready, Eyre Peninsula Landscape Board staff and volunteers have eagerly begun monitoring Hooded Plover beach nesting territories on the Eyre Peninsula.

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.