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$2.67 million to eradicate feral pigs on KI
18 June 2020

The Marshall Liberal Government is targeting feral pigs on Kangaroo Island with a $2.67 million high-intensity program aimed at curbing the pest’s destruction on agriculture and the environment.

KI Dunnarts to receive further support as a recovery team is established
04 June 2020

Following the bushfires which greatly impacted the endangered Kangaroo Island Dunnart, a recovery team has been established which will pull together experts and conservation organisations to deliver on-ground actions in a coordinated approach, helping the species recover from the brink.

Feral cat eradication work begins
18 May 2020

The eradication of feral cats from the Dudley Peninsula began this week with activities starting on the Eastern tip of the peninsula near Cape Willoughby.

Supplier fined for delivering invasive weed to KI
04 May 2020

A South Australian Supplier has been convicted and fined $7,300 by the Environment, Resources and Development Court of SA for importing the highly invasive, declared weed, caltrop to Kangaroo Island following a lengthy investigation.

Inaugural Kangaroo Island Landscape board members appointed
01 May 2020

The inaugural Kangaroo Island Landscape Board members have been appointed, joining Chair Andrew Heinrich, in leading a back-to-basics approach on managing natural resources in the region.

Building soil health naturally leads to profitable production
28 April 2020

Soil health expert Nicole Masters of Integrity Soils held a workshop on KI in mid-March with farmers coming from across the island and further afield to learn from her experience.

Weeds are one thing we don’t want to help recover
28 April 2020

The risk of weed invasion on farms and the environment dramatically increases after fire with the spread of weeds often overlooked, as understandably, many are dealing with other pressing emergency response and recovery issues.

Feedback opens on draft regulations for the new Landscape South Australia Act 2019
14 April 2020

As part of the State Government’s reform to improve how our landscapes are managed, consultation has opened on draft regulations that underpin the new Landscape South Australia Act 2019 (the Act).

Constructing a dam and not sure of the rules? Help is at hand
07 April 2020

If you are planning to build a dam or undertake activities near a watercourse, such as crossings or drains, you are encouraged to contact Natural Resources Kangaroo Island for advice, because you may need a Water Affecting Activity (WAA) permit.

SA Parks open for locals to visit, campsites to close
27 March 2020

all campgrounds in SA parks will close, along with DEW-managed hut and homestead accommodation. Mount Lofty Botanic Gardens, Seal Bay, Naracoorte and Tantanoola Caves and Old Adelaide Gaol will close also in the interests of public health and safety.


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