Tag: environment

Time against historic landmark

Community leaders at Robe have conceded the historic Cape Dombey obelisk is beyond saving.
Mayor Lisa Ruffell and council chief executive Nat Traeger have made...

Landscape board levy rise

Primary producers across the region will pay $400 to a State Government agency in the next financial year.
The $397.70 levy on all rural production...

Sustainable wine producer earns national accreditation

Local vineyard Caroline Hills is now accredited under the Freshcare Australian Wine Industry Standard of Sustainable Practice in Viticulture.
Through this Sustainable Winegrowing Australia program,...

‘Picture perfect’ swamp experience

Wildlife motion cameras, GPS orienteering and a rare sighting of the endangered Southern Bell Frog were just some of the exciting adventures of this...

Shorebird and wetland habitat funding flows

Anew project has received $17m in government funding to improve shorebird and wetland habitats across South Australia’s Coorong, Lower Lakes, Murray Mouth and South...

Mayor joins water conservation board ranks

Naracoorte Lucindale Mayor Patrick Ross has finally been appointed as a member of the Millicent-based South Eastern Water Conservation and Drainage Board.
Mayor Ross has...

Environment research investment

Two local groups are among recipients to receive $1.31m in State Government Citizen Science Fund grants.
The grants have been awarded to help fund 10...

Coastal erosion rate alarm raised

Coastal transgressive dunefields are on the march in South Australia - retreating inland from an angry ocean at an alarming rate.
 Strategic Professor of Coastal...

Young environmental leaders take action

Young Environmental Leaders have again been inspired to take action for environmental change. A new cohort of leaders met recently for the first time as...

Limestone Coast water allocation under review

The Limestone Coast (LC) Landscape Board has announced that amendment of the Lower Limestone Coast Water Allocation Plan is now under way.
The beginning of...

Trash to treasure venture captures attention

Robe business Transmutation has been recognised nationally, winning the Embracing Innovation category in the 2024 Telstra Best of Business Awards held in Sydney.
Transmutation is...

Feral deer too costly to ignore

Feral Deer Eradication Program is critical to protect the future of South Australia’s agricultural industries
The South Australian Government’s Feral Deer Eradication Program has attracted...

Whale washes up

Awhale carcass was found near Southend on Friday.
National Parks and Wildlife Service Limestone Coast District Ranger Ross Anderson said the whale carcass on the...

Next gen leaders emerge

The Limestone Coast Youth Environment Council has reflected on a year of landscape leadership after wrapping up for 2023.
Eighteen students joined the Limestone Coast...

Proposal tests waters on Valley Lake fishing

Recreational fishers may soon be able haul in a different species of fish following a proposal from RecFish SA to Mount Gambier City Council. City...