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Month: October 2020

Protecting Wattle Hill Creek

Protecting creeks and seasonal wetlands via stock exclusion and revegetation is just one of the many landcare methods that can be used to restore ecosystem health.

This new vegetation acts not only as a shelterbelt for wildlife but also a filtration systmem for the water entering the creek and wetland.

The Southwest Environment Alliance partners …Read more »

Bittern Recovery project for the Glenelg Hopkins CMA Region

The Glenelg Hopkins CMA looking for landholders who wish to partner and implement projects, that aim to protect / restore suitable habitat on private land for the Bittern.

Glenelg Hopkins CMA have funding available for the following works: 

fencing reinstating wetlands (through NGT)reducing stock grazing  weed and pest animal control  Read more »

Roadside character - is it worth saving?

One local man has been working throughout the Shire with a team of dedicated volunteers who believe that roadside character is definitely worth preserving. Their efforts to protect roadside vegetation is admirable!

Did you know that there are approximately 2,577km’s of local roads within the Glenelg Shire? Council relies of the good will of …Read more »

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