• GWLAP citizen scientists monitor local bats

    Since January, GWLAP citizen science volunteers have recorded bats on over 30 different nights using Anabat bat detectors. On any given night there were up to four Anabat recorders at work in different locations. Anabat detectors record the ecolocation calls of microbats (insect eating bats) and convert these calls to sonographs. Bats can be identified […]

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  • Successful Bird Walk at Bullock Hill

    Today John Gitsham led a group of enthusiastic bird watchers on a walk through the beautiful Bullock Hill Conservation Park. A group of 12, including members from the Friends of Cox Scrub spotted or heard 28 different bird species on the 5km walk, including the very pretty Golden Whistler. The findings of the bird monitoring […]

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  • Help fund Murrundi Reserve Wetland Recovery!

    Riverine Recovery – Murrundi Reserve Wetland Works Murrundi Reserve Wetland is a public reserve located just out of Wellington on the western side of the River Murray adjacent to the Jervois Road. Murrundi wetland covers an area of 9 hectares and is all that remains of the Jervois swamp which historically was an extended wetland […]

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    Latest GWLAP Newsletter now available

    GWLAP March News and Events #2 is out now. Events, workshops, information sessions: Scultpors @ Crystal Lake Bat Night at Mount Compass Preparing Perfect Pastures Beef and Sheep Technology and Research Update Towards Sustainable Farm Planning 2017 Grants and funding: 2017 Churchill Fellowships Fund My Project – Riverine Recovery opportunity News: Landcare at WOMAD Read Newsletter HERE.

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  • Revegetation at Point Sturt

    Revegetation for free – we need project sites

    We need project sites for revegetation. GWLAP are looking for areas of land for revegetation for projects funded through the Australian Government’s 20 Million Trees Programme as well as sites suitable for other programs. If you wish to plant revegetation on your property, there is now an opportunity to have a range of local indigenous species […]

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  • rabbit control is essential

    Rabbit Control

    The GWLAP works crew have been busy this summer controlling rabbits in and around our many project sites. Rabbits can cause untold damage to our revegetation and bushcare sites and the success (or otherwise) of our rabbit control programs can either make or break an entire project. European rabbits are one of Australia’s most costly […]

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  • ALERT WEED – Dodder (Cuscuta sp.)

    Recently, a customer at one of the community nurseries enquired about how to find Dodder vine to use in floral arrangements. It is unclear whether this customer was after Dodder (Cuscuta – a declared weed) or a similar local native plant, Cassytha. Dodder is an annual, leafless, parasitic climber and a declared plant. Declared plants are […]

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  • Eastern Fleurieu School to join Clean Up Australia Day

    On Friday 3rd of March, students from Eastern Fleurieu School, Strathalbyn R-6 campus will join GWLAP to contribute to Clean Up Australia Day. Upper primary classes will be collecting rubbish along the Angas River and junior primary classes will be doing their bit cleaning up around the school. Students have been learning about the impacts […]

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  • Help monitor feral cat activity in the SA Murray-Darling Basin

    Hopefully many of you are on holidays right now! Possibly travelling around the State even.   If you need a more interesting version of ‘eye-spy’ on your journey perhaps consider using the FeralScan apps. When you spot a feral animal such as a fox, rabbit or cat, you can use the app to log the […]

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  • nrmFARM – a great free tool for recording management activities on your property

    Earlier this week, GWLAP held a workshop on how to use nrmFARM as a property management tool. Tony Randall presented the workshop and the small group that attended received one-on-one help on how to get the most out of the system. nrmFARM is a tool made available by Natural Resources, SA Murray-Darling Basin via their website. […]

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