Projects

  • Acid Soils Testing Blitz

    GWLAP has partnered with Natural Resources, SA Murray Darling Basin to deliver a project to support Landholders in the Eastern Mount Lofty Ranges to test the pH of their soils and address soil acidity issues. Acid soils affect pasture and livestock health and increase the occurrence of weeds and bare

  • Flows for the Future

    The Goolwa to Wellington Local Action Planning Association has been involved in the Flows for the Future Program since 2017. GWLAP is contracted by Department for Environment and Water to engage with landholders in the Eastern Mount Lofty Ranges that are eligible to participate in the project. Why we need

  • Red Gum Woodlands

    GWLAP are working to restore some vitally important remnants of Red-gum woodlands within the Finniss River Catchment. The Native Vegetation Council are supporting a 3-year project to undertake ecological restoration within 260 hectares of Eucalyptus camaldulensis woodlands and 590 hectares of other plant communities. These are areas of high conservation priority

  • Strathalbyn Sustainable Gardens – discounted local native plants

    **This project has now finished** Strathalbyn Sustainable Gardening provides an opportunity for residents of Strathalbyn to access packs of local indigenous garden plants at a discounted price. Many of our local native species are perfect for the garden setting, offering hardy, attractive plants that flower at different times of the

  • MEGA Murray-Darling Microbat Project

    Join us and contribute to the knowledge about our local microbat species. The MEGA Murray-Darling Microbat Project is a citizen science partnership project between the South Australian Museum, SA Murray-Darling Basin NRM Board, the University of South Australia and local community groups, including us! There is still so much to

  • Mount Barker Wildlife Gardening

    Mount Barker Wildlife Gardening project is on again! **SOLD OUT** All 2019 plant packs have been sold. We are very happy to announce that Goolwa to Wellington Local Action Planning Association and the Mount Barker District Council are offering discounted local indigenous plants to Mount Barker residents in 2019 There

  • 20 Million Trees – Grants

    GWLAP is currently managing three separate projects under the Australian Government’s 20 Million Trees program. The projects include six Green Army teams – one team at a time for the duration of the three projects. Each project involves the establishment of key local native plant species – to suppress weeds, promote ecological function and absorb CO2 emissions.

  • Mount Compass to Meadows Biodiversity Links Project

    Mount Compass to Meadows Biodiversity Links Project, funded by the Australian Government, is undertaking substantial weed control in priority remnant vegetation on sites between Mount Compass and Meadows in the Mount Lofty Ranges. The Mount Compass to Meadows project will see substantial weed control for ecological restoration across a minimum

  • Green Army Erosion Control

    Green Army

    Goolwa to Wellington LAP is currently hosting its 6th Green Army team since the Green Army Programme started in September 2014. GWLAP works with Workskil who deliver the programme in South Australia. The teams work on local projects on public and private land and make a significant contribution to delivering our 20 Million