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Native species bouncing back thanks to arid recovery research
20 December 2021

Threatened native species in Australia’s arid lands are showing positive signs of recovery thanks to a team of passionate scientists, volunteers and Traditional Owners working together to bring these animals back from the brink.

New Fleurieu Peninsula national park proclaimed
20 December 2021

A newly proclaimed national park on the Fleurieu Peninsula will ensure threatened native animals and plant species will be protected for years to come - as well as providing new trails for mountain bikers and hikers.

Cross-border koala love aimed at saving the species
13 December 2021

In an Australian first, a group of male koalas from Victoria’s Strzelecki Ranges could soon be making South Australia their home as part of a unique breeding program aimed at securing the survival of the species.

Access to photograph the most famous tree in the Flinders Ranges coming soon
13 December 2021

Torrential storms ravaged the Flinders Ranges over the Australia Day long weekend earlier this year. In particular, the bridge that provides access to photograph the famous Cazneaux Tree was damaged from flood water.

Community is driving World Heritage for the Flinders Ranges
13 December 2021

Progressing World Heritage for the Flinders Ranges is well underway with support of a Community Reference Group who is championing the bid at a local level.

Improvements to the Brachina Gorge Geological Trail are on the way
13 December 2021

Concept planning has been completed to guide upgrades for key nodes along the 20 km self-drive Brachina Gorge Geological Trail.

Akurra Adnya (Arkaroo Rock) reopens with a welcoming new entry
13 December 2021

As part of the South Australian Government’s Parks 2025 commitment to improve its nature-based tourism offering, stage 1 of upgrades to visitor facilities at Akurra Adnya (Arkaroo Rock) in the Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park has been completed.

Hugely successful floodplains watering operations come to end
10 December 2021

Environmental watering at the Chowilla, Pike and Katarapko floodplains has come to an end after a successful four month period which has delivered many important ecological outcomes.

Renmark man fined for shooting kangaroos without a permit
06 December 2021

A Renmark man was convicted and fined in the Berri Magistrates Court recently for offences relating to the illegal shooting of 27 kangaroos.

Watch out for Wombats
06 December 2021

Following a spate of wombat deaths in recent months along a stretch of road within the Coorong National Park, National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) rangers will shortly deploy camera surveillance to monitor the area.