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Grants available to help restore and preserve State heritage properties

Half a million dollars in grants will be available over the next two years to owners of State Heritage Places to help them undertake vital preservation and restoration works.

Avoid contact with bats

South Australians are being reminded not to handle bats, as temperatures soar, increasing the likelihood of bats and bat pups falling to the ground from heat stress.

Protecting South Australia’s marine environments

With the warm summer months now upon us, the fishing and crabbing season is in full swing across the state.

Innes National Park – the place to be in January

Innes National Park will be a hive of activity throughout January, as it is celebrated as Park of the Month – an initiative encouraging children and families to get into South Australia’s parks.

Ancient underground water supplies found in the APY Lands

A drilling program carried out in the APY Lands last year by the Department for Environment and Water (DEW) has revealed ancient underground water, which will ultimately be good news for the region’s economic development.

Duck and quail hunting season for 2019

South Australia will have a restricted duck and quail hunting season in 2019, with hunters able to take eight ducks and 15 quail per hunter per day.

Campers, beware of ‘seedy’ hitchhikers

Thinking about a Christmas-New Year camping trip to the coast, the bush or along the Murray?

More than 2,000 hectares added to SA parks

South Australia’s parks have increased by more than 2,000 hectares with the State Government adding land recently to Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park, and Telowie Gorge, Ngarkat and Lawari Conservation Parks.

Torrens Lake algae control trial underway

An annual project to control blue-green algae in the Torrens Lake during Adelaide’s summer months is underway with a release of fresh water from upstream storages.

Park and site Christmas opening hours

A number of national parks and other sites managed by the Department for Environment and Water have amended opening hours over the Christmas period.

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