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Weeds, native plants and the Bilby at the Yallunda Flat 100th show

28 Nov

The Lower Eyre Pest Management Group held a weed swap at the 100th Yallunda Flat show on the 7th of October 2013. The purpose was to raise awareness of the impact that environmental weeds have on our natural environment. Many of these weeds have come from home gardens and spread into bushland. The weed swap […]

Controlling feral Aleppo pine seedlings on Lower Eyre Peninsula

03 Jun

This project has provided vital Aleppo pine follow-up control at 22 sites to ensure seedlings do not re-establish . At the completion of this project, the long-term health and resilience of 44ha of native vegetation will be ensured. Members from the LEPMG, volunteers, school children and contractors have carried out the pine seedling control over […]

Invasive Fountain Grass and Feather-top Grass

03 Jun

Pennisetum control on Lower Eyre Peninsula Fountain Grass and Feather-top Grass are two Pennisetum species that have become invasive weeds on Lower Eyre Peninsula. These grass weeds mainly spread along roadsides, but have spread into adjoining properties, into remnant vegetation and grasslands making control difficult. This project has enabled the LEPMG to control Pennisetum species […]

Protecting important Sheoak grassy woodland corridors

30 May

Protecting important She-oak grassy woodland corridors on Lower Eyre Peninsula 2010. This project removed 1.1 km of Aleppo pine (Pinus halepensis) and Radiata pine (Pinus radiata) along Ducklake road reserve near Wangary. The purpose of this project was to help to protect important She-oak grassy woodland corridors with intact native shrub, herb and orchid understorey […]