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WildEyre region
Bushland Condition Monitoring The WildEyre program has embarked upon an ambitious program to gather data which in the future will tell us if the native habitats in our region are improving or not. The Bushland Condition Monitoring method scores different habitat components, like weeds, number of native plant species, and number of plant forms, such...
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WildEyre Investment Prospectus 2011 – 2020 WildEyre has developed a comprehensive investment prospectus. The purpose of this document is to outline a 10 year investment program that will transform conservation planning efforts into large-scale, on-ground action. A total of 26 individual projects costed at approximately $36 million are outlined. Investment is currently being sought from local...
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Large Scale Restoration of Sheoak Grassy Woodlands Market Based Instrument Development for the Large Scale Restoration of Sheoak Grassy Woodlands Market based instruments (MBI’s) are increasingly being used as a tool for supporting landholder participate in conservation. MBI’s come in many forms, can be very structured and formal and have various levels of success. The...
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Native Vegetation Council Research Grant DENR was awarded a research grant from the Native Vegetation Council’s Research Grants Program, entitled “Investigations into landholder attitudes and the feasibility of incentive schemes for large-scale restoration of the State Vulnerable Drooping Sheoak (Allocasuarina verticillata) Grassy Woodland Communities on Eyre Peninsula.” This project involved conducting a targeted survey of...
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Reversing the Decline of Sheoak Grassy Woodlands on Eyre Peninsula Drooping Sheoak (Allocasuarina verticillata) Grassy Woodlands on western Eyre Peninsula are among the most highly cleared and degraded vegetation community of any region of South Australia. Intensive grazing along with the introduction of rabbits and clearance for agriculture has led to a dramatic decline in...
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WildEyre bird surveys Staff and volunteers from the Nature Conservation Society of SA (NCSSA) have conducted bird surveys in the WildEyre region of Eyre Peninsula. Baseline information on birds was collected across four priority vegetation communities – Sheoak Grassy Woodland, Native Pine & Mallee Box woodland, Red Gum woodland and Coastal shrubland. These communities have been...
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