Greenly Beach revegetation project
In 2015 we commenced revegetation works at Greenly Beach in partnership with Natural Resources Eyre Peninsula and Lake Wangary Primary School. WE have collected seed and along with the school grown the tubestock and planting out. This project will be ongoing as the photos below show there is much to do here.
We partnered with the Lower Eyre Pest Management Group to bring Sophie Thomson to Coffin Bay to present a sustainable gardening workshop.
Coffin Bay Foreshore Vegetation Management Plan
Coffin Bay stormwater “raingarden”
The Coffin Bay stormwater “raingarden” was an initiative of the Lower Eyre Coastcare Association, the District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula and the Eyre Peninsula Natural Resources Management Board. The raingarden project was recognised in the Environmental Sustainability category of the 2013 KESAB Sustainable Communities Awards. These awards are in recognition of positive actions taken by communities, schools, businesses and councils across regional SA to protect and enhance their town and community environment. (more…)
Mapping of the environmental weed Polygala myrtifolia (Polygala, Bellarine pea, myrtle leaf milkwort)
Polygala is an environmental weed and a serious pest plant of the coastline of Lower Eyre Peninsula. The group was successful in a funding grant from the South Australian Natural Resources Management Program to survey and map the infestation of the environmental weed Polygala myrtifolia on Lower Eyre Peninsula. This work provided the data to inform a strategy for containment and prioritisation for local on-ground works. (more…)