Funding for land protection and preservation on EP

June 14, 2024 12:55 pm in by
Photo: Eyre Peninsula Landscape Board via Facebook

Three Eyre Peninsula landholders have been granted a combined $145,000 to protect biodiversity on their properties.

Through a Native Vegetation Heritage Agreement Grant, a Myall Plains property near Whyalla will be supported by fencing and baiting for foxes to protect threatened Grasswren that call the land home.

On a 250 ha property near Cowell, a population of threatened Malleefowl will be protected by fencing, pest control, and warning signs.

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On the west coast, Mount Camel Beach will be protected with boundary fencing and signage to protect the fragile clifftop, shrublands and vegetation from unauthorised access.