Register for SA Landcare Conference in Adelaide November 6-7


Information and link to register for the 2013 South Australian Landcare Conference held in Adelaide on November 6-7.

Read the media release for more information about the speakers.


Murray River listed as critically endangered, greater protection under national environmental law.

The 'River Murray and associated wetlands, floodplains and groundwater systems, from the junction with the Darling River to the sea' has been listed as a critically endangered ecological community under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act).


Protect The Places You Love this election


In the lead up to this federal election, there is a dearth of political debate, let alone commitments, on environmental policy. However, behind the scenes, laws that protect the places you love are under threat like never before, in the name of 'streamlining' and removal of 'green tape'.

The Conservation Council SA is part of the Places You Love campaign, an alliance of national environmental groups demanding that federal environmental powers must not be handed to state governments.

The time has come to tell the political parties exactly what we want - strong and resilient environmental laws to protect the places and wildlife we love: http://placesyoulove.org/butler-hunt-waters/


Conservation Council SA environment awards announced

The Conservation Council of South Australia, the state's peak environmental organisation, has announced the winners of its 2013 environment awards.

Emie Borthwick and Anne Daw were announced as joint winners of the Jill Hudson Award for Environmental Protection. The award recognises South Australians who have made outstanding contributions to environmental protection over the past 12 months.

Ann Prescott and Andrew Winkler were jointly honoured as Conservation Council SA Unsung Heroes, for their sustained contributions to protecting South Australia's environment.

Peter Croft received a Premier's Certificate for his Outstanding Volunteer Service in support of the conservation sector.


One Stop Chop: Lessons for nation from Regional Forest Agreements' failure

Moves to hand Commonwealth environmental protection powers to States should be abandoned once and for all following clear evidence that State Governments have failed to manage precious forests and wildlife to the standard that would have been required if they had remained under Commonwealth control.


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