Student visit 11/1/17

For the third year UniSA students doing coastal studies came to Mutton Cove. They met with 8 local community members and this year’s visit focussed on resident and migratory birds, vegetation, the changes arising from the levee bank breach and local efforts to undertake a Living Shoreline trial and to restore shellfish in the Port River.



Coastal Ambassadors visit 28/2/16
Coastal Ambassadors were welcomed by Friends of Mutton Cove as part of a familiarisation of coastal locations on Lefevre Peninsula.  The Coastal Ambassadors are volunteers participating in a 3 month course as part of a program funded by Natural Resources Management (Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges).  The Ambassadors were provided with an overview of the history and landscape features of Mutton Cove by Cheryl Karnaitis and the significance of community involvement in the protection of our natural environments by Tim Walsh.  Kym Murphy and Helen Macilwain participated to photograph and assist with birdlife information.  The Coastal Ambassadors also visited the Tennyson Dunes and the Barker Inlet as well as some local Adelaide beaches.
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Student visit 14/1/16
Students from the University of SA studying Coastal Environments came to Mutton Cove and met with eight local community members to learn about the history of Mutton Cove, about waders and water birds including migratory shorebirds,  sea level rise and the proposed trial of a Living Shoreline and local efforts for restoration of the land.

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All three student groups were greeted with a Stilts fly by.

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Working Bee; Weeding 20/9/15

MC Weeding Sept 2015

Weeding euphorbia before it seeds 20.9.15

Weeding euphorbia before it seeds 20.9.15

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Group support – Friends of Mutton Cove 20.9.15

Working bee: Weeding 29/8/15

MC Weeding 2015

Mutton Cove Community Planting Day: 4/7/15
The Friends of Mutton Cove Conservation Reserve met to plant and help restore this unique area on Saturday 4th July 2015, with a break for morning tea and catching up together.

Many thanks to everyone who attended and to the Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges NRM Board and the Australian Government funded Samphire Coast Icon Project for funding support.

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