Ilparpa Valley
Situated 12km south of town, the Claypans supports a significant diversity of plants, animals, landforms and cultural heritage. The rare rainfalls filling the 12 ephemeral clay pans with water bring life to aquatic life like the shield shrimp.

Used by locals and visitors for a number of activities, it has resulted in significant negative impacts on the area’s natural value.
Clearing the Buffel Grass will prevent trees from burning in case of uncontrolled fire and also result in the growth of native plants whose seed banks are still in the ground.


Latest News

2020 Field Day Poster

2018 Field Day calendar announced

The list of field days for the first half of 2018 is now finalised. The first event will be in Spencer Valley on the 29th April followed by Ilparpa...

November field day TB decided

The November 19 event was scheduled to be a Maynard Pk. The lack of rain has meant that the buffel is pretty well under control on the hill so it is...

AGM 2017 and party

Come along to our AGM and help celebrate another year, the last in single digits. 9AM Sunday 19th Nov 17 on the lawns  at the Telegraph Station. ...

Cactus Hunt continues

Once again Landcare volunteers have done a sweep of the area between the Alice Springs Community Garden and Reus Crt to locate and remove invasive...
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