Author: Ben Taylor

Regular readers will be familiar with NGT's ongoing hydrological restoration work at Glenshera Swamp, on the Fleurieu Peninsula near Mount Compass. In the previous newsletter we described recent work completed to backfill an artificial drain that was denying flow to a natural, meandering creekline that formerly carried...

Over three wet days in early May, NGT staff (Mark and Ben) got to work with the assistance of an earthworks contractor, backfilling more artificial drains within Stipiturus Conservation Park. This important reserve contains a signification portion of Glenshera Swamp, the largest and most intact...

On Thursday, myself and Mark from NGT headed to Meningie for a very informative and detailed workshop, where the community was given the opportunity to hear from SA Government (DEW) staff and researchers leading the scientific investigations that form part of 'Project Coorong'; as well...

The 2019 Private Land Conservation Conference (PLC19) was held at the National Wine Centre in Adelaide on October 8-10th. This annual conference of the Australian Land Conservation Alliance (ALCA) attracts delegates from around Australia and overseas to learn about and share the latest conservation initiatives...

With the spring weather upon us, Mount Burr Swamp has burst into life. The wetland is just five centimetres below full, which is a fantastic result given the relatively dry winter we have just experienced. It highlights the value of focussing wetland restoration on strategic...

The 2019 Australian Land Conservation Alliance (ALCA) Conference, PLC19, will be held at the National Wine Centre in Adelaide from 8th to 10th October, hosted this year by Nature Foundation SA. This annual conference brings together many of Australia’s key nature conservation organisations working on...

As regular readers will know, Glenshera Swamp (including Stipiturus Conservation Park) is one of the largest and most intact examples of the critically endangered Fleurieu Pensinsula Swamps, and a site that NGT have been helping to restore in South Australia. Back in July 2016, several months...

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