Author: Bryan Haywood

Prescribed burning is a well documented and necessary management tool for improving the viability of a number of our threatened plant populations, especially those with germination cues that are triggered by this form of natural disturbance. In a previous 'species of the month' post we...

Threatened Species projects form a large part of what NGT does; helping native fish, rare birds, reptiles, small mammals, bats, marine creatures, frogs or insects. We try to do it all, but we rely on the support of volunteers, community groups, businesses, local, state and...

Wouldn't it be nice to say you've planted 20 million trees!! Well we haven't managed to do that yet, but we have contributed to the overall target with 13,000 in the ground so far this planting season, thanks to the massive effort of our amazing...

Avenue Cassinia (Cassinia tegulata) is Critically Endangered in Australia, endemic to South Australia and south-west Victoria, and has been a focus of NGT actions since 2015 including pre-planting and post-planting work to establish new populations in 2016. [caption id="attachment_33111" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Cassinia tegulata in full bloom...

[caption id="attachment_33621" align="alignright" width="300"] Listening for frogs at Mount Burr Swamp (Photo: Kimberley Height)[/caption] In one night, keen volunteers drove and walked to over 30 of the 60 wetlands on the Mount Burr Swamp property. Their aim; to listen and record the frogs in search of...