Fleurieu Peninsula Swamps

08 Sep 2017 Sharing the restoration plans for Square Waterhole Swamp (Hesperilla CP)

Well, it's been quite a journey over the past 12 months in getting to know another important wetland on the Fleurieu Peninsula at Hesperilla CP (just south of Mt Compass), a small remnant portion of the originally much larger Square Waterhole Swamp. [caption id="attachment_28278" align="aligncenter" width="927"] The...

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23 Apr 2017 Turning restoration planning into on-ground action at Glenshera Swamp, Stipiturus CP

It is just over 12 months since we completed the restoration feasibility assessment for Glenshera Swamp in Stipiturus Conservation Park, and I am pleased to report that the planning has now been turned into the first stages of on-ground action! Thanks in particular to the Fleurieu Swamps...

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15 Mar 2017 Restoration works at Stipiturus CP are hopefully just around the corner – Register your interest now!

It is hard to believe, but it has been 12 months since we completed the restoration options report for Glenshera Swamp, in Stipiturus Conservation Park, and if all goes to plan then the first steps towards improving the hydrology of this important wetland will hopefully get...

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15 Mar 2017 Revisiting the Forgotten Fauna of Fleurieu Swamps near Mt Compass – do you have any old accounts or photos to share?

The December blog post about the forgotten fauna of the Fleurieu Peninsula stimulated some great feedback from some of our newsletter subscribers with an interest in ecological change and the value of historical accounts for aiding our modern understanding of the environment. For example, Graham Carpenter kindly shared...

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