Fleurieu Peninsula Swamps

National Threatened Species Day is celebrated annually on the 7th September to commemorate the death of the last Tasmanian Tiger (Thylacine) in Hobart in 1936. Although the origin of National Threatened Species Day is sad and gloomy, it is a good time to reflect on...

To celebrate World Wetlands Day 2018, on the 2nd of February the Australian Government released the latest edition of Wetlands Australia. This time around, the magazine features an article on the restoration work NGT has commenced in the Swamps of the Fleurieu Peninsula, in partnership with DEWNR,...

On the 24th and 25th of September, NGT's Mark Bachmann and Ben Taylor teamed up with DEWNR's Randall Johnson to guide visitors around some of the recent restoration works at Stipiturus Conservation Park, 6 km west of Mount Compass. [caption id="attachment_28470" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] NGT's Ben Taylor...

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...