Long Swamp

Last Saturday, the Bittern Recovery Project and NGT ran a field survey for Australasian Bittern (Botaurus poiciloptilus) in Long Swamp, near Nelson in south-west Victoria. Since NGT’s hydrological restoration work at Nobles Rocks, the wetland has seen an increase in suitable habitat for the nationally-endangered...

[caption id="attachment_34329" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Australasian Bittern near Nobles Rocks[/caption] This curious and nationally endangered Australasian Bittern (Botaurus poiciloptilus) was snapped on our wildlife camera during NGT’s Long Swamp restoration works near Nobles Rocks. This project was funded with the support of the Victorian Government, and was...

In the previous blog of this series (Part 6), we finally uncovered how the Lang Brothers wanted their run named in 1848. As we explored in Part 4, Gideon Lang paid more attention to the language and activities of the Indigenous people he encountered than many...

A few days ago, recipients of Victorian Communities for Nature Grants were announced on the DEPI website. Nature Glenelg Trust is extremely pleased to report that we have been awarded a $20,000 grant towards the next phase of work for improving the conservation of wetland...