Long Swamp Restoration

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...

NGT is proud to be a local partner supporting 'Tread Lightly' - a novel project shining a light on environmental change through endurance sport - which is happening between Christmas and New Year this year![caption id="attachment_35891" align="alignright" width="300"] Dr Rowan Brookes[/caption] Dr Rowan Brookes, who is...

[caption id="attachment_35263" align="alignright" width="300"] The completed bird observation tower at Walker Swamp, Vic[/caption] National Bird Week, from the 21st to 27th of October, celebrates our appreciation and love of Australia's native birds. It is also a time to be inspired to get involved in bird conservation...

[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...

Back in February, I had a great chat with Selina Green from ABC South East. In a wide-ranging chat that took us all around the region, we talked about current NGT projects at Hutt Bay, Long Swamp, Walker Swamp and Mt Burr Swamp, and plans for the...

Further to our previous announcement of upcoming restoration opportunities in western Victoria, funded with the support of the Victorian Government, our project to permanently restore Long Swamp (Discovery Bay Coastal Park) is underway and works are now just around the corner - capping off a...

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