Long Swamp Restoration

[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. The works are funded by a Biodiversity Response Planning grant from the Victorian...

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, thanks to a Biodiversity Response Planning grant from the Victorian Government, our project to permanently restore Long Swamp (Discovery Bay Coastal Park) is underway and works are now just around the corner -...

A series of recent grant funding announcements are providing NGT with a welcome boost to our wetland restoration activities in western Victoria! Firstly, the Australian Government has now confirmed the recipients of 'National Landcare Program – Environment Small Grants' around the country - you can see the...

Next up in this series (note: you can see Part 1 here) of short 2-page papers I wrote-up after presenting at the Restore, Regenerate, Revegetate  (RRR) Conference in Armidale last year, is a story describing how NGT worked with a wide range of people to progress two proposed restoration projects...

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...