Long Swamp Restoration

[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...

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...