Mt Burr Swamp Habitat Restoration Reserve

20 Apr 2018 Revisiting the RRR Conference – Part 1 – Unlocking the self-sustaining restoration potential of drained wetlands

Back in February 2017, I went along to one of the most interesting and - given NGT's focus on restoration science and practice - most relevant conferences I have ever attended. The Restore, Regenerate, Revegetate  (RRR) Conference in Armidale was a fantastic opportunity to rub shoulders...

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25 Mar 2018 Mt Burr Swamp – Update on water levels, weeds, research, revegetation works and our first Water Rat record!

The dry summer and autumn might be contributing to the lowering of the water level at Mt Burr Swamp, but the aquatic life on the swamp is still thriving, with dragonflies and damselflies maintaining good numbers and diversity. A variety of waterfowl are also still hanging around...

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14 Feb 2018 Talking with ABC Radio about NGT’s success in the final round of 20 Million Trees grants

In December 2017, the Australian Government announced the final round of grant recipients under the 20 Million Trees Program. Of the 52 projects approved for funding nationally, NGT was extremely fortunate to receive funding for two projects, to continue revegetation work on our two restoration reserves:...

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08 Sep 2017 Budding young scientists explore the underwater world at Mt Burr Swamp!

Lauren and Michelle recently hosted two fantastic aquatic workshops at Mt Burr Swamp for students from Newbery Park Primary School and Millicent High School. The clinics are part of the ForestrySA Schools Program which focusses on biodiversity education, including corridors. This workshop was aimed at...

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