Mt Burr Swamp Habitat Restoration Reserve

National Threatened Species Day is celebrated annually on the 7th September to commemorate the death of the last Tasmanian Tiger (Thylacine) in Hobart in 1936. Although the origin of National Threatened Species Day is sad and gloomy, it is a good time to reflect on...

The 2019 Australian Land Conservation Alliance (ALCA) Conference, PLC19, will be held at the National Wine Centre in Adelaide from 8th to 10th October, hosted this year by Nature Foundation SA. This annual conference brings together many of Australia’s key nature conservation organisations working on...

Wouldn't it be nice to say you've planted 20 million trees!! Well we haven't managed to do that yet, but we have contributed to the overall target with 13,000 in the ground so far this planting season, thanks to the massive effort of our amazing...

Planting season is here, and we have two large community planting events coming up. We would love to see lots of you come along! First up is our annual planting and camping event at Eaglehawk Waterhole on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd of August 2019. This...

It's been a busy month in the world of Nature Glenelg Trust's volunteers! We've made a start on our planting for the year and have also been busy in the nursery, getting ready for propagating new seedlings for our planting projects. We've recently had a group of...

Return water, and wildlife will follow! It's not quite that simple, but restoration efforts over the last three years at NGTs Mount Burr Restoration Reserve have re-created wetland habitat for many important fauna species. The "Sunday Mail", recently published an article featuring NGT's Bryan and Rose (see below),...

A Border Watch article (see below) has highlighted how a positive partnership between NGT and OneFortyOne Plantations is actively working towards restoring habitat of the Southern Bent-wing Bat (Miniopterus orianae bassanii) in the Mount Burr Swamp area. The recent discovery of Southern Bent-wing Bats at...

[caption id="attachment_33621" align="alignright" width="300"] Listening for frogs at Mount Burr Swamp (Photo: Kimberley Height)[/caption] In one night, keen volunteers drove and walked to over 30 of the 60 wetlands on the Mount Burr Swamp property. Their aim; to listen and record the frogs in search of...