Mt Burr Swamp Habitat Restoration Reserve

Over 8000 plants made their way into the ground recently after four days of planting by NGT staff and volunteers at two sites. Over 50 individuals were involved in the planting events at Eaglehawk Waterhole and Mount Burr Swamp Restoration Reserves. Seedlings were produced by...

It’s nearly that time of year again – planting season is upon us! Along with other staff and volunteers our nursery officer, Ryan, has been working hard all year to produce seedlings for this years’ revegetation efforts. Over the next couple of months we will be planting...

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...

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...

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:...

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...