29 Oct 2017 Checking recruitment at threatened orchid re-introduction sites in the South East

Sheryl and I recently headed out to check on the Little Dip Spider Orchids (Caladenia richardsiorum) that were planted out at various sites in the region in winter 2015. To refresh your memory, these threatened orchids along with three other species were purpose-grown for reintroduction...

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29 Oct 2017 Summing up recent wetland restoration tours of Glenshera Swamp, Stipiturus CP

On the 24th and 25th of September, NGT's Mark Bachmann and Ben Taylor teamed up with DEWNR's Randall Johnson to guide visitors around some of the recent restoration works at Stipiturus Conservation Park, 6 km west of Mount Compass. [caption id="attachment_28470" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] NGT's Ben Taylor...

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29 Oct 2017 The Wonderful Wetland Ecology Bus Tour

On the 12th October I was fortunate enough to have a seat on the two-day Wonderful Wetland Ecology Bus Tour, a training course on the ecological drivers of wetlands (geomorphology, hydrology and water quality).  On this tour of wetlands across the Loddon floodplains (North Central...

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