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The year may have only just begun, but NGT volunteers have already been actively involved in a range of projects and activities around the region. A number of volunteers have been doing a fantastic effort in helping Ryan manage the native plant nursery as part of...

Last month I was privileged to be invited as a speaker at the 2019 South Australian Landcare Conference in Bordertown. This year the theme was “Landcare Unearthed – Celebrating Diversity, Managing Landscapes”, and the three-day event brought together people from all around South Australia and the...

[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...

Introducing Kurrawonga’s two-tailed resident! As a self-defence strategy to distract predators, most lizards can drop their tails when hit or stressed. The dropped tail will continue wriggling to catch the predator's attention and allow for the lizard's speedy escape. This self-amputation mechanism is also known...

[caption id="attachment_29169" align="aligncenter" width="630"] Front cover of the new field guide displaying a photo taken by Herpetologist and SA Museum curator Mark Hutchinson of the Tussock Skink (Pseudemoia pagenstecheri).[/caption] Nature Glenelg Trust has recently finalised an update to a Field Guide to the Skinks of the...