Restoring the Underrepresented Ecological Communities of the South East

From Bryan Haywood:Fumigating rabbit warrens is hard yacka but an essential part of land management - especially when they are in moderate to large numbers. These introduced ground-dwelling herbivores are a major pest in agricultural situations and also in native vegetation and revegetation areas.[caption...

From Bryan Haywood:Are you wondering what you could do over Easter? Well, we have just the activity for you!The Bangham district - just north of Frances - has not seen a biological survey for small mammals and reptiles for some 25 years. With the relatively...

[caption id="attachment_10624" align="alignleft" width="230"] Malleefowl banner[/caption]From Bryan Haywood:The RUEC team and Vicki Natt (Malleefowl Project Officer) had some success at the Lucindale Field Days last weekend. Maps and banners were on display encouraging landholders to talk to us about Malleefowl and if and when they...

January 15-17th, 2015A party of nine made the trek to Eaglehawk Waterhole for a two night working bee campout.On the first night while the weather was calm the crew went out spotlighting for rabbits (out on the sandy hills) throughout the property. Over 25 were seen out...

[caption id="attachment_8408" align="alignright" width="300"] The mound monitoring team at Gum Lagoon[/caption]I have just returned from a few days out with Vicki Natt monitoring malleefowl mounds as part of the annual grid monitoring program. This activity is considered a key component of the South East Regional...

[caption id="attachment_7932" align="alignright" width="150"] Tatiara Pea in full bloom in the seasonal herbaceous wetland[/caption]Tuesday the 21st October 2014 is the next scheduled outing for volunteers to help NGT with a unique restoration story of Under-represented Ecological Communities.Last month at the Eaglehawk Waterhole campout we managed...

The first Eaglehawk Waterhole working bee was held this week, with a great turn out of volunteers helping with a range of tasks and enjoying the peaceful surroundings of the Bangham area. Ten people made the campout a great success from Sunday 28th September to Wednesday...

[caption id="attachment_6627" align="alignright" width="300"] A short-beaked echidna (photo S.Bourne)[/caption]There’s only a week to go until the world’s foremost echidna expert Dr Peggy Rismiller arrives in Mt Gambier and we’re getting excited… It’s not every day that we manage to get a legend of Australian ecology...

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