Seasonal Herbaceous Wetlands

[caption id="attachment_27352" align="alignright" width="266"] Ancient Greenling Damselfly (Hemiphlebia mirabilis)[/caption] Dragonflies and Damselflies are fascinating creatures. The main difference between the two groups (as outlined in Part I) is the appearance of their wings and whether they can fold their wings when at rest. As adults, they...

Humble apologies for not providing an update before now. Burning the candle at both ends and all that!!! Please enjoy a short summary of the people and activities of Eaglehawk Waterhole Restoration Reserve over the last few months to the end of 2016. Water, wetlands, and wildflowers It was a...

Come out to help survey for the migratory Latham’s Snipe on September 17th in sites previously known for Snipe in the South East. Notification of this survey has been prompted through The Latham’s Snipe Project (Dr Birgita Hansen) where it was started by a group of...

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="500"] Woolly-heads (Myriocephalus rhizocephalus) at Eaglehawk Waterhole, SA (Photo: C. Dickson)[/caption] With many seasonal wetlands now dry, we’re left with memories and photos of those amazing wetland flowers that spring up and are gone all too quickly! This picture of Woolly-heads (Myriocephalus rhizocephalus)...

[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 latest edition of Wetlands Australia magazine has just hit the web, and NGT features include updates on projects at Gooseneck Swamp and Long Swamp. You can read a pdf of Lachlan's article, summarising the first year of waterbird monitoring led by the Hamilton Field Naturalists...