Species of the month

Prescribed burning is a well documented and necessary management tool for improving the viability of a number of our threatened plant populations, especially those with germination cues that are triggered by this form of natural disturbance. In a previous 'species of the month' post we...

Avenue Cassinia (Cassinia tegulata) is Critically Endangered in Australia, endemic to South Australia and south-west Victoria, and has been a focus of NGT actions since 2015 including pre-planting and post-planting work to establish new populations in 2016.[caption id="attachment_33111" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Cassinia tegulata in full bloom...

The orchid flowering season is well upon us and the following photograph is of the Metallic Sun-orchid or Thelymitra epipactoides which is a nationally threatened orchid species. This photograph was taken at the translocation site in Desert Camp recently by one of our valued volunteers...

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