Threatened flora Western Volcanic Plains

Like many of the plant species remaining on the Victorian Volcanic Plain, the endangered Basalt Leek-orchid (Prasophyllum viretrum) is threatened by clearance, fragmentation and degradation of habitat. Despite this, it's hanging in at a handful of grassland sites near Warrnambool and can be seen flowering en...

They're a few of the fascinating things to be found at our Maam Water Reserve project site, just out of Warrnambool![caption id="attachment_15334" align="alignright" width="420"] Dwarf galaxias (Galaxiella pusillla) (image: M. Hammer)[/caption]Things have been steadily ticking along over the last few months at this small wetland reserve...

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Waterbirds on Lake Linlithgow (Photo: J. Tuck)[/caption]This photo of waterbirds was taken out at Lake Linlithgow this week, about 20 minutes east of Hamilton. 59 waterbird species have been recorded on the lake, and with water slowly returning, so are the...

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