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Return water, and wildlife will follow! It's not quite that simple, but restoration efforts over the last three years at NGTs Mount Burr Restoration Reserve have re-created wetland habitat for many important fauna species. The "Sunday Mail", recently published an article featuring NGT's Bryan and Rose (see below),...

Avocado seeds are big, sunflower seeds a bit smaller, but for Neophema parrots, food seeds are rather small. The Orange-bellied Parrot (Neophema chrysogaster) feeds on the seeds of Beaded Glasswort (Sarcocornia quinqueflora); seeds just over 1 mm long. [caption id="attachment_33902" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Beaded Glasswort seeds from...

Squished and triangle-shaped Banksias are free to grow after they were removed from the confines of their tree guards at Eaglehawk Waterhole. It was our final National Volunteer Week event on Saturday 25th May, and despite the constant rain and cold weather, our NGT staff...

We have had a fantastic National Volunteer Week catching up with volunteers, meeting new people, and doing what we do best - conserving the environment! We have celebrated our volunteers at the NGT Mount Gambier Open Day, searched with keen eyes for the Orange-bellied Parrot,...

[caption id="attachment_33621" align="alignright" width="300"] Listening for frogs at Mount Burr Swamp (Photo: Kimberley Height)[/caption] In one night, keen volunteers drove and walked to over 30 of the 60 wetlands on the Mount Burr Swamp property. Their aim; to listen and record the frogs in search of...