Wetland Restoration

[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...

Last Saturday, I had a great chat to Rod Sparks on his morning program for ABC South East about our wetlands in the region, why they matter and what we are doing about it at NGT. To hear more, click on the player below! [audio mp3="http://natureglenelg.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Mark-Bachmann-Swamps-with-Rod-Sparks-ABC-Sat-11th-Aug-2018.mp3"][/audio] [caption id="attachment_30029"...

Next up in this series (note: you can see Part 1 here) of short 2-page papers I wrote-up after presenting at the Restore, Regenerate, Revegetate  (RRR) Conference in Armidale last year, is a story describing how NGT worked with a wide range of people to progress two proposed restoration projects...

Back in February 2017, I went along to one of the most interesting and - given NGT's focus on restoration science and practice - most relevant conferences I have ever attended. The Restore, Regenerate, Revegetate  (RRR) Conference in Armidale was a fantastic opportunity to rub shoulders...

The dry summer and autumn might be contributing to the lowering of the water level at Mt Burr Swamp, but the aquatic life on the swamp is still thriving, with dragonflies and damselflies maintaining good numbers and diversity. A variety of waterfowl are also still hanging around...

To celebrate World Wetlands Day 2018, on the 2nd of February the Australian Government released the latest edition of Wetlands Australia. This time around, the magazine features an article on the restoration work NGT has commenced in the Swamps of the Fleurieu Peninsula, in partnership with DEWNR,...