Wetland Restoration

Last Saturday, the Bittern Recovery Project and NGT ran a field survey for Australasian Bittern (Botaurus poiciloptilus) in Long Swamp, near Nelson in south-west Victoria. Since NGT’s hydrological restoration work at Nobles Rocks, the wetland has seen an increase in suitable habitat for the nationally-endangered...

Nature Glenelg Trust has been nationally recognised for its successful cooperative approach to wetland restoration on the Wannon River Floodplain, winning the ‘Involving Community in Waterway Management Award’ at the River Basin Management Society biannual awards recently. [caption id="attachment_35695" align="aligncenter" width="551"] Greg receiving the ‘Involving Community...

Threatened Species projects form a large part of what NGT does; helping native fish, rare birds, reptiles, small mammals, bats, marine creatures, frogs or insects. We try to do it all, but we rely on the support of volunteers, community groups, businesses, local, state and...

National Threatened Species Day is celebrated annually on the 7th September to commemorate the death of the last Tasmanian Tiger (Thylacine) in Hobart in 1936. Although the origin of National Threatened Species Day is sad and gloomy, it is a good time to reflect on...

[caption id="attachment_34329" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Australasian Bittern near Nobles Rocks[/caption] This curious and nationally endangered Australasian Bittern (Botaurus poiciloptilus) was snapped on our wildlife camera during NGT’s Long Swamp restoration works near Nobles Rocks. This project was funded with the support of the Victorian Government, and was...