Wetland Restoration

[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. The works are funded by a Biodiversity Response Planning grant from the Victorian...

Native plants are sprouting and weeds are drowning at Glenshera Swamp, Stipiturus Conservation Park! Two years after hydrological restoration work began, the early-season rains are really showing results. Our sandbag structures, built with the help of many hardworking volunteers, are redirecting water into the swamp...

The Australasian Bittern (Botaurus poiciliptilus) is a key bird of dense swamps in south-west Victoria and south-east South Australia, but it is also Nationally Endangered.  Bitterns like to hide out in wetlands with tall dense vegetation and forage in still, shallow water. They are so...

A Border Watch article (see below) has highlighted how a positive partnership between NGT and OneFortyOne Plantations is actively working towards restoring habitat of the Southern Bent-wing Bat (Miniopterus orianae bassanii) in the Mount Burr Swamp area. The recent discovery of Southern Bent-wing Bats at...