CROSS-BORDER ENVIRONMENTAL EVENTS CALENDAR – SPRING 2014

Welcome to the cross-border environmental events calendar for South East SA and South West Victoria!

On this page you’ll find links to our quarterly environmental events calendar to help you find out about what’s happening in your region.  There are so many great groups and organisations hosting a range of activities throughout the South East of SA and Victoria’s South West, and we wanted to help spread the word about the opportunities on offer. Working bees, talks, outings, monitoring, training, field days, art exhibitions….you name it, it’s happening in our region.

Autumn 2015

The new Autumn cross-border community environmental calendar is now available!  Check out the images below for what going to be happening in your region as the weather heats up – whether you’re interested in open days, workshops, birding outings, working bees or dog’s breakfasts at the beach(!), there’s bound to be something for you!

Take a look at the latest calendar here 2015_Autumn-Environmental-Events (0.3Mb)

bell-frog-2-Copy-150x150 (1)Does your group/organisation have an upcoming event over the SUMMER months (Dec, Jan, Feb)? Contact the NGT team by FRI 31 OCTOBER 2014 for your event to be included in the next calendar.


The 2014 Biodiversity ‘Up Close’ events

NGT along with a host of partners brings you the Biodiversity ‘Up Close’ events – a series of walks, talks and opportunities for you and the family to meet the experts and learn about the amazing things nature offers across the South East of South Australia and Victoria’s South West. Visit the Up Close page here for more details!

 

  • Sharing Boandik culture at Mount Burr Swamp Restoration Reserve March 19, 2020 Nature Glenelg Trust is proud to announce a cultural learning area at Mt Burr Swamp Restoration Reserve. A site overlooking the wetland is progressively being created to facilitate story-telling and learning about cultural heritage on Boandik country. The descendants of Annie Brice, a Boandik woman featured in an inspiring children’s book titled ‘Annie’s Story’, travelled ...
  • Fantastic news for the NGT Foundation – establishment of the Moore Family Fund March 19, 2020 In some tremendous news for the NGT Foundation, we are delighted to announce that a new named fund has been established thanks to the ongoing support of the family of Bill and Kate Moore. The Moore family are the previous owners and donors of NGT’s Kurrawonga Conservation Reserve in Nelson, Victoria. With the establishment of the Moore ...
  • The frogtastic Southern Bell Frog facility March 19, 2020 Things are coming along in NGT’s nationally threatened Southern Bell Frog (aka Growling Grass Frog – Litoria raniformis) conservation facility at Clayton Bay! We now have 35 frogs being carefully maintained by a band of committed volunteers supported by Rupert and Sylvia from NGT. Getting individuals in as tadpoles (late last year) as opposed to adults ...
  • Mainland Forgotten Fauna Part 12: Tasmanian research provides new clues on what went wrong on the mainland… and what we could do next March 19, 2020 It has been a little while since the last Mainland Forgotten Fauna instalment – Part 11 – where we looked back at the time when the stony rises of western Victoria were teeming with quolls. This was also an era when western Victoria was the hub of the mainland’s population of the Eastern Barred Bandicoot, an originally ...
  • The mysterious case of the disappearing sandbag structures… March 19, 2020 Glenshera Swamp, the largest and most intact example of the critically endangered Fleurieu Peninsula Swamps ecological community, has been the focus of NGT hydrological restoration for over three years now. In April 2017 we back-filled several old drains that had been cut through the peat bed in the 1950s. Drain back-filling was done by machine ...
  • Clean Up Australia Day at Hutt Bay! March 19, 2020 NGT staff and volunteers kicked off the beginning of Autumn at Hutt Bay Wetland Reserve for our first Clean Up Australia Day event! We had a fantastic turnout of 21 people, who worked up and down the beach removing rubbish and lots of Coastal Cape Weed (Arctotheca populifolia), also known as Cape Beach Daisy. This ...
  • Catching up with long-term NGT volunteer – Andy Lines March 19, 2020 Before moving back to Adelaide, Andrew Lines worked and volunteered for NGT primarily at our Eaglehawk Waterhole Restoration Reserve from 2016-2019 where he undertook a range of activities including the preparation of an insect collection. Andy found several rare species at Eaglehawk Waterhole and the collection is a testament to his dedication to insect conservation ...
  • Photo of the month – The unity of cushion plants, Mount Field National Park March 19, 2020 This photo of the month was taken near Newdegate Pass in Mount Field National Park, which we were lucky to visit while on a recent hiking trip to Tasmania. Cushion plants occur in alpine areas across the world. Rather than one large plant, they’re a community of tiny shoots tightly packed together to form a mat. ...
  • TAFE SA students go bush with Nature Glenelg Trust March 19, 2020 Last month, Mount Gambier TAFE SA students headed out into the bush with NGT to undertake seed collecting as part of their Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management studies. Students visited a number of local environments to learn about the diversity of plant species, seed types and the timing and principles of seed collection, and gained ...
  • Let’s talk about ‘Project Coorong’ and the key role of complementary coastal wetland restoration in maintaining Ramsar values February 20, 2020 On Thursday, myself and Mark from NGT headed to Meningie for a very informative and detailed workshop, where the community was given the opportunity to hear from SA Government (DEW) staff and researchers leading the scientific investigations that form part of ‘Project Coorong’; as well as ask questions, discuss what we learned and then provide ...

 

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