News

20 May 2016 Orange-bellied Parrots arrive on the mainland

The start of wintering season for the Orange-bellied Parrot (OBP) brings positive news, with two adult OBPs sighted in the western Port-Phillip region in late April, who appear to be staying put so far and foraging contently on available food plants. [caption id="attachment_14811" align="aligncenter" width="340"] Orange-bellied...

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20 May 2016 Recent owl night a “hoot”

Recently, on 29th April 2016, NGT hosted nocturnal bird specialist, Ed McNabb, at an event titled Cork and Hoot – where all attendees had a hoot! A light supper was served as members of the public arrived, and attendees had a chance to sample the delicious...

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11 May 2016 Welcome to the new NGT website!

It is hard to believe, but it is now almost 4.5 years since NGT launched in January 2012. We started with just three staff (myself, Cath Dickson and Nick Whiterod) and since day 1, we've been fortunate to have a great, functional website (generously set up for us by...

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11 May 2016 Our coastal Karst Rising Springs are in the spotlight this May!

The lower South East coast is home to a unique type of wetland called Karst Rising Springs. These environments are spring-fed wetlands and are found close to the coast from the Victorian border to near Bray (SE of Robe). Spring-fed wetlands or Karst Rising Springs (KRS)...

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11 May 2016 Upcoming Eaglehawk Planting Festival – Saturday the 18th June

We’d like to invite you to join us at our upcoming planting festival on Saturday 18 June. Eaglehawk Waterhole is a 1700 acre private nature reserve owned and managed by NGT. The former grazing property will be restored over the years ahead for native wildlife, and we...

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