News

22 Aug 2016 Announcing the exciting news… It’s time to create the Mt Burr Swamp Habitat Restoration Reserve!

It feels like a lifetime ago, but way back in February 2012, only a few weeks after Nature Glenelg Trust began, I received an email out of the blue that highlighted a potential site for purchase and restoration, only half an hour from Mt Gambier...

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22 Aug 2016 Planting season is now complete for threatened flora projects

The planting season has finally come to end, with all of our threatened flora planted out at their respective sites this month. The above average rainfall this winter has allowed for later planting than normal but has also delayed planting in wet sites. The Restoring Under-represented Ecological Communities...

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06 Aug 2016 A big and very exciting NGT project is coming soon: Be part of creating another “Pick Swamp”!

If you haven’t heard of or seen Pick Swamp (a 230 hectare property next to Piccaninnie Ponds, now also a reserve), then you haven’t witnessed the incredible recovery potential of drained wetlands - but the results (see below) speak for themselves. Finally, after 10 years, it’s time to...

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06 Aug 2016 Mainland Forgotten Fauna: Part 4 – Remembering the last Dingo at Mt Richmond… and, why did the fox run rampant?

We've now reached a point in this series where the stories told so far intertwine. The undeniable reality is that, without realising it, the early settlers had paved the way for the establishment and explosion of the fox population – by deliberately persecuting, suppressing and, successfully eradicating from many districts, the only...

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06 Aug 2016 Students brave the elements to increase Red-tailed Black Cockatoo habitat

[caption id="attachment_15580" align="alignleft" width="300"] Students discussing their find[/caption] On the first day back of Term 3, 25 July, students from Glenburnie Primary School joined NGT staff at a bush block in the Wattle Range region to plant Stringybark seedlings for the endangered Red-tailed Black Cockatoo. The...

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