Author: Ben Taylor

Regular readers will recall, from a previous blog, a project at Yundi Nature Conservancy, where NGT is helping landholder and conservationist John Fargher restore an area of the critically endangered Fleurieu Peninsula Swamp ecological community. The property includes some intact areas of Fleurieu Peninsula Swamp,...

As discussed in previous posts, Nature Glenelg Trust is currently researching the hydrological history of the Aldinga Washpool, a seasonal wetland nestled behind the coastal dunes at Sellicks Beach, south of Adelaide. The site has great potential for hydrological restoration and, by piecing together the...

The invasion and displacement of more diverse wetland vegetation by Phragmites australis (common reed) is an issue affecting many Fleurieu Peninsula Swamps, including some of the most intact examples such as Glenshera Swamp. Phragmites is a native wetland plant with a cosmopolitan distribution (native to...

A lot of ecological restoration, management and science involves sitting at a desk, but I have a strong belief that ecologists should regularly spend time in the ecosystems on which they work. Not just focused work time, with specific tasks to achieve, but leisure time...

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