Photography

With staff based all the way from Tassie, to Dunkeld in Vic and Victor Harbor in SA, there are plenty of interesting things going on every day. So we've decided to share some photos from the field every month, to give our readers some insights...

[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. This project was funded with the support of the Victorian Government, and was...

NGT’s first Art in Science workshop took place recently at Kurrawonga, our conservation property in Nelson, Victoria. [caption id="attachment_31502" align="alignleft" width="300"] Exploring Kurrawonga through the lens. Image by Ockert Le Roux.[/caption]   A warm and sunny day provided perfect conditions to spend a day focusing on insects. Ockert...

[caption id="attachment_27352" align="alignright" width="266"] Ancient Greenling Damselfly (Hemiphlebia mirabilis)[/caption] Dragonflies and Damselflies are fascinating creatures. The main difference between the two groups (as outlined in Part I) is the appearance of their wings and whether they can fold their wings when at rest. As adults, they...

[caption id="attachment_29169" align="aligncenter" width="630"] Front cover of the new field guide displaying a photo taken by Herpetologist and SA Museum curator Mark Hutchinson of the Tussock Skink (Pseudemoia pagenstecheri).[/caption] Nature Glenelg Trust has recently finalised an update to a Field Guide to the Skinks of the...