Scale Swamp restoration

On Saturday the 2nd of October, I had the pleasure of being invited to present at the 2021 Tasmanian Community Landcare conference in Launceston. The only problem is that thanks to Covid-19 impacting on travel options, I couldn't attend in person! But every cloud has...

Patrick Hanna, MLA/MLC, (b. 1819, d. 1890)Next month NGT will be publicly sharing another Discussion Paper on the Wallan Wallan wetlands, to follow on from one we released in March last year (2019), where we explored the risks and opportunities associated with Herne Swamp. This...

Back in January this year, Lachie wrote this great summary article about the restoration of Scale Swamp and the subsequent return of Brolga and other waterbirds to the site. Nature Glenelg Trust restored Scale Swamp in 2013 with the support of the the landowner, Dunkeld Pastoral Co.,...

Back in February 2017, I went along to one of the most interesting and - given NGT's focus on restoration science and practice - most relevant conferences I have ever attended. The Restore, Regenerate, Revegetate  (RRR) Conference in Armidale was a fantastic opportunity to rub shoulders...

[caption id="attachment_28775" align="alignleft" width="861"] Scale Swamp - December 2017[/caption] Scale Swamp is another great demonstration of the benefits of restoring hydrology to drained wetlands.  This 100 hectare swamp to the south of Dunkeld has a long-term history of drainage for grazing and low-intensity cropping.  In 2013,...

Last Friday, the 13th November 2015, about 20 people from took part in our workshop entitled What's Sleeping in Your Swamp? Attendees came from a wide range of backgrounds, and many groups and organisations were represented including Parks Vic, Glenelg Hopkins Catchment Management Authority, Friends...

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