Wetland Restoration

After the recent post about a Platypus sighting, we received some fantastic feedback from our newsletter subscribers.Ryan Duffy from Parks Victoria said the sighting caused a bit of excitement in their Grampians office, because the only official records and recent sightings from within the National Park are on the...

Special thanks to Todd Burger from Glenthompson for sending this fantastic snap of a juvenile Eastern Long-necked Turtle, found on the road near Brady Swamp.[caption id="attachment_26434" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Eastern Long-necked Turtle. Photo by Todd Burger[/caption]And just in case you are wondering just how big this cute...

Come out to help survey for the migratory Latham’s Snipe on September 17th in sites previously known for Snipe in the South East.Notification of this survey has been prompted through The Latham’s Snipe Project (Dr Birgita Hansen) where it was started by a group of...

Last week I took the opportunity to check back in on some of the restoration sites we have been working on around the southern Grampians, and I have some good news!Let's start the journey a bit further east, and up the Bunnugal drain, to one...

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...

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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