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  • An update on NGT’s current priorities: See what a donation to NGT before the end of June could support this year 27/05/2024
    With the end of financial year fast approaching, this is a time of year when I often get asked what NGT’s current funding priorities are, with donated funds playing an increasingly important role in the operation of our not-for-profit organisation and in helping us to maximise our on-ground impact across south-eastern Australia. While we totally understand ...
  • Another wonderful addition to the NGT Foundation: The Alan Steele Foundation Fund 27/05/2024
    Alan Steele releasing a numbat into the feral predator-proof fenced habitat at Mallee Cliffs National Park, NSW. Over the past year or so, NGT have had the great pleasure to get to know and share our ecological restoration work with Alan Steele. As you will read below, Alan has long been a supporter of many fantastic ...
  • NGT receives a boost of core funding support from Nature Impact Collective 27/05/2024
    In some wonderful news that has come our way over the past month, I am delighted to be able to announce that NGT was awarded $270,000 in core funding support from Nature Impact Collective, in their inaugural funding round. Nature Impact Collective is a new initiative of three founding philanthropic environmental foundations/trusts that work across Australia ...
  • Go Wild in Nature – World Environment Day at Adelaide Wetland 27/05/2024
    On Monday 22 April, Oaklands Wetlands in Adelaide was teeming with members of the community, excited children, native fish, turtles, yabbies and water bugs! The ‘Go Wild in Nature’ event was organised by The City of Marion. Nature Glenelg Trust’s Senior Ecologist Dr Sylvia Zukowski and helper Charlie Zukowski ran a wild wetlands tour revealing ...
  • Wetland Training in the Grampians region 27/05/2024
    Recently, NGT organised a two-day training session for ecologists working in wetlands in south west Victoria, presented by Doug Frood from Pathways Bushland and Environment. Each participant is now certified in the use of the Index of Wetland Condition (IWC) assessment. The IWC assessment is one tool that wetland ecologists use to understand the current condition ...
  • Young environmental leaders camp out at Mt Burr Swamp 27/05/2024
    NGT was proud to support the Limestone Coast Landscape Board recently, who held their annual Youth Environment Council camp out this year at NGT’s Mt Burr Swamp Restoration Reserve. It is fantastic to see the site continuing to provide diverse educational opportunities and experiences in nature for students across the region. A nice little summary of ...
  • Burning to rejuvenate native grasslands at Wattle Range continues 27/05/2024
    All hands were on deck recently when NGT coordinated another burn along Wattle Range Road (north-east of Millicent in South East SA) this autumn, with the help of Burrandies Aboriginal Corporation and OneFortyOne. The original project brief about the importance of native grasslands and why this project started can be found here. It was fantastic ...
  • Wannon River Insights Part 3: How long does it take water to flow through the system, and what is the impact of long-term rainfall patterns? 27/05/2024
    The Wannon River catchment begins in the Grampians National Park and influences important wetlands like Brady Swamp, Gooseneck Swamp and NGT’s Walker Swamp Restoration Reserve along the way. We have been investigating the Wannon River system for a few years now, through our study into the ecology and hydrology of the Wannon River, funded through ...
  • A Bush Stone-curlew is back at Eaglehawk Waterhole, Bangham SA 27/05/2024
    As I write this story, I have only just got off the phone from Andy at NGT’s Eaglehawk Waterhole Restoration Reserve. Andy said he has been hearing the Bush Stone-curlew for the past two nights, calling around camp. This is such a relief as a Bush Stone-curlew was heard calling for the first time at ...
  • Volunteer Week 2024 – Celebrating NGT Volunteers 27/05/2024
    May 20th – 24th was National Volunteer Week. During the past couple on months we have been featuring some of our wonderful NGT volunteers in the newsletter. On the 24th of May we also held a morning tea at our Mt Gambier nursery to celebrate our volunteers. It was a lovely (and crisp) morning and ...

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