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This week's blogs - NGT Newsletter #6: Forgotten Dingoes, OBPs, Revegetation Updates and more!
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Welcome to NGT Newsletter #6 -
Forgotten Dingoes, OBPs, Revegetation Updates and more!

Mainland Forgotten Fauna: Part 2 – Where have the dingoes gone?

In Part 1 of this series, we got a sense of what the wildlife was like in the region in the 1890s, just a short time before the arrival of foxes. But where was the Dingo? - Since its recent arrival in Australia (only about 4000...

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The Dingo: exterminated in the border district around Mt Gambier soon after European settlement to protect sheep

ID Quiz puts minds to work at the Orange-bellied Parrot Info Session

It was great to meet a really interested crowd at our OBP Info Session in Koroit on Saturday 25th, with many local groups represented, such as the Warrnambool BirdLife branch, Portland Field Naturalists, and Killarney Coastcare. Rachel Pritchard (from DELWP) and I gave an overview of the...

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Scoping out birds on the wetland fringe

20 Million Trees planting complete for this year

You may remember from recent blogs (here and here) that we have been undertaking a large revegetation planting at Eaglehawk Waterhole. The initial four day planting stint was followed up by two shorter one and two days sessions to complete the task for this year. Roughly 7500 seedlings...

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Seeking the help of landholders with a Heritage Agreement in SA

This message is from Julie Groce at Monash University, undertaking research into private land conservation across Australia...

Last chance to respond to landholder survey!

If you own or manage property with a Heritage Agreement on the title in SA, you are invited to contribute to an Australia-wide survey led by Julie Groce, PhD student, and Dr. Carly Cook from Monash University.

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Attracting Butterflies to your Garden – book available now from NGT

Another excellent book is available for purchase from the NGT office in Mt Gambier - Attracting Butterflies to your Garden: What to Grow and Conserve in the Adelaide Region.  This beautifully presented full-colour book is packed with information about butterfly gardening. While the title is specific to...

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Little Dip Spider Orchid Planting Day

Last month, on June the 28th, the last of our native orchids were planted out on to private property near Robe, with 41 Little Dip Spider-orchids (Caladenia richardsiorum) planted in-between rain showers for the Restoring the Under-represented Ecological Communities project. Last year NGT planted nearly 900 purpose...

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Little Dip Spider Orchid (Caladenia richardsiorum)
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