This week's blogs - NGT Newsletter #8: Big wetland restoration news, last Dingo of Mt Richmond, threatened flora and so much more!
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Welcome to NGT Newsletter #8 -
Big wetland restoration news, the last Dingo of Mt Richmond, threatened flora update and so much more!

A big and very exciting NGT project is coming soon: Be part of creating another “Pick Swamp”!

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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It's been 10 years since Pick Swamp (above)... and it's time to do it again!

Mainland Forgotten Fauna: Part 4 – Remembering the last Dingo at Mt Richmond… and, why did the fox run rampant?

We've now reached a point in this series where the stories told so far intertwine. The undeniable reality is that, without realising it, the early settlers had paved the way for the establishment and explosion of the fox population – by deliberately persecuting, suppressing and, successfully eradicating from many districts, the only...

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Did Devils prevent the fox
from establishing in Tasmania?

Students brave the elements to increase Red-tailed Black Cockatoo habitat

On the first day back of Term 3, 25 July, students from Glenburnie Primary School joined NGT staff at a bush block in the Wattle Range region to plant Stringybark seedlings for the endangered Red-tailed Black Cockatoo. The...

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Students discussing their find

Wet flats a positive for both wetlands and farming at Aringa North

Over the past couple of years we've been working with Aringa North owner and manager, Hoges.   A beautiful property, situated about 10 km north of Port Fairy, Aringa North has a large number of wetlands which provide habitat for brolga, swans, frogs and an...

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Aringa North beef farmer Hoges, admiring the wet flats.

Glenelg Information Night – Friday 12 August at the Nelson Pub – Everyone is welcome!

Come along to the Nelson Hotel to learn all about what NGT has been up to in the Glenelg River region. Supper provided. These three short talks kick of at 7:30pm (Vic time): The Glenelg Ghost! Hear how anglers from Nelson and elsewhere are helping us learn more about...

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Come and hear about NGT projects in the vicinity of the Glenelg River estuary

Threatened flora happenings – winter news from the South East

In recent threatened flora news we have two sub-projects of RUEC to talk about: Avenue Cassinia (Cassinia tegulata) and threatened orchids. Avenue Cassinia is a critically endangered shrub endemic to the area between Kingston SE, South Australia, and Edenhope, Victoria. There are only about 1200 known...

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Metallic Sun-orchids, one of the species involved in last year’s translocation

Photo of the week – Turtle at Bool Lagoon, SA

Steve Bourne snapped this long-neck turtle emerging from its slumber as Bool Lagoon awakes, receiving flows from Mosquito Creek once again. Great photo Steve - and thanks for sharing it with us!

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Long-neck turtle at Bool Lagoon (Steve Bourne)

NGT hits a couple of social media milestones!

For those of you who follow our other social media, you may already be aware that we have passed some milestones recently - namely, 500 likes on Facebook, and 200 followers on Instagram! We enjoy sharing our news with you across these diverse formats, and appreciate...

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