This week's blogs - NGT Newsletter #9: Help bring back Mt Burr Swamp, Forgotten Fauna continues, Flora News and so much more!
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Welcome to NGT Newsletter #9 -
NGT Newsletter #9: Help bring back Mt Burr Swamp, Forgotten Fauna continues, Flora News and so much more!

Announcing the exciting news…
It’s time to create the Mt Burr Swamp Habitat Restoration Reserve!

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...

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The future “Mt Burr Swamp Habitat Restoration Reserve” which, with your help, will be purchased by Nature Glenelg Trust on the 30th of September 2016.

Photo of the Week:
Mount Burr Swamp – pre-restoration panorama

To fit with the theme this week, as we launch the Mt Burr Swamp fundraising campaign, here is a nice panoramic shot taken at sunset by NGT's Lachlan Farrington - looking over Mount Burr Swamp early this winter, before the drains had started to run. We...

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Media Release to mark the launch of the Mt Burr Swamp fundraising campaign

Today marks the beginning of a six-week long campaign to raise the funds necessary to get the Mt Burr Swamp project "over the line"...

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Mainland Forgotten Fauna:
Part 5 – So, just how unique is Tasmania’s wildlife?

I've been lucky enough to head across Bass Straight to visit Tasmania a few times over the past 15 years and, as someone who has surveyed small mammals in the wild on the mainland since the mid-90s, the first thing that I notice is...

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Mainland Forgotten Fauna – the “not so Tasmanian” Pademelon

My time as a Graduate Ecologist Intern with NGT: April to August 2016 – Liam Turner

WOW! What can I say? The last five months have gone by at blistering pace. It was a fleeting 7 or 8 months ago that I was in another country trying to figure out what I’d be doing in 2016. And then came the internship offer...

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Liam measuring a small Murray crayfish during recent survey work

Planting season is now complete for threatened flora projects

The planting season has finally come to end, with all of our threatened flora planted out at their respective sites this month. The above average rainfall this winter has allowed for later planting than normal but has also delayed planting in wet sites. The Restoring Under-represented Ecological Communities...

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Troy and Tom looking at the small colony of the ‘Broad-leaf Stinkweed’ at Wandilo.

Bring your garden to life this spring

If you're about to give your garden a 'spring clean' and have a few gaps to fill, we may be able to help you fill them. Our Community Nursery has a small amount of excess tube stock available for purchase. Some of the species available are...

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Sweet Bursaria/Christmas Bush (Bursaria spinosa) provides great protection for birds and nectar for butterflies.

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