This week's blogs - NGT Newsletter #7: Forgotten Fauna continues, along with stories of wetlands, flora, fish and fungus!
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Welcome to NGT Newsletter #7 -
Forgotten Fauna continues, along with stories of wetlands, flora, fish and fungus!

Photo of the Week – The amazing Smooth Cage fungus!

Have a look at one of the strangest fungi you'll ever see...

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Smooth cage fungus (Ileodictyon gracile)

Mainland Forgotten Fauna: Part 3 – The event that changes everything – foxes establish in the region

Not long after 1893, when the stories shared in Part 1 of this series were recorded, the fox became seriously entrenched in the region and the environment started to undergo a significant transformation. But first, what can the records tell us about this period, and how that transformation...

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The European Red Fox

Crouching frogs and hidden wetlands

If you’ve spent any time on the highways recently, you may have been happy to notice that many of the wetlands that have been dry over the past couple of years have been receiving good amounts of water. But some wetlands aren’t so easy to see....

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Swamp daisy (Alittia cardiocarpa) at Mortlake Common

Upcoming threatened flora translocations just around the corner…

We’re still in the midst of planting season, and in the next couple of weeks NGT will be undertaking a translocation of the nationally threatened Avenue Cassinia (Cassinia tegulata) as part of the RUEC project (to follow on from threatened orchid and Trailing Hop-bush translocations we...

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Avenue Cassinia seedlings ready for planting

What do dwarf galaxias, orchids and woodland birds have in common?

They're a few of the fascinating things to be found at our Maam Water Reserve project site, just out of Warrnambool. Things have been steadily ticking along over the last few months at this small wetland reserve...

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Kevin Sparrow helping with flora ID at the launch of the Maam Biolink
(image: J. Bowe)

A quick trip to Sydney for a day of inspiring restoration success stories!

Last Thursday (the 21st July 2016), I was very privileged to be one of 14 speakers from around Australia who were invited to share their restoration success stories - to mark the launch of the National Standards for the Practice of Ecological Restoration in Australia, and...

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Crayweed underwater forest restoration off the NSW coast – an inspiring story of marine revegetation triggering a self-sustaining process of natural regeneration and recolonisation

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