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Shining a light on cave diversity

One could be forgiven for thinking that chasing spiders is not a very popular option when it comes to choice of weekend activities. However, for an enthusiastic group of adventurers, 48 hours spent combing the surrounds of Jenolan Caves resulted in 45 new species of cave-dwelling spider added to the Australian Museum record.

The survey for […]

By |March 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Shining a light on cave diversity

Fun facts about our feathertails and how you can help find new species

Volplane, steer, brake and anchor. Intriguing words assigned to the habits of one of Australia’s smallest arboreal mammals, the Feathertail Glider.

From Queensland to South Australia, the tiny animal makes its home in the understory of sclerophyll forest where bark and leaves are plentiful for its communal nest building habits.

By day, the Feathertail Glider shelters in […]

By |July 4th, 2018|Conservation, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Fun facts about our feathertails and how you can help find new species

Old records blitzed by new research

One hundred people and eleven ecologists descended on Wombeyan Caves in early November to help improve the flora and fauna record of the well-known and loved national park. Hosted by the Kanangra to Wyangala (K2W) Partnership, the Wombeyan Bioblitz provided people with three days of opportunity to participate in wildlife surveys, looking at everything from […]

By |June 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Old records blitzed by new research

Wombeyan BioBlitz – It’s time to nurture your inner wildlife scientist

Ever wondered what goes bump in the night? Ever wanted to recognise one frog from another? Perhaps you have a budding environmentalist in the house, or plans for retirement as a would-be field naturalist? Well, your opportunity to join like-minded folk has arrived. From November 3 to 5, the Kanangra-Boyd to Wyangala (K2W) Partnership is […]

By |October 30th, 2017|Conservation|Comments Off on Wombeyan BioBlitz – It’s time to nurture your inner wildlife scientist