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

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

Funding a welcome boost for gliding possum projects

Gliding possums in five landscapes have been given a helping hand thanks to $60,000 funding from the Foundation for National Parks & Wildlife (FNPW). […]

By |June 30th, 2016|Conservation, Grants|Comments Off on Funding a welcome boost for gliding possum projects

‘Glideways’ takes off in Central Victoria

Central Victorian community groups were given the rare opportunity to hone their glider conservation skills at a packed workshop held in Seymour on 18 March, 2016.

Organised by GER’s Central Victorian Biolinks Alliance, the Glider Symposium was run to facilitate the sharing of expert knowledge and practical experience to build local capacity for glider conservation.

“The Glider […]

By |May 3rd, 2016|Conservation, Events|Comments Off on ‘Glideways’ takes off in Central Victoria

Funding provides lift-off for gliding possum projects

A suite of projects to conserve gliding possums and their habitat has received a welcome boost with the announcement of two major grants totalling almost $650,000 from the NSW Government and South East Local Land Services.

The grants will be used by the Kanangra-Boyd to Wyangala (K2W) partnership to roll-out the Glideways program – a range […]

By |January 1st, 2016|Conservation|Comments Off on Funding provides lift-off for gliding possum projects

Funding available for local community projects in the Abercrombie Catchment

The Kanangra-Boyd to Wyangala (K2W) partnership is offering $100,000 of funding to community groups in the Abercrombie Catchment who want to get involved in protecting and restoring natural connections in priority areas.

Grants of up to $15,000 will be provided through K2W’s Community Grants Program to help raise awareness and enhance habitat in the K2W Link, […]

By |December 17th, 2015|Conservation, Grants|Comments Off on Funding available for local community projects in the Abercrombie Catchment

Improving landscape planning for wildlife conservation through research

National parks and remote areas are often viewed as the stronghold of gliders in eastern Australia, but in many places the marsupials live ‘whiskers to cheek’ alongside major urban centres like Melbourne, Albury, Wollongong, Taralga, Gosford and Brisbane. […]

By |November 12th, 2015|Conservation|Comments Off on Improving landscape planning for wildlife conservation through research

Taronga Zoomobile heads to Trunkey Creek for K2W’s Schools Biodiversity Day

On Friday 11th September, the Taronga Zoomobile headed down to Trunkey Public School located in Trunkey Creek, a small town about an hour from Bathurst. Along with representatives from Local Land Services, National Parks and Wildlife Services and the Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH), we presented workshops on threatened species.

The day, organised by the Kanangra-Boyd […]

By |September 16th, 2015|Conservation, Events|Comments Off on Taronga Zoomobile heads to Trunkey Creek for K2W’s Schools Biodiversity Day

Echidnas, frogs and lizards to delight at children’s Biodiversity Day

Local school children from the Blayney, Wyangala, Bigga and Trunkey Creek districts will learn about the fascinating creatures that share their backyards at the Kanangra-Boyd to Wyangala (K2W) Biodiversity Day on 11 September.

Run to coincide with National Biodiversity Month, children from eight primary schools will have a chance to see some of their local animals, […]

By |September 4th, 2015|Conservation, Events|Comments Off on Echidnas, frogs and lizards to delight at children’s Biodiversity Day