Rain fails to dampen spirits of Trunkey Creek BioBlitzers

The rain did nothing to dampen the enthusiasm of 80 young students who attended K2W’s first Bioblitz at Trunkey Creek on Friday, 3 June 2016. […]

By |June 10th, 2016|Events|Comments Off on Rain fails to dampen spirits of Trunkey Creek BioBlitzers

‘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

K2W wraps-up a successful 2016 at Annual Forum

The Kanangra-Boyd to Wyangala partnership (K2W) wrapped up a successful year at its Annual Forum at Jenolan Caves on 10 December.

Over 40 people including local landholders, researchers, government agencies, and conservationists attended the one-day forum to hear from a range of motivating speakers.

“It was an inspirational day which left us all with an increased drive […]

By |December 18th, 2015|Events|Comments Off on K2W wraps-up a successful 2016 at Annual Forum

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

Inspiring the next generation of nature carers

Teachers from five local schools joined the K2W team in Bathurst at the first of two workshops to develop learning material to inspire the next generation of nature carers.

The workshop forms part of a collaborative project between the Great Eastern Ranges Initiative (GER) and the Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) to develop educational […]

By |August 28th, 2015|Events|Comments Off on Inspiring the next generation of nature carers

Woodland bird identification and survey technique workshops in K2W

Monitoring of birds in the temperate woodlands of South-eastern Australia is one of the most important tools for assessing ecological health and resilience in this diverse but scarce habitat type within the Great Eastern Ranges (GER) corridor. It is also a great way to engage with communities in habitat restoration and protection. Traditionally, bird monitoring […]

By |July 31st, 2012|Events|Comments Off on Woodland bird identification and survey technique workshops in K2W