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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

Building new homes for gliders

Gliders are quite possibly the cutest of all Australian native animals, according to the informed opinions of students from Trunkey Creek, Taralga, Neville public schools and Tambelin Independent School in Goulburn, NSW.

After building and installing 50 new homes for local squirrel gliders with the help of parents, teachers and international volunteers, the children are […]

By |April 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Busting barbs to save wildlife

No one likes to see animals suffer and yet everyday our native wildlife bears the brunt of altercations with domestic animals, feral predators, vehicles and barb-wired fences. Thankfully though, there is a growing movement across rural Australia to minimise at least one of these hazards from key areas in the landscape.

 Barb Busters is a […]

By |April 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Four wheel-drive weekend with a difference

Twenty-five four-wheel driving enthusiasts, from the combined clubs of the NSW & ACT Four Wheel Drive Association, spent the weekend working alongside NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) staff helping to rehabilitate 160 hectares of bushland near Burraga. The parcel of land known as The Glen, located within the Abercrombie State Conservation Area, is […]

By |April 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Make your wildlife count at the K2W Trunkey Creek BioBlitz

Trunkey and Neville residents are being invited to join expert ecologists on a series of wildlife surveys on 3-4 June as part of the K2W Trunkey Creek BioBlitz. […]

By |May 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments