Place Plant Orders in May

Native Plant Giveaway Orders for native plant giveaway have now closed. We again had an overwhelming response from the community with orders even higher than last year.  We received a total of 256 orders equalling a total of 4446 plants going out to the community.  For all those who placed an order, plants will be available for pickup from […]

Glider monitoring at the Lake Hume (2016)

Our funded project has finished but with the help of some new “Friends”, the annual January monitoring was undertaken for the 4th consecutive year.  Thank you very much to “Rod’s gang”. What did we do? On the weekend of January 14th 2017, the 30 nest boxes along the Lake Hume foreshore between “The Pines” and […]

AGM, BBQ & Spotlight Evening

A relaxed afternoon and evening of wildlife activities were enjoyed at Lake Hume Village together with our AGM on Friday 4 November. 45 people attended participating in bird walks, squirrel glider nest box monitoring and a spot light walk. A range of wildlife were observed including: 10 squirrel gliders (in nest boxes), white bellied sea […]

Events

NATIVE NIGHTLIFE STAKEOUT A native nightlife stakeout was held on Saturday 24 September at 9 Mile Reserve Table Top. Over 100 people registered their interest in attending however there was a cut-off with numbers having to be kept to 50. The ages attending ranged from 2 to over 62 years with people coming from across […]

Free Native Plants

The free native plant giveaway has now closed. We had an excellent response from the community with over 200 plant orders received. There is a box out the front of the Thurgoona Community Centre to Collect the empty plant trays.   Thank you to all those who put in an order helping increase habitat for […]

Water, Drought and You

December 1 group members were treated to presentations about water from two renowned local experts. Professor Max Finlayson, wetland ecologist and Director of the Institute for Land, Water and Society at Charles Sturt University, discussed the variability of water in southern Australian landscapes. He noted the agricultural importance of storing and using water, but also […]

Newsletters

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Thurgoona Bioblitz May 2012

Almost 300 local residents including five schools got involved in the inaugural Thurgoona Bioblitz 2012, a two day community wildlife event held on 18th & 19th May. The event was co-ordinated by the Slopes2Summit (S2S) partnership and the Woolshed Thurgoona Landcare Group.  The event was a huge success, involving 36 separate surveys resulting in over […]