Environmental Presentation 14 October, 2015

7:00 Speaker: John Neimo Erosion control from Hume Dam to Lake Mulwala. The River Murray Works Program. Nail Can Hill through a macro lens. 7:45 Dinner: Provided. 8:30 Planning for the future: Stay if you can, we would love your ideas. When: Wednesday, 14th October 2015. Where: Charles Sturt University, School of Environ-mental Science, Building […]

Animal Survey Night 13th November, 2015

When: Friday 13th November 2015,  5pm – 9:30pm Where: Corry’s Woodland End of Dryandra Way. Details:  Wayne Robinson and students studying environmental science at CSU will be setting some traps in order to determine what nocturnal species are present in bushland in Corry’s woodland.  Information gathered will assist Albury Council, Albury Environmental Lands and groups […]

Lake Hume Spillway Squirrel Glider Project, Activity 1, 16 September 2012

What: The project aims to improve the area for the threatened Squirrel Glider. Funding: Woolshed Thurgoona Landcare Group has secured funding from the Albury Conservation Company to undertake environmental works along the river and foreshores around Lake Hume Village. Output: A general introduction to the project with aid of a Landcare map. 9 adults and […]

Lake Hume Spillway Squirrel Glider Project, Activity 3, 31 October 2012

Purpose: Determine what species of bats reside within the region and provide nesting boxes for wildlife. Funding: Albury Conservation Company. Activities: Installation of nest boxes Picnic BBQ tea at the Hume Weir Dam wall 6 bat (Harp) traps were set up and left overnight Squirrel Glider observations Results: 15 people attended the event 9 from […]

Lake Hume Spillway Squirrel Glider Project, Activity 2, 4 October 2012

Purpose: Install nesting boxes for native wildlife in particular the Squirrel Glider a threatend species found within the area. Funding: Albury Conservation Company. Activities: Check existing nest boxes Install nest boxes Weed removal Results: 10 people attended the event including one young child Alison Mathews (CSU lecturer) confirmed a Squirrel Glider nest in a previously […]

Hovell tree planting at Lake Hume crossing site

Many Albury locals would be aware of the “Hovell tree” at Nouriel Park. The old River Red Gum is known as the Hovell tree as the explorers Hume and Hovell marked the tree when passing in November 1824. What is not as well known is the river was in flood and they trekked up stream […]

Great New Year’s news

Gliders have been found nesting in one of the recently erected nest boxes near the Lake Hume resort. The discovery was made over the Christmas break by Stuart Lucas who noticed one of the new boxes had been chewed, closer inspection revealed two Gliders nesting within the box. Thanks to all those who have helped […]

Bushlinks

Bushlinks consists of a number of local groups and agencies working together for connectivity conservation in the eastern Murray region of NSW. The Bushlinks working group has a revegetation project being managed  by Holbrook Landcare Network on behalf of the Slopes2Summit and the Great Eastern Ranges Initiative in partnership with Murray CMA. This Biodiversity Fund project is funded […]

Lake Hume Spillway Squirrel Glider Project, Activity 4, January 2013

Background: A dead glider was found tangled on barb wire in a fence. CSU specialist staff identified the animal as likely to be a Squirrel Glider. Barb wire is a known major hazard to gliders and cause of a significant numbers of deaths. Purpose: Remove barb wire in a high risk area, and trial covering […]

Talking gliders at Splitters Ck-Bungowannah Landcare AGM

After a member of the Splitters Ck-Bungowannah Landcare group visited the Lake Hume glider project site we were asked if we could talk to their group about what we had been doing. Hopefully sharing around what we have done will allow other groups to learn from our experience. The invitation was accepted on the condition […]