Working Bee

When: Saturday 11 April 8:30am –10am, 2015. Where: St Johns Anglican Church Table Top Rd Thurgoona. Works: Pouring a slab for a park bench, removing old tree guards weeding, around last year’s plantings. Other:  Bring sturdy footwear and a pair of gloves.

Herd Quitter Seminar

When: Friday 15th May 9:30am, 2015. Where: National Environment Centre Ettamogah Road, Thurgoona NSW 2640 What: Resource Consulting Services (RCS ) Australia is bringing industry leader Kit Pharo of Colorado, USA to Australia for a series of presentations across Qld and NSW. The tour will start with Kit visiting Queensland and co-presenting with David McLean and […]

Planting Day 9 August, 2015

When: Sunday 9th of August 10am – 12:30pm. Where: Corry’s Bushland: End of Dryandra Way Thurgoona. What:  Bring the family and friends and help us plant a variety of native trees, shrubs and grasses to improve the habitat for local wildlife, including some of Thurgoona’s threatened species. The Albury City’s weeds trailer will also be […]

Tree Planting Day 6 September, 2015

When: Sunday September 6th 10:00 am – 12:30 pm. Where: National Environment Centre Land Ettamogah road Thurgoona. Description: Bring the family and friends and help provide food, shelter and safer passage for Thurgoona’s special native animals. Species to benefit could include Squirrel Gliders, Yellow Footed Antechinus, Echidnas and woodland birds such as Robins and Whistlers. […]

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 […]