School tree planting day at the Spillway Reserve (16 May 2014)

Purpose Re-vegetate the shrub layer to help gliders and other wildlife at the Spillway Reserve. Funding Albury Wodonga Parklands & Slope 2 Summit. What was done Tim Alexander (Albury Wodonga Parklands) arranged a bus load of James Fallon Yr 10 students to get busy with tree planting, Several block areas were pre sprayed for weed control, […]

Gliders on the increase at the Lake Hume Village

What did we do? On Oct 3-4th 2014, we checked the 20 nestboxes erected in 2012-2013 Sprayed around all plantings. What did we find? Gliders or nests in 16 of the 20 boxes gliders observed in 8 boxes. Three (3) of these, in the Village area and at “The Pines” foreshore, wereresident for the first […]

Albury Conservation Company Urban Nest Box Project

Do you live in a built up area of Thurgoona or Splitters Creek, NSW? Do you want to help conserve local Squirrel Gliders, a native animal threatened with extinction? Does your property have a large tree that is within safe gliding distance (approx 40m) to gum trees in a neighbouring park, reserve, or roadside? If you answered […]

Joint Survey Evening at the Lake Hume Village

Purpose: Mix community and CSU people, get up close to local critters and enjoy learning something When: Friday evening Nov 14th, 2014 Where: Lake Hume Village surrounds What did we do? Installed 2 nestboxes Set up 4 Harp traps (bats) Set up motion cameras (gliders) Set up Elliot traps (small ground mammals) Viewed gliders in […]

Hawksveiw Glider Nest Boxes

A successful fun day today at Hawksveiw. Ros and Pam Web hosted a short working bee putting up nestboxes on their property “Hawksveiw”. The aim was to increase the dens available to the gliders believed to be present in the environmental planting along the Murray River and Sandy Ck  and to monitor their movements. With […]

Two Days Over 800 Plants

Thankyou to those who donated some of there time to put a variety of native trees shrubs and grasses in the ground behind Earnest Grant Park and in Corrys Bushland.  Around 300 plants were put in behind Earnest Grant Park football oval in very muddy conditions on Sunday August 2nd 2015 and a further 500 […]