Sloane’s Citizen Science Monitoring Program

Sloane’s Citizen Science Monitoring Program Sloane’s froglet (Crinia sloanei) is a tiny threatened frog restricted in NSW to only a few locations along the Murray River. One of the largest populations is found in Albury’s Thurgoona-Wirlinga region. The NSW Office of Environment and Heritage and Woolshed Thurgoona Landcare Group are coordinating a community-based Sloane’s froglet […]

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 […]

Tree Planting, Thurgoona Equestrian Centre, 25 September, 2010

What: Over 400 seedlings of local tree and shrub species were planted in collaboration with the Thurgoona Equestrian Centre. Funding: Murray Catchment Authority. Output: Healthy trees and shrubs growing along the waterway within the Thurgoona area. Intended Outcome: Increased habitat for local wildlife, improved water quality.

Tree Planting, Business and Family Planting Day, 19 June, 2011

What: Over 1000 seedlings of local trees, shrubs and grass species were planted in by 45 people. Funding: Caring For Our Country Community Action Grant (with Slopes2Summit). Output: Healthy trees, shrubs and grasses growing along waterway within the Thurgoona area. Intended Outcome: Increased habitat quantity and connectivity for local wildlife, improved water quality.

Tree Planting, School Tree Day, 29 July, 2011

Purpose: Increased habitat quantity and connectivity for local wildlife, information and skill development. Funding: Caring For Our Country Community Action Grant (with Slopes2Sumit). Activities: Groundcovers and shrubs planted under established native trees at Charles Sturt University by students from Trinity Anglican College (morning) and Charles Sturt University (afternoon). Results: Healthy shrubs and groundcovers growing on […]

Tree Planting Day, 9 September, 2012

Purpose: Increased habitat for Squirrel Gliders and woodland birds (as identified in the BioBlitz). Funding: This activity was supported with funding from the Commonwealth’s Caring for our Country Community Action Grant. Albury City Council provided lunch and 1.8 metre Hume and Hovell cloned tree. Activities: Planting native trees, shrubs and grasses. Barbed wire removed on […]