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

PurposeRe-vegetate the shrub layer to help gliders and other wildlife at the Spillway Reserve.FundingAlbury Wodonga Parklands & Slope 2 Summit.What was doneTim 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,13 students attended and planted approx. 200 […]

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 2012-2013Sprayed around all plantings.What did we find?Gliders or nests in 16 of the 20 boxesgliders observed in 8 boxes. Three (3) of these, in the Village area and at “The Pines” foreshore, wereresident for the first timeevidence of nests in an […]

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 YES to the […]

Joint Survey Evening at the Lake Hume Village

Purpose: Mix community and CSU people, get up close to local critters and enjoy learning somethingWhen: Friday evening Nov 14th, 2014Where: Lake Hume Village surroundsWhat did we do?Installed 2 nestboxesSet up 4 Harp traps (bats)Set up motion cameras (gliders)Set up Elliot traps (small ground mammals)Viewed gliders in a nest box (first timers only-see photo)Went spotlightingChecked […]

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 the assistance of […]

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 […]