Sloane’s Champions – Citizen Science Monitoring Program Sloane’s froglet (Crinia sloanei) is a small (15-25 mm) threatened frog now only known from four areas in NSW. Two of the largest populations are located in the Thurgoona-Wirlinga area of Albury, and in and around the town of Corowa. The NSW Government recently funded a Saving our […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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 CSU site.
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 adjacent fences.Direct seeding […]