Connecting Landscapes Project – Community Tree Planting Day This planting is part of Woolshed Thurgoona Landcare’s Connecting Landscapes project which has been funded by AlburyCity. The project aims to revegetate critically endangered Grassy Box Gum Woodland creating habitat linkages for wildlife to freely move along. This site is over 18ha in size and extends along […]
Connecting Landscapes Project The Woolshed Thurgoona Landcare Group (WTLG) are pleased to announce we have recently secured a funding grant of just over $55,000 from AlburyCity, to undertake on-ground revegetation works on privately owned E3 (Environmental Management) land, which falls within Woolshed Thurgoona Landcare’s boundary. The Woolshed Thurgoona Landcare Group (WTLG) have actively been revegetating […]
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 […]
Our funded project has finished but with the help of some new “Friends”, the annual January monitoring was undertaken for the 4th consecutive year. Thank you very much to “Rod’s gang”. What did we do? On the weekend of January 14th 2017, the 30 nest boxes along the Lake Hume foreshore between “The Pines” and […]
A relaxed afternoon and evening of wildlife activities were enjoyed at Lake Hume Village together with our AGM on Friday 4 November. 45 people attended participating in bird walks, squirrel glider nest box monitoring and a spot light walk. A range of wildlife were observed including: 10 squirrel gliders (in nest boxes), white bellied sea […]
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 […]