Tree Planting Day 6 September, 2015

When: Sunday September 6th 10:00 am – 12:30 pm.Where: National Environment Centre Land Ettamogah road Thurgoona.Description: Bring the family and friends and help provide food, shelter and safer passage for Thurgoona’s special native animals. Species to benefit could include Squirrel Gliders, Yellow Footed Antechinus, Echidnas and woodland birds such as Robins and Whistlers.Refreshments and lunch […]

Environmental Presentation 14 October, 2015

7:00 Speaker: John Neimo Erosion control from Hume Dam to Lake Mulwala. The River Murray Works Program. Nail Can Hill through a macro lens.7:45 Dinner: Provided.8:30 Planning for the future: Stay if you can, we would love your ideas.When: Wednesday, 14th October 2015.Where: Charles Sturt University, School of Environ-mental Science, Building 760, upstairs meeting room. […]

Animal Survey Night 13th November, 2015

When: Friday 13th November 2015,  5pm – 9:30pmWhere: Corry’s Woodland End of Dryandra Way.Details:  Wayne Robinson and students studying environmental science at CSU will be setting some traps in order to determine what nocturnal species are present in bushland in Corry’s woodland.  Information gathered will assist Albury Council, Albury Environmental Lands and groups such as […]

Lake Hume Spillway Squirrel Glider Project, Activity 1, 16 September 2012

What: The project aims to improve the area for the threatened Squirrel Glider.Funding: Woolshed Thurgoona Landcare Group has secured funding from the Albury Conservation Company to undertake environmental works along the river and foreshores around Lake Hume Village.Output: A general introduction to the project with aid of a Landcare map.9 adults and 2 children attended […]

Lake Hume Spillway Squirrel Glider Project, Activity 3, 31 October 2012

Purpose: Determine what species of bats reside within the region and provide nesting boxes for wildlife.Funding: Albury Conservation Company.Activities:Installation of nest boxesPicnic BBQ tea at the Hume Weir Dam wall6 bat (Harp) traps were set up and left overnightSquirrel Glider observationsResults: 15 people attended the event 9 from CSU and 6 from the general community9 […]

Lake Hume Spillway Squirrel Glider Project, Activity 2, 4 October 2012

Purpose: Install nesting boxes for native wildlife in particular the Squirrel Glider a threatend species found within the area.Funding: Albury Conservation Company.Activities:Check existing nest boxesInstall nest boxesWeed removalResults:10 people attended the event including one young childAlison Mathews (CSU lecturer) confirmed a Squirrel Glider nest in a previously installed nesting box.6 new nesting boxes installedBroome Brush […]

Hovell tree planting at Lake Hume crossing site

Many Albury locals would be aware of the “Hovell tree” at Nouriel Park. The old River Red Gum is known as the Hovell tree as the explorers Hume and Hovell marked the tree when passing in November 1824.What is not as well known is the river was in flood and they trekked up stream to […]

Great New Year’s news

Gliders have been found nesting in one of the recently erected nest boxes near the Lake Hume resort. The discovery was made over the Christmas break by Stuart Lucas who noticed one of the new boxes had been chewed, closer inspection revealed two Gliders nesting within the box.Thanks to all those who have helped out […]


Bushlinks consists of a number of local groups and agencies working together for connectivity conservation in the eastern Murray region of NSW.The Bushlinks working group has a revegetation project being managed  by Holbrook Landcare Network on behalf of the Slopes2Summit and the Great Eastern Ranges Initiative in partnership with Murray CMA.This Biodiversity Fund project is funded by the […]

Lake Hume Spillway Squirrel Glider Project, Activity 4, January 2013

Background:A dead glider was found tangled on barb wire in a fence. CSU specialist staff identified the animal as likely to be a Squirrel Glider. Barb wire is a known major hazard to gliders and cause of a significant numbers of deaths. Purpose:Remove barb wire in a high risk area, and trial covering Barb wire […]