#WED2016 Looking for a way to celebrate World Environment Day?

Scientists and inquisitive community members will converge on Trunkey Creek NSW over the 3rd and 4th June to survey birds, lizards, mammals, frogs, fish, plants, and other wildlife. A “BioBlitz” is where a group of scientists, naturalists and community volunteers undertake biological surveying in a chosen area with the purpose of recording as many species…

Make your wildlife count at the Trunkey Creek BioBlitz

Community members are being invited to join expert ecologists on a series of wildlife surveys on 3-4 June as part of the K2W Trunkey Creek BioBlitz. Participants will have the chance to help identify and record species during a number of surveys including bird-watching, small mammal surveys, plants and tree hollows. “The K2W BioBlitz is…

Seeking Local knowledge- Gliding possums

Can you tell the difference between a sugar and a squirrel glider? Have you ever seen them in the wild? These are some of the questions that local residents are being asked as part of a campaign to find out more information about these iconic species. The Kanangra Boyd to Wyangala partnership (K2W) is a…

Hollows for Habitat Forum

The Central West Councils Environment & Waterways Alliance, in partnership with Central Tablelands Local Land Services, Orange City Council, NSW Office of Environment & Heritage and Great Eastern Ranges – Kanangra Boyd to Wyangala Link invite you to attend our Hollows for Habitat Forum. The Hollows for Habitat Forum is to be hosted in Orange,…

Landholders protecting and restoring connectivity

A huge revegetation effort took place at Binda on the weekend with 16 volunteers joining the Douglass  family at Mandanong Binda to plant nearly 4,000 trees and shrubs as part of the Great Eastern Ranges Initiative (GER) Kanangra Boyd to Wyangala Link (K2W). The GER is a major collaborative effort to link and protect habitat…

New Landcare coordinators in K2W region

6 new part time Landcare coordinator positions have been funded under the NSW Government’s 2015-2019 Landcare Support Program in the Kanangra Boyd to Wyangala (K2W) region, with a further 60 positions across the state. The new coordinators include; Ruth Aveyard for Upper Lachlan Landcare (based in Goulburn); Michelle Barton for Goulburn and Yass region (based…

Funding provides lift-off for gliding possum projects

A suite of projects to conserve gliding possums and their habitat has received a welcome boost with the announcement of two major grants totalling almost $650,000 from the NSW Government and South East Local Land Services. The grants will be used by the Kanangra-Boyd to Wyangala (K2W) partnership to roll-out the Glideways program – a…

K2W wraps-up a successful year at Annual Forum

    The Kanangra-Boyd to Wyangala partnership (K2W) wrapped up a successful year at its Annual Forum at Jenolan Caves on 10 December.   Over 43 people including local landholders, researchers, government agencies, and conservationists attended the one-day forum to hear from a range of motivating speakers.   “It was an inspirational day which left…

Murnongs on menu for AGM & Dinner

The Upper Lachlan Catchment Coordinating Committee recently held its AGM at the Breadalbane Hall. Over 40 people attended the meeting and stayed on for a dinner with Guest Speaker award winning author Bruce Pascoe. Nerida Croker was re-elected as chair and gave a lengthy talk on the achievements of the ULCCC Inc and Regional Landcare…

Rivers of Carbon successful in Goulburn District

We are delighted that the New South Wales Environmental Trust has awarded a grant for Rivers of Carbon – Goulburn District River Linkages.  This project will be part of the broader Rivers of Carbon (www.riversofcarbon.org.au) initiative that works across the Southern Tablelands and focuses on connecting and linking riparian rehabilitation projects (undertaken over the past…

Funding available for local community projects in the Abercrombie Catchment

The Kanangra-Boyd to Wyangala (K2W) partnership is offering $100,000 of funding to community groups in the Abercrombie Catchment who want to get involved in protecting and restoring natural connections in priority areas. Grants of up to $15,000 will be provided through K2W’s Community Grants Program to help raise awareness and enhance habitat in the K2W…