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…

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…

K2W Partnership wins environment grant

The Kanangra-Boyd to Wyangala (K2W) Great Eastern Ranges Partnership is delighted to have received $500,000 under the NSW Environmental Trust’s recently announced Bush Connect program. As a successful applicant, the partnership will be funded over a six year period to restore glider habitat and linkages at three sites along the Abercrombie River. The project will…

Woodland Bird Identification and Survey Technique Workshops in the K2W

Monitoring of birds in the temperate woodlands of South-eastern Australia is one of the most important tools for assessing ecological health and resilience in this diverse but scarce habitat type within the Great Eastern Ranges (GER) corridor. It is also a great way to engage with communities in habitat restoration and protection. Traditionally, bird monitoring…

Funding for projects in the Kanangra-Boyd to Wyangala Link

Funding for landholders to reconnect the Kanangra Boyd to Wyangala Link for native wildlife Landholders in the Abercrombie river catchment are being offered a second chance to be part of one of the largest wildlife corridor projects in Australia. The Great Eastern Ranges Initiative has announced a call for expressions of interest from individuals and…

TUSSOCK TAMERS WINNERS ANNOUNCED AND MEET CROOKWELLS GREEN ARMY

Another successful round of Tussock Tamers has come to a conclusion with the drawing of the Tussock Tamers lottery by Federal Member for Hume, Mr Angus Taylor MP, at Crossroads Café on Wednesday 6th November in the presence of Upper Lachlan Shire Weeds officers Paul Brown and Geoff Nicholson, NSW Landcarer of the year, Mr…

Local Landcare and community groups successful in GER grants program

The Great Eastern Ranges Initiative (or ‘GER’ for short) , one of the biggest habitat restoration projects in the world is working with Landcare and community groups in the Abercrombie catchment  on a variety of projects to support the work of local people who are managing threats to the corridor in a project known as…

Lighting the path- 2014 INDIGENOUS FIRE WORKSHOP- CAPE YORK

2014 INDIGENOUS FIRE WORKSHOP- CAPE YORK From the Cape York NRM newsletter Healthy Country Newsletter and video: “In July, Cape York NRM supported the sixth Indigenous Fire Workshop on Cape York. The implementation of traditional Indigenous fire regimes can provide an innovative response to the impacts of these devastating fires using old and proven methods passed down from fire knowledge holders for thousands…

BIOSECURITY ON THE MENU AT TUSSOCK TAMER DINNER

Originally posted on tussocktamers:
A weed biosecurity dinner held in Crookwell recently marked the end of another successful Tussock Tamers campaign. Tussock Tamers has been running for the past 7 years in the Upper Lachlan Shire, a community led Landcare campaign partnered by the Upper Lachlan Shire Council, Local Land Services, Department of Primary Industries-…