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Blog Post - Restoring Nest Boxes in Plenty Gorge Park

Plenty Gorge Park is a refuge for arboreal marsupials including Feathertail Gliders, Sugar Gliders and importantly the Brushtail Phascogale (FFG listed and vulnerable both in Victoria and nationally). Existing nest boxes at PGP were in poor condition & significant areas of vegetation lacked old growth eucalypts with hollows for nesting and breeding sites.  

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Blog Post - Eastern Bristlebirds' Grassland Battle

Helmet Ridge in NSW is grassy open forest and wetland habitat that is home to the threatened Eastern Bristlebird. Environmental weeds and the resulting reduction of tall native grasses has made their survival in the area increasingly difficult. 

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Blog Post - Restoring Access to Historic Gogerly's Cottage

On a ridge overlooking Port Hacking within Royal National Park in southern Sydney is Gogerly's Cottage. The oldest surviving house in the Sutherland Shire was constructed between 1846 and 1856 by ex-convict Charles Gogerly. Of major historical significance, the cottage has had extensive conservation work but little information was available to the public who visited the site. Access to the cottage was also degraded. 

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Blog Post - Ensuring the Future Recovery of the Malleefowl

 The National Malleefowl Recovery Plan was implemented to secure existing Malleefowl populations across the states where they live and downgrade their status from Vulnerable to Conservation Dependent. Malleefowl are considered threatened in all remaining areas of their range. There are populations in NSW, WA, VIC and SA. 

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Blog Post - Helping the Endangered Western Swamp Tortoise

The Western Swamp Tortoise is one of Australia’s most endangered reptiles. It is only 15 cm in length and is found in Western Australia. Its name is the clue to its unique behaviour – it can only survive in a particular type of swamp with clay and sand that fill with water for only a short period each year. When the swamp dries up, the tortoises aestivate (a type of hibernation) and re-emerge to feed and breed once winter rains start. 

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