Who we are

The Kanangra-Boyd to Wyangala (K2W) Link partnership is a collection of local landholders, commmunities and organisations who have been working since 2012 to reconnect our wildlife and natural resources by creating linkages across the landscape between the Greater Blue Mountains and Wyangala Dam. The K2W Link forms part of the Great Eastern Ranges Initiative, one of the world’s largest conservation projects, that is engaging communities across 3,600km from the Grampians in Victoria, to Far North Queensland.

Why do we care?

The Abercrombie Catchment is home to five of the six species of glider found in Australia. Sadly, they are declining due to habitat loss and fragmentation. Gliders are a unique and special part of the Australian landscape. If we do nothing to assist these iconic marsupials, populations will continue to fall and we will lose them from our landscape forever. Their loss is our loss.


In turn, many other species with similar habitat and conservation needs live within the same area as gliders such as Spotted-tailed Quolls, Flame Robins and Koalas. This means that by meeting the needs of gliders we are also supporting the plants and animals that share their home.

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Our projects

K2W supports a broad range of onground works across different land tenures and community engagement initiatives.

The projects we work on are carefully selected to meet the needs of gliders whilst also conserving the broader environment in which they live.

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K2W Glideways

K2W Glideways is a program aimed at conserving gliders and their habitat through targeted projects.

We work hand-in-hand with local communities, landholders and organisations to create connections for gliders across the landscape.

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Inspiring the next generation

Experience has shown that education helps to instil a greater sense of care for, and connection to nature.

Through the development of fun and informative learning material and opportunities for students to get involved in caring for their local patch of bushland we help to create the next generation of nature carers.

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Latest news
  • Ruth Aveyard

Threatened Species Day: Landcare and K2W helps deliver important environmental message to students

September 15th, 2022|Comments Off on Threatened Species Day: Landcare and K2W helps deliver important environmental message to students

Students from around the Upper Lachlan Shire participated in an interactive educational event that helped to deliver an important message about the environment at Taralga Public School for a Threatened Species […]

  • Greater Glider

‘Recovery is underway’: Greater Glider sightings increase in K2W study area

September 14th, 2022|Comments Off on ‘Recovery is underway’: Greater Glider sightings increase in K2W study area

Greater Gliders (Petauroides volans) have been spotted in increasing numbers in the Kanangra-Boyd to Wyangala wildlife corridor by ecologists, Dr Peter Smith and Dr Judy Smith in a new study.

It’s a […]

  • Drawing Australian Gliders

Television star launches kid’s art book helping to protect Australia’s amazing gliding marsupials

September 1st, 2022|Comments Off on Television star launches kid’s art book helping to protect Australia’s amazing gliding marsupials

Watch: K2W launches Drawing Australian Gliders at Taronga Zoo
Television presenter and gardening guru Costa Georgiadis helped launch a new book featuring Australia’s cutest marsupials, the gliding possum, at Taronga Zoo on […]

K2W Glideways acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land on which we live, learn and work, and pays respect to their Elders past and present, and to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. K2W celebrates the world's oldest living culture and acknowledges that sovereignty was never ceded.