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Community strengthens riparian areas and wildlife corridors on the Crookwell River

In April, around fifteen volunteers aged between 3 and 70 helped plant native trees and shrubs at an award-winning Land for Wildlife property near Crookwell.

The community-tree planting event was coordinated by the K2W Link as part of Cores, Corridors and Koalas – a partnership between The Great Eastern Ranges and WWF-Australia to restore and connect […]

By |May 10th, 2024|Conservation|Comments Off on Community strengthens riparian areas and wildlife corridors on the Crookwell River

Watch: Scientists track flying fox migration for conservation

Scientists say Australia’s iconic Grey-headed flying foxes are abandoning traditional migratory routes and establishing camps in unexpected locations in the central west and southern tablelands. This behaviour is a symptom of climate change and habitat loss, putting both animals and communities under strain.

In rural areas, including Goulburn, around 1500 Grey-headed flying foxes frequently colonise the trees […]

By |April 3rd, 2024|Conservation, Events|Comments Off on Watch: Scientists track flying fox migration for conservation

Beekeepers learn sustainable hive management

On Saturday, January 21, K2W Link hosted a workshop, Bees, Blooms and Beyond, with Belinda Foley from Beelinda’s BeeHive for people to learn about beekeeping and the sustainable management of honey bees at Narrawa Hall.

This event is part of a series of Land for Wildlife talks jointly run by K2W Link and supported through the […]

By |February 14th, 2024|Events|Comments Off on Beekeepers learn sustainable hive management

Connecting corridors from the west to the Great Dividing Range

The Kanangra-Boyd to Wyangala Conservation Partnership (K2W Link) is extending the boundaries of the Kanangra-Boyd to Wyangala (K2W) wildlife corridor following the Lachlan (Galari) River into the Cowra local government area and connecting the Great Eastern Ranges and the Western Woodlands Way.

Since 2012, K2W Link has supported wildlife conservation following the line of the Abercrombie […]

By |January 17th, 2024|Conservation|Comments Off on Connecting corridors from the west to the Great Dividing Range

Take part in the Great Southern Bioblitz – Goulburn Mulwaree and Upper Lachlan

This weekend is the Great Southern Bioblitz, and you’re invited to take part in this epic citizen science event.

K2W Link is the area manager for the Upper Lachlan and Goulburn Mulwaree areas. Other parts of the K2W link are managed by Central Tablelands (this includes Cowra, Bathurst, Blayney, and Oberon).

The purpose of the Great Southern Bioblitz is to […]

By |November 22nd, 2023|Conservation|Comments Off on Take part in the Great Southern Bioblitz – Goulburn Mulwaree and Upper Lachlan

Conservation champions and volunteers team up for wildlife protection

Around 20 corporate volunteers from Australian furniture retailer Koala, WWF-Australia, ambassador Victoria Lee, Great Eastern Ranges and International Volunteers for Peace helped farmers plant trees for local wildlife at an award-winning Land for Wildlife property near Crookwell in October.

The community-tree planting event was coordinated by the Kanangra-Boyd to Wyangala partnership (K2W Link) as part of […]

By |November 8th, 2023|Conservation|Comments Off on Conservation champions and volunteers team up for wildlife protection

Nature photography exhibition: Capturing the wild orchid

Native Orchids of the Southern Tablelands photo exhibition and live talk with photographer John Weatherstone.
This event will be held on Thursday, October 12, at 7pm at the Hume Conservatorium.
This exhibition is jointly run by K2W Link and supported through the Cores, Corridors and Koalas – a partnership between the Great Eastern Ranges and WWF- Australia […]

By |October 10th, 2023|Creative|Comments Off on Nature photography exhibition: Capturing the wild orchid

Arts and environmental theatre in Crookwell schools on National Threatened Species Day

Primary school students in Crookwell learn about environmental issues in an educational play focusing on biodiversity and responsible pet ownership on National Threatened Species Day, September 7.

Nearly 230 young people, aged between 3 to 12 years old, from Crookwell Public School, Crookwell Early Learning Centre and St Mary’s Primary School watched the production of It’s Cats […]

By |September 12th, 2023|Events|Comments Off on Arts and environmental theatre in Crookwell schools on National Threatened Species Day

‘Better than expected’: Endangered Southern Greater Gliders endure in parts of the Blue Mountains

A recent survey in the Greater Blue Mountains has found significantly increased populations and good post-fire recovery of the Southern Greater Glider in the vicinity of Wombeyan Karst Conservation Reserve. With the 2019-2020 Black Summer bushfires resulting in an estimated 60% decline in the species in the region, these results are encouraging.

The survey provides key […]

By |September 6th, 2023|Conservation|Comments Off on ‘Better than expected’: Endangered Southern Greater Gliders endure in parts of the Blue Mountains

National Wattle Day: The benefits of using wattle in revegetation projects

The fields are alight with wattle blooms signalling spring’s start. In the Kanangra-Boyd to Wyangala Link (K2W), ten wattles are flowering this National Wattle Day, including the Red stemmed Wattle (Acacia rubida) the Western Silver Wattle (Acacia decora) the Green Wattle (Acacia decurrens) often mistakenly called the Early Black Wattle, and Chalkers Wattle (Acacia chalkeri) which grows in a small […]

By |September 1st, 2023|Conservation|Comments Off on National Wattle Day: The benefits of using wattle in revegetation projects