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K2W Link 2022 Annual Forum draft program

Regenerating country, culture and communities in the Great Eastern Ranges, K2W Link

Meet the innovators leading the way towards a greener future at K2W Link’s annual forum held at the Goulburn Performing Arts Centre, on Tuesday, December 6.

Download the draft program here: DRAFT K2W Annual Forum 2022 program

At this event, some of the most exciting minds present […]

By |November 22nd, 2022|Events|Comments Off on K2W Link 2022 Annual Forum draft program

Conserving agriculture and nature across continents

An international delegation from the Global Landscape Stewardship Network has joined local farming and conservation champions visiting the award-winning Land for Wildlife property Fairhalt near Crookwell on Saturday, October 29.

The tour was coordinated by the Great Eastern Ranges (GER) and the K2W Inc, with around 30 participants from the United States and representatives from the […]

By |November 5th, 2022|Conservation, Events|Comments Off on Conserving agriculture and nature across continents

Art: Jodie Munday workshops and show in Crookwell

Goulburn region artist and Wiradjuri woman Jodie Munday is exploring humans’ relationships with ecosystems through a series of art workshops and culminating in a thought-provoking exhibition in Crookwell.

‘Fight or Flight’ seeks to question the viewers’ perception of native wildlife by tackling issues of irreversible damage to the environment caused by human activity.

Jodie is urging the […]

By |October 31st, 2022|Events|Comments Off on Art: Jodie Munday workshops and show in Crookwell

K2W in the running for state award

 

K2W Link is a finalist for the 2022 NSW Sustainability Awards (Banksia Awards).

The project, Petaurus Connections, a community-driven initiative working to secure a future for Squirrel Gliders and their habitat in the Abercrombie Catchment of NSW was named a finalist for the NSW Communications for Impact Award.

Mary Bonet, project coordinator said, “we are pleased to […]

By |October 13th, 2022|Awards|Comments Off on K2W in the running for state award

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 Day event on Thursday, September 8.

Children from Bigga, Binda and Laggan public schools joined the students at Taralga Primary School for the program.

As part […]

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

‘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 sign the local population is recovering after the three-year drought from 2017-19, extreme heatwaves and Black Summer bushfires.

In July, the Greater Glider threatened species […]

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

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 August 18.

Costa was joined by students and staff from Tambelin Independent School, Ian Darbyshire the CEO of the Foundation for National Parks and Wildlife, […]

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

Regional officers join wildlife conservation network in Goulburn

The Land for Wildlife (LfW) program has received a welcome boost with eight new recruits joining the private land conservation network.

The new assessors join people from around the state who are helping landholders to protect the biodiversity and wildlife on their properties by offering specialised technical and educational support to members of the scheme.

Amongst the impressive cohort of […]

By |July 19th, 2022|Conservation|Comments Off on Regional officers join wildlife conservation network in Goulburn

PhD student wins research award for wild pathways

This year, at the Conservation in Action 2022 conference, K2W Glideways Petaurus Connections recognised the top students for their contributions to improving environmental outcomes.

The five finalists Kiarrah Smith, Emily Scicluna, Caitlin Gallagher, Felicity Charles and Kate Cornelsen presented their worthy discoveries and research projects at the conference.

Kiarrah, a fourth-year PhD student at the Australian National […]

By |July 5th, 2022|Conservation|Comments Off on PhD student wins research award for wild pathways

New homes for gliding possums and nest box sessions

As part of native habitat restoration, nest boxes have been introduced at Peelwood and Grabine to mimic hollows occurring in mature trees for gliding possums, birds and micro-bats.

These essential nesting areas are designed to provide a stable microclimate for native fauna, ensuring their safety.

Members of Upper Lachlan Landcare were invited to join in the installation […]

By |June 7th, 2022|Conservation|Comments Off on New homes for gliding possums and nest box sessions