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K2W six years in to the Bushconnect program

Around six years ago, the K2W Glideways Link Partnership, which supports conservation in the Kanangra-Boyd to Wyangala area, partnered with projects in the NSW Great Eastern Ranges to replenish green corridors, restore riparian areas and give native wildlife a fighting chance of survival. 

The NSW Government supported the project through its Environmental Trust, the K2W Glideways […]

By |May 14th, 2022|Conservation|Comments Off on K2W six years in to the Bushconnect program

Glideways group provides revolutionary nest boxes to landholders along the K2W corridor

The K2W Glideways project has teamed up with conservation start-up Habitat Innovation and Management to install Habitech nest boxes for wildlife populations across the Greater Blue Mountains to Wyangala Dam.
Project officer Mary Bonet is trialling an advanced type of artificial hollow designed by ecologist Mick Callan that will provide new homes for a range of […]

By |December 18th, 2021|Conservation|Comments Off on Glideways group provides revolutionary nest boxes to landholders along the K2W corridor

Environmental theatre hits the stage with pet cats in the spotlight

A south-coast theatre group is tackling environmental issues in an educational play for primary school-aged children, focusing on biodiversity and the domestic cat.

The creative directors at the Eaton Gorge Theatre Company (EGTC) are behind the production of It’s Cats Play – A Catastrophic Story, a stage show about cats.

The live show, video, and learning activities […]

By |November 19th, 2021|Creative|Comments Off on Environmental theatre hits the stage with pet cats in the spotlight

Restoring country, culture and community post-fire in the Greater Blue Mountains

Landholders, local businesses and wildlife in the Greater Blue Mountains and upper Abercrombie Catchment will soon benefit from a suite of post-fire recovery activities aimed at strengthening community and landscape resilience, andreducing the impacts of future environmental disasters.

The Blue Mountains is one of four landscapes that will receive support from a new, large-scale effort to […]

By |November 14th, 2021|Grants|Comments Off on Restoring country, culture and community post-fire in the Greater Blue Mountains

Goulburn volunteers helping to save vulnerable bird species

Surveys being conducted by volunteer bird-watchers near Goulburn are aiding the conservation efforts and management of National Parks. In particular, catching a glimpse of the vivid red plumage of the Scarlet Robin is helping to protect the wildlife along the Kanangra-Boyd to Wyangala Link (K2W).

Volunteers from the Goulburn Field Naturalists are tracking and monitoring bird […]

By |November 14th, 2021|Conservation|Comments Off on Goulburn volunteers helping to save vulnerable bird species

Ecologists confirm K2W as an important refuge for Greater Gliders

Nearly two years on from the bushfires, heatwaves and drought important populations of vulnerable gliding possums have been seen in the National Parks and Reserves in the Bigga and Tuena area.

Between Spring 2020 and Autumn 2021, ecologists Peter and Judy Smith surveyed arboreal mammals, including gliding possums, in the Kanangra-Boyd to Lake Wyangala (K2W) corridor.

The […]

By |November 14th, 2021|Conservation|Comments Off on Ecologists confirm K2W as an important refuge for Greater Gliders