Edible and medicinal native plant species around the K2W Link

Adam Shipp has decades of experience in land management and native plant use. He is sharing his knowledge of edible and medicinal plants and land management with landholders, government organisations and Landcare.

Adam was a ranger for many years before starting Yurbay a consultancy business. Through Yurbay he is working to pass on knowledge and understanding of […]

By |April 19th, 2023|Conservation|Comments Off on Edible and medicinal native plant species around the K2W Link

Elders mentor young Aboriginal people in cultural burning practices

Cultural burning has been used in Australia for tens of thousands of years to protect and enhance bushland. Now, across Wiradjuri country in the Central Tablelands, a partnership between the Traditional Custodians, Firesticks Alliance Indigenous Corporation, Central Tablelands Local Land Services (CTLLS), and K2W Link is helping train a new generation of Aboriginal people to […]

By |April 5th, 2023|Conservation|Comments Off on Elders mentor young Aboriginal people in cultural burning practices

Nest boxes helping to protect threatened squirrel gliders

Results of nest box monitoring has shown that Squirrel Gliders are using Habitech modular nest boxes installed around the Kanangra-Boyd to Wyangala wildlife corridor at The Angle near Bigga, indicating the local population of the threatened species is thriving.

In late February, K2W Link Inc, with Habitat Innovation and Management ecologists Carl Tippler and Mick Callan, […]

By |March 20th, 2023|Conservation|Comments Off on Nest boxes helping to protect threatened squirrel gliders

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

‘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

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

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