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

‘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

Advice and assistance for bushfire affected Curraweela residents

AAC chief executive officer Jo Marshall with Christian Wythes from South East Local Land Services, ecologist Lesley Peden and K2W Link Inc project officer Mary Bonet at the Curraweela bushfire recovery workshop.

A bushfire recovery workshop for landholders impacted by the recent Curraweela bushfire was held on Friday, June 16 at Taralga Memorial Hall, hosted by […]

By |July 9th, 2023|Conservation|Comments Off on Advice and assistance for bushfire affected Curraweela residents

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