‘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

Breakfast with the birds: Citizen scientists wanted for summer surveys

From breathtaking raptors to singing warblers and tiny treecreepers the Upper Lachlan has over 200 species of birds. Prior to land clearing the area had good quality habitat to support the specific requirements of species like the Powerful Owl; environmental groups are working with citizen scientists to find out where the landscape has been depleted […]

By |March 19th, 2023|Events|Comments Off on Breakfast with the birds: Citizen scientists wanted for summer surveys

Native species recovery in the Southern Tablelands

K2W Link with Upper Lachlan Landcare are supporting and restoring native plant species in a series of late summer seed collection and propagation workshops. The workshops are aimed at those interested in growing native tubestock on-farm for shelter belts and revegetation or small-scale plantings for a garden setting.

There are many important reasons to plant natives on […]

By |February 3rd, 2023|Events|Comments Off on Native species recovery in the Southern Tablelands

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

The K2W Link Inc held its annual forum on Tuesday, December 6, 2022, in Goulburn with keynote speaker award-winning director, writer and presenter Damon Gameau. Other key speakers included local regenerative farming champions, ecologists and First Nations people who are regenerating country and community through traditional ecological knowledge and cultural practices. The forum featured examples […]

By |February 3rd, 2023|Events|Comments Off on Watch: Regenerating country, culture and communities in the Great Eastern Ranges, K2W Link

K2W Link 2022 Annual Forum 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 program here: K2W Annual Forum program

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

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