G’day folks, here is a great way that you can contribute to citizen science and help with the eradication of one of the worst feral threats in the country. Feralscan.org.au have just got the rabbit scan part of their project up and running. This is a website where you can register and start recording your
Last week, Land for Wildlife coordinators went to assess a new property for membership. The property, in the racecourse/winery rural area, had some nice specimens of remnant Ironwood and Fork-leaved Corkwood trees. A portion of the property, however, had been used for horse grazing in the past and showed signs of its grazing history, with
The Feral Spotted Turtle-dove trapping workshop today has been a great success with lots of new traps out there ready to catch some ferals. We had a big turnout with around 20 people showing up to learn about the program and find out about trapping feral doves on their property. We had lots of kids
Noogoora Burra has been discovered in Trephina Gorge to the east of Alice Springs. Just another reason to be vigilant that no river sand is brought onto your property and if you have riverine habitat on your property this is another one to be on the lookout for.This is an invasive weed from the Americas
We have had word from some property owners that these invasive weeds are turning up unexpectedly. Often the culprit is river sand. You’ll need to be careful if you’re doing construction work around your home, or if you employ someone else to do it, that river sand is not used as a convenient building product
G’day folks, This is a note to remind you that you need to be extra vigilant that you don’t bring river sand onto Land for Wildlife properties. Often river sand seems like a convenient option for construction projects – mainly for concreting – but it is a common way to inadvertently transport invasive weeds onto
All text & images are by Dave and Bess Nungarrayi Price and are reproduced here by kind permission.
All images and text – Dave Price. Reproduced here by kind permission.
A blog is born! This web page will be yet another way that you can stay in touch with all the projects that the Land for Wildlife team is involved in. As the site grows you’ll have fact sheets, feral control information, workshop news, Land for Wildlife news updated regularly and links to all the most useful