AABR is off to Kylies Beach on 18th-19th May to celebrate, with the mid-north coast NPA, Australia’s longest running Bitou eradication project.
AABR is off to Kylies Beach on 18th-19th May to celebrate, with the mid-north coast NPA, Australia’s longest running Bitou eradication project. For forty years bush regenerators in various guises, (volunteers, contractors and NPWS staff) have been working around Diamond Head in Crowdy Bay National Park dealing with the legacy of sand mining restoration which [...]
Fig 1: The Fingal Head trial plot where buffalo grass was sprayed and slashed. After persistent follow up about 90% cover of natives has regenerated. Species include prickly couch, native violet, native lobelia, blady grass, plectranthus and native rats tail. Very small numbers of a few grassland forbs (including golden everlasting daisy) were planted. Photo: [...]
Fig 1 (left image): 1995: Degraded paddock prior to Phoenix Flats (Photo KWRP) Fig 2 (right image): 2001: Forming Phoenix Flats (Photo KWRP) Kooragang Wetland Rehabilitation Project has created 10ha of coastal saltmarsh, Phoenix Flats, from a degraded, disused paddock. The site is adjacent to a tidal creek on Ash Island 15km west of Newcastle in the [...]
Fig 1 (left image). Control burn of ESBS at North Head (Photo Sydney Harbour Federation Trust) Fig 2 (right image). Regeneration of ESBS occurring after a burn at North Head. (Photo Sydney Harbour Federation Trust) Eastern Suburbs Banksia Scrub (ESBS) is a nationally and state-listed Endangered Ecological scrub and heath vegetation community confined to deep, [...]
Fig Top Left Part of the rainforest plantation at the private property owned by Jephcotts - 2006 (Photo Mark Dunphy); Fig Top Right. EnviTE map of the Big Scrub showing remnants, camphor and corridors (Map Paul O’Connor, EnviTE Environment) The Big Scrub is an area of subtropical rainforest in north coast NSW on deep volcanic soils. Believed [...]