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2004 newsletters

Published 05 Jan 2004 

Summer 2004 newsletter
Summer 2004
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Summer 2004

  • Our first reserve in Victoria
    Fundraising team member Kate Fitzherbert travelled to north-central Victoria to visit our first reserve in the state.
  • Ethabuka – just add water
    Landscape Ecologist Phil Cullen explores the arid-zone ecology of the plants and animals at Ethabuka, Queensland.
  • Green Corps at work
    Carl Rudd, our Contract Reserve Overseer for Queensland, reports on the work of the Green Corps teams.
  • From the CEO
    Doug Humann on Bush Heritage moving to Melbourne and the completion of the annual audit, which confirmed it's been a phenomenal year.
Spring 2004 newsletter
Spring 2004
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Spring 2004

  • Gondwana Link revisited
    Conservation Programs Manager Stuart Cowell describes a crucial habitat area in the Fitzgerald to Stirling stage of Gondwana Link – hopefully, our next reserve
  • Visiting Bush Heritage reserves
    Conservation Partnerships Program Coordinator Nathan Males and Reserve Visitation Officer Karen Harrland bring us up to date on opportunities to visit.
  • Funding the future
    Bequest Officer Anne Peedom spoke with a special supporter
  • Hunter Island update
  • Volunteer rangers
  • From the CEO - Doug Humann
    Our newest acquisitions – Ethabuka and Reedy Creek in Queensland, demonstrate our flexibility.
Winter 2004 newsletter
Winter 2004
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Winter 2004

  • New Reedy Creek Reserve, Queensland
    A gift of 452 hectares of remnant vegetation and coastal habitats in one of Queensland’s prime coastal zones will be our next reserve.
  • Impressions of Brogo
    Photographer Wayne Lawler visited Brogo Reserve in the Bega Valley of New South Wales in June 2003.
  • Ethabuka – a new era
    Ecologist Murray Haseler was the first staff member at Ethabuka Reserve.
  • Charles Darwin Reserve one year on
    Drought, baking heat, flood and tempest, as well as many notable events involving goats, have kept reserve manager Leigh Whisson and his wife Jackie Courtenay wondering what will happen next.
  • From the CEO - Doug Humann
    Our reserves are not islands in the surrounding terrain but a part of the broader landscape. It's important we're a positive influence beyond our reserve boundaries.
Autumn 2004 newsletter
Autumn 2004
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Autumn 2004

  • From outback to ocean – a new island reserve
    Having just purchased Ethabuka in the outback, we're now contracted to purchase the grazing lease on Hunter Island in Bass Strait.
  • Carnarvon Station Reserve three years on
    Carnarvon has seen a dramatic change in management style in the past three years and, like a chameleon, is changing its colours and patterns in response.
  • From the CEO
    2004 is off to a flying start and Doug Humann has updates that include new interpretive signs at our Liffey Valley reserves and a new agreement with the Indigenous Land Corporation (ILC).
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