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2010 newsletters

Published 05 Jan 2010 

Summer 2010

  • The art of birdwatching
    If you hear some strange sounds escaping Glen Norris’s lips, he’s just practising his birdcalls.
  • Catch me if you can
    The bridled nailtail wallaby is as elusive as an animal gets.
  • Tracks in the dunes
    Nella Lithgow describes her work with husband Mark at Cravens Peak and Ethabuka reserves.
  • Residence for reptiles
    With some nifty thinking there are ways to offer reptiles habitat while Yarrabee’s trees grow.
  • Two decades of desert
    Chris Dickman from the University of Sydney on Ethabuka.
  • From the CEO
    Every time I get on a plane I aim for a window seat and even at 30,000 feet it's clear there's much to be done to better manage our extraordinary landscape. As a part of Bush Heritage, we are in a position to make such a difference.

Spring 2010

  • Nature farmers
    Emma and Peter Ashton live a different kind of life on Boolcoomatta.
  • Mission ecological
    Not everyone’s job description includes saving a species.
  • Flying high
    The sound of helicopter blades at Yourka hails a new approach to fire.
  • In the spotlight
    The elusive Eyrean grasswren has been lured into the spotlight at Ethabuka.
  • Fit for a king
    The protection of a tiny island near Tasmania is the legacy of one man.
  • Supporter spot
    Most days, Dale Fuller looks out from the veranda knowing he’s the only person for miles around. But earlier this year, he played host to a crowd.
  • From the CEO
    At first glance, the malleefowl didn't strike me as a bird with much chance of long-term survival, but it didn’t take long to realise I was selling the creature short. 

Winter 2010

  • A trailblazing, tree-hopping marsupial?
    How the tiny red-tailed phascogale has become a trailblazer in our history.
  • Two men and a boat
    Max Tischler and Adam Kerezsy took a boat on their recent trip to the Simpson Desert.
  • Trees worth their weight in carbon
    At Chereninup Creek a forest of young trees has taken its place in the conversation about carbon.
  • Life on the edge
    How do southern hairy-nosed wombats cope with the heat? They're big-bodied and don't like company, but crowd in with their mates on one of the hottest and driest places on earth.
  • Life on Goonderoo
    Who needs TV when you’ve got a backyard like Goonderoo Reserve?
  • From the CEO
    An experience on two reserves in the rangelands of South Australia highlighted the critical nature of partnerships in achieving our conservation work.

Autumn 2010

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