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2016 newsletters

Published 05 Jan 2016 


Summer 2016

Winter 2016

  • How the West will be won
    Welcome to Hamelin Station Reserve, nestled in the rangelands of Western Australia, where the stunning beauty of the landscape conceals an urgent need for conservation.
  • From the CEO
    "Watching the sun setting over Hamelin Pool and wandering the complex network of spinifex woodland and shrubland tree-heath you can’t help but feel truly connected to this ‘big sky’ landscape."
  • Life on the edge
    For the vulnerable endemic species found on Hamelin, the old saying “it’s a small world” couldn’t be more apt. With suitable habitat a precious rarity, careful land management is vital.
  • Hamelin Pool: the key to our past
    Over billions of years, a complex interaction between climate and environment at Hamelin Pool has created the miracle of ‘living fossils’ called Stromatolites.
  • Our priorities and challenges
    The Hamelin team will be tackling urgent priorities to help ease pressure on the degraded landscape so regeneration can begin.
  • The people that live and breath Hamelin
    Our team at Hamelin share their thoughts on the property and the role they’ll play in protecting it.
  • A research hub of the future
    Hamelin Station Reserve is already a hive of research activity. Its location and unique ecological values have put it on the scientific map. But this is just the beginning.
  • Passing muster
    For more than 130 years Hamelin was home to sheep and goats. Its new future has meant removing stock.

Autumn 2016

  • Maggie nose best
    Meet Maggie, a four-legged friend working hard to protect the world’s only known population of Night Parrots on our newest reserve.
  • From the CEO
    Twenty-five years ago, a small group of people changed the fate of a precious block of forest, destined otherwise for timber harvesting.
  • Happy 10th birthday Cravens Peak
    In 2016, Cravens Peak celebrates its 10th birthday, and the remarkable people that have brought it this far.
  • Discovering the Dugong
    At a training camp in the Kimberley a team of scientists and indigenous rangers joined forces to fight for the Dugong.
  • By the light of the moon
    At Reedy Creek Reserve in Queensland, volunteer Gary Simpson is helping monitor and protect Loggerhead Turtles.
  • Apples and androids: The future of wildlife monitoring?
    Volunteer Tom Sjolund is exploring how old smartphones could help with wildlife monitoring.
  • Bob Brown’s photographic journey of our reserves
    After leaving Parliament in 2012, our founder Bob Brown and his partner Paul Thomas drove 19,000kms around Australia, visiting more than 1 million hectares of Bush Heritage Australia managed properties.