Bush Heritage is a national non-profit organisation that protects Australia’s unique animals, plants and their habitats.

We do this by acquiring and managing land of outstanding conservation value, or by working in partnership with other landowners. Our vision for 2025 is to protect 1 per cent of Australia.

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Blues for the Bush & Open Day

Following the success of last year's inaugural Blues for the Bush and Charles Darwin Reserve Open Day, we will again partner with the Shire of Perenjori to welcome you on October 4.

Monster Murray cod

The upper Murrumbidgee River is home to 3 nationally threatened fish species and we recently discovered a beautiful 93cm Murray cod at Scottsdale Reserve. This fish will be one of the beneficiaries of Scottsdale's carp trapping program.

Platypus rescue

Canoeists paddling through Black Rock Gorge on a mission to control willows along the upper Murrumbidgee River found a 'stranded' juvenile platypus in a sinkhole on the bedrock platform of what's now known as 'platypus falls'.

Orchids replanted

On the 22nd of July a small group of orchid conservationists planted the Stuart Mill spider orchid (Caladenia cretacea) back into the John Colahan Griffin reserve in Victoria.

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Trapdoor spiders

A trapdoor spider burrow has been spotted on Eurardy Reserve (WA). The twigs and leaf litter radiating out from the burrow are fastened with web to the rim of the hole. They're used as 'trip lines' so unassuming insects walking by can be detected by the spider, grabbed and eaten!
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