New feral cat program at Charles Darwin Reserve
ABC 7.30, 10 December 2012
A three-year project to trial hand-delivery of baits at Bush Heritage's Charles Darwin Reserve in South West Western Australia aims to reduce feral cats numbers and investigate the most effective on-ground solution to controlling feral cats and the threat they pose to Australia’s biodiversity. The project is a collaboration between Bush Heritage, Earthwatch and Edith Cowan University.
Watch the video on the ABC 7.30 website.
Protecting the Kimberley's natural wealth
Ecos, 20 August 2012
A new ten-year ‘Healthy Country' agreement between private conservation organisation, Bush Heritage Australia, and Wunambal Gaambera Traditional Owners in the north-west Kimberley will protect more than 160 plants and animals found nowhere else on earth.
Read the story on the Ecos website.
Northern Kimberley displays jewels of cultural conservation
ABC 7:30, 14 August 2012
Bush Heritage is working with the Wunambal Gaambera as they protect the environment and cultural heritage sites across their vast Uunguu Indigenous Protected Area - one of the world's most spectacular and remote regions. Wunambal Gaambera Healthy Country Manager Tom Vigilante and Ranger Sylvester Mangolomara explain how our partnership with the Wunambal Gaambera is assisting them as they care for the land using both traditional and modern land management methods.
Watch the video on the ABC website.
Hope springs eternal for besieged blue-eye
The Sydney Morning Herald, 9 June 2012
It's always rush hour in Edgbaston's shallow springs. Black bugs and sheer shrimps dart across soft, fine sand at a frenetic pace. The chrome-coloured red-finned blue-eye fish stick together in silent, synchronised schools. When they move, they move with urgency. Frogs launch themselves like rockets. Only snails live life at, well, snail's pace.
Read the story and watch the video on Sydney Morning Herald website.
Army of volunteers beats rabbit plague
Canberra Times, 9 June 2012
Meaner than myxomatosis, more calculating that calicivirus, the latest weapon against Australia's exploding rabbit numbers has scored an 80 per cent strike rate near Canberra.
Read the story on The Canberra Times website.
Rude health returns to once-barren land
The Australian, 9 April 2012
Six years after beginning a project to turn back the environmental clock on an expanse of the South Australian outback denuded by sheep grazing, over Easter scientists got the chance to survey the results of their efforts.
Read the story and watch the video on The Australian's website.
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