Bush Heritage Blog

Welcome to our blog. This is where you can stay up to date with news, observations, photography and more from our ecologists, reserve managers and others around the country.

Recent blog posts

Blues for the Bush 2016

Delights of the beautiful Charles Darwin Reserve were shared with over 1,400 people on the weekend at Blues for the Bush 2016. This fantastic event brought together people from around WA and further afield to learn about our conservation effort in the rangelands and to be inspired by nature, amazing art, music, food and creativity. Read more »

Boolcoomatta woolshed

Cultural layers cross all the lands and Boolcoomatta is no different.  The massive stone woolshed at Boolcoomatta is coming up to 150 years old. With this in mind we've put out a call to skilled volunteers from the Broken Hill community to help us with ongoing maintenance of this magnificent building. During a recent working bee, the woolshed had a clean out as part of an assessment of… Read more »

Spring visitors enjoy Naree

Winter has been kind to Naree Station reserve, bringing plentiful rain and turning the landscape into an emerald green paradise. We've been busy hosting visitors, volunteers and workers through the cooler months, including a donor visit in August and a tagalong-tour in September. Read more »

Dragon vs cat

The Central Bearded Dragon (Pogona vitticeps) is one of our favourite species here at Boolcoomatta. As you can see by the images, we are very fond of this ancient species, catch them to remove ticks, and hug and kiss them if the chance presents itself. With increased efforts on feral cat control, we're recovering all stomach samples. In one cat alone we found two dragons, along with an… Read more »

A rewarding week volunteering at Bon Bon Station Reserve

Jenny Taylor and friends recently volunteered at Bon Bon Station Reserve. They were working with Kate Holmes (Bon Bon Station Reserve Field Officer) on the Bettong Recovery Program. Here Jenny provides an account of her time at Bon Bon. Our experience of Bon Bon with Kate was fantastic. The property looks spectacular and is having one of its best years for a while, according to… Read more »

Birriliburu and Kiwirrkurra Rangers head to Canberra

The National Threatened Species Commissioner Gregory Andrews invited Indigenous Rangers Rita Cutter, Nolia Napangarti-Ward and her daughter Jodie Ward to Canberra. He asked them to speak about the important work Indigenous Rangers are undertaking across Australia to protect threatened species, manage threats such as feral cats and foxes and strengthen their cultural knowledge and connection to country. Read more »

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