Bush Heritage Blog

Recent blog posts

A long-term committment to weed management

Bush Heritage volunteers have been running an amazing weed removal effort at Charles Darwin Reserve in Western Australia for around 10 years. The Charles Darwin weeds working bee is run twice a year by volunteer leader and weed expert Janet Dufall. Janet her husband Barry travel several hours from Margaret River to Charles Darwin Reserve twice a year to assess the weeds, direct the work and then… Read more »

Connecting language back to Oura Oura

We’re proud to celebrate this year’s NAIDOC week with the theme ‘Our Languages Matter’ that highlights how important it is to keep languages alive and the vital role they have in culture, identity, spirituality and the passing on of cultural knowledge among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.  Read more »

Fencing in the food

Do we really need a fence on our Night Parrot reserve? Fences are a requirement in pastoral rangelands and are vital infrastructure to keep large feral herbivores off reserve, eliminating their impacts on vegetation and critical habitats. Read more »

Scottsdale - winning the war on tussock

In June Peter Ridgeway and Stephanie Chew spent two weeks volunteering on Scottsdale Reserve near Cooma. It was their first taste of volunteering with Bush Heritage Australia. They were interested to learn more about us and to help out by escaping the rat-race and doing some ‘real work’. Following is an account of their volunteer experience. Read more »

Volunteers help to combat cats at Boolcoomatta

Keith Gooley and Peter Caulder are Bush Heritage volunteers with expertise in electronics and a passion for conservation. Keith and Peter are using these skills to help us address one of the biggest threats to Australian wildlife on Boolcoomatta Reserve – feral cats.  Read more »