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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 »

Beautiful Boolcoomatta

In May I travelled to beautiful Boolcoomatta Reserve in South Australia. On my way I was fortunate to meet up with some of our fantastic Adelaide-based volunteers. This was a great chance to meet one another, put a face-to-a-name, and provide an update on the South Australian program. Read more »

Mapping cats at Boolcoomatta

Hi! I’m Emily and I'm a science intern here at Boolcoomatta Reserve in the arid rangelands of South Australia. My primary focus over the next two months is to collect data on the distribution of feral cats here. Read more »

Summer caretaking at Boolcoomatta - a shared experience (part II)

Neil and Kate Stone and their two children, Emily and Daniel, took over the responsibility of caretaking Boolcoomatta Reserve from Meredith and Tony Geyer a few days after Christmas. They spent a day with the Geyers running through the day-to-day duties and then were left to their own devices for a 3-week adventure on one of our most iconic properties. Read more »

Sturt’s Desert Pea

In September we had 104mm of rain at Boolcoomatta, where the annual average is 220mm. In October we had none, and to date, less than 10mm in November. But we're up around 285mm for the year to date, and hope to receive more summer rains to help grass production. Read more »

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