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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 »

Unlocking our volunteers’ skills

All of us have a unique skill or passion that makes us individual. On Scottsdale Reserve we embrace diversity and thrive on bringing out the skills and passions of our volunteers. Richard Taylor quickly put his hands to an array of tasks, but it wasn’t until we set him the job of building a shadow board that he revealed his unique talent! Read more »

A frog census on Scottsdale

This month has seen two volunteers wandering through the bush on Scottsdale in the semi-darkness, visiting the wetter areas, carrying with them iPads, microphones and thermometers, and performing esoteric rituals. No, we’re not completely crazy, we’re just taking a census of the frog population!   Read more »

Sensational Scottsdale

Scottsdale Reserve really turned on the charm with some beautiful weather to welcome two groups of bequest supporters for an inspirational weekend. Hosted by the charismatic reserve management team of Phil Palmer and Brett Peden and Volunteer Coordinator, Michelle Stook, 27 of our most committed bequest supporters were treated to a diverse tour. Read more »

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