Shining a light on Squirrel Gliders at Table Top reserve

Last Friday night saw 40 local nature lovers brave the weather to search for Squirrel Gliders. And they weren’t disappointed! Under the expert guidance of ecologists Dr Damian Michael and Dylan McWhinney, participants took part in stagwatching and spotlighting activities at Bells Travelling Stock Reserve in Table Top. The reserve is considered one of the […]

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Cat Tracker program update

  Albury Conservation Company, in partnership with Murray Local Land Services and NSW Department of Industry – Lands, brought the Cat Tracker program to Albury as part of the program’s national roll-out. We had a great response to the program with 52 cat owners from Albury and Thurgoona registering interest in volunteering their pet cat […]

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Upcoming event – 31st August 2018 – Squirrel Glider search party!

Bookings are essential: http://squirrelglider.eventbrite.com.au    

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Our search for Squirrel Gliders in Albury’s urban growth corridor has begun!

After years of planning, in June Albury Conservation Company’s wildlife ecologist Dylan McWhinney began installing motion-sensing cameras at sites across Thurgoona / Wirlinga. The subject of the monitoring program is the iconic and ellusive Squirrel Glider. The photo above is one of the first images captured in the program. Recruited in May, Dylan’s task is to coordinate […]

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Industry workshop in Albury concludes local hollow-bearing tree education project

  A workshop targeting the local development industry was held today, hosted by Albury Conservation Company in partnership with Albury City Council and NSW Department of Industry – Lands. The workshop’s theme was hollow-bearing trees (HBTs) – their local distribution and characteristics, and their management in a landscape becoming increasingly urbanised. 24 people attended the […]

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22 January 2018 – Pussycat, pussycat where have you been? Cat Tracker program comes to Albury / Thurgoona

Have you ever wondered how far your beloved cat travels, and where it goes? Well, now’s your chance. Get involved in ‘Cat Tracker’! The ‘Cat Tracker‘ program is coming to Albury and Thurgoona as part of a national roll-out of the program in 2018. The program was successfully trialled in South Australia by Discovery Circle and […]

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3rd November 2017 – Move over Halloween, it’s Holloween time!

Happening Friday 10th November, this twighlight community event in Thurgoona offers locals a FREE BBQ, and a chance to learn about our local hollow-bearing tree mapping project, and to search for Squirrel Gliders and other hollow-dependent wildlife with wildlife expert Dr Damian Michael. The BBQ kicks of at 6:30 and is being run by our […]

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3rd October 2017 – Kicking goals with Edge Pledge

Albury Conservation Company has once again teamed up with ‘Edge Pledge‘ to raise funds to help conserve the Squirrel Glider population under threat in Thurgoona / Wirlinga, the urban growth corridor of Albury, NSW. Our 2017 campaign (which kicked-off on 12th August) has so far raised $3,409 raised by 8 ‘Extinction Fighters’, via 72 generous donors. Amazing effort!! […]

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13th September 2017 – Support our 2017 Edge Pledge campaign!

Albury Conservation Company has once again teamed up with ‘Edge Pledge‘ to raise funds to help conserve the Squirrel Glider population under threat in Thurgoona / Wirlinga, the urban growth corridor of Albury, NSW. Our 2017 campaign (which kicked-off on 12th August) has so far raised $1,609 from 52 generous donations (average donation = $30). These donations have been received […]

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17 July 2017 – NEWS FLASH! Squirrel Glider nest box project on ABC Goulburn Murray and in The Border Mail

In case you’ve been hiding under a rock (or in a nest box), our partnership with Thurgoona Men’s Shed has been big news of late. ABC GOULBURN MURRAY – 14/07/2017 THE BORDER MAIL – 07/07/2017 http://www.bordermail.com.au/story/4778049/squirrel-glider-project-breaks-ground/

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