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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15th August 2016 – Albury Conservation Company joins Edge Pledge to raise funds for Squirrel Glider conservation.

EDGE PLEDGE IS HERE! Today marks the national launch of Edge Pledge, the exciting and brand new fundraising platform devoted entirely to the conservation of threatened native wildlife. Albury Conservation Company is one of a select group of environmental organisations nationally to be involved in the launch of Edge Pledge. We are raising awareness and […]

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11th August 2016 – Workshop held to develop a Squirrel Glider Monitoring Plan for Thurgoona Wirlinga

More than 20 local organisations, researchers, landowners, and community groups converged on the National Environment Centre to contribute towards a long term monitoring plan for Thurgoona’s Squirrel Glider‬ population. The Monitoring Plan, currently in draft, is being developed by the Australian Research Centre for Urban Ecology (ARCUE) and is being funded by ‪Albury Conservation Company‬ and […]

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4th May 2015 – The Border Mail article – Handy blokes give gliders new homes

The Border Mail newspaper in Albury continue to show an interest in Albury Conservation Company’s activities, this time we are really pleased they have shone a light on the great work of Thurgoona Men’s Shed in designing and building nestboxes for our ‘Squirrel Gliders Urban Nest Box Project’. To read the article click here. Boxes […]

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28th April 2015 – Squirrel Glider Urban Nest Box Project update

The 100 nest boxes for Squirrel Gliders being built by the Thurgoona Men’s Shed are starting to be installed in backyards of Thurgoona and Splitter’s Creek. Albury Conservation Company is managing the project on behalf of the Slopes to Summit (S2S) partnership of the Great Eastern Ranges Initiative with funds from the NSW Government’s Environmental […]

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2nd February 2015 – Sloane’s Froglet Interim Habitat Guide & Management Recommendations (NSW Office of Environment & Heritage, 2014)

The NSW Office of Environment & Heritage has just released an ‘Interim Habitat Guide & Management Recommendations’ document for the Sloane’s Froglet (Crinia sloanei), a threatened amphibian and local resident of Thurgoona / Wirlinga. The document has been authored by Alexandra Knight from Charles Sturt University under the guidance of the Sloane’s Froglet Working Group (SFWG), an […]

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3rd January 2015 – Border Mail article “Nest boxes keep our squirrels gliding”

The Albury Conservation Company’s Squirrel Glider Urban Nest Box Project was in The Border Mail today. The article features Paul Frauenfelder, a resident at Thurgoona Park who is taking part in the project. Click here to read the article.

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4th December 2014 – Albury Conservation Company secures $54,560 in funding to study and conserve hollow-bearing trees in Thurgoona / Wirlinga

Albury Conservation Company has just received news that it was successful in securing $54,560 from the NSW Government’s Environmental Trust (Education Stream) for the project “Urban Developers constructing a hollow future for Albury’s wildlife“. This two-year project aims to increase retention of hollow-bearing trees (HBTs) in Thurgoona/Wirlinga through collaboration with key stakeholders that have responsibilities […]

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20th November 2014 – Launch of the ‘Squirrel Glider Urban Nest Box Project’ – Now seeking interested residents in Thurgoona and Splitters Creek, NSW

                Do you live in a built up area of Thurgoona or Splitters Creek, NSW? Do you want to help conserve local Squirrel Gliders, a native animal threatened with extinction? Does your property have a large tree that is within safe gliding distance (approx 40m) to gum trees in a […]

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