28 February 2018 – 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 event, […]

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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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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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