Funding success – Wettenhall Environment Trust

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Funding success – Wettenhall Environment Trust

  We are very excited to announce that we have received a $9,400 grant from Wettenhall Environment Trust under their small environmental grant scheme. This funding will be used to purchase an additional 40 motion-sensing wildlife cameras for our Albury Wodonga threatened species monitoring program. This will greatly improve the efficiency of our monitoring program enabling more […]

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Funding success – Communities Environment Program

  We are delighted to announce that we have received a $20,000 grant from the Federal Government’s Communities Environment Program (CEP). Our project ‘Improving management of Albury’s wildlife and habitat using NatureMapr’ was nominated for funding by Hon Sussan Ley MP, Federal Member for Farrer. This project aims to improve knowledge and management of native wildlife […]

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RECRUITING NOW – Board Directors

Do you live in Wodonga (or surrounding areas) and want to help our organisation to continue making a positive impact on Albury Wodonga’s unique environment? APPLY NOW to Join our dynamic and passionate Board of Directors! We are expanding our operations into City of Wodonga and we invite applications from outstanding individuals from Wodonga (and surrounding areas). […]

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Taking nestbox orders now! Thurgoona Mens Shed

  Thurgoona Mens Shed are taking orders now for nestboxes for wildlife affected by the recent devestating bushfires.  Direct all enquiries via [email protected] (attention Rodger Matheson, President)   Thurgoona Mens Shed have been building HIGH QUALITY NESTBOXES for native wildlife SINCE 2014. Their nest box program was kick started by Albury Conservation Company with a $1,000 cheque and […]

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Cross-border endangered species monitoring program in Albury/Wodonga becomes a reality

Albury Conservation Company is jumping for joy to announce that we are expanding our urban wildlife monitoring program into Wodonga, Victoria. What we started in early 2018 as a Squirrel Glider Monitoring Program in Albury (NSW) will now become a cross-border program centred around arboreal mammals in the city’s major urban growth areas – Thurgoona […]

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Changing of the guard at Albury Conservation Company

Albury Conservation Company has a new chairperson There was a significant changing of the guard at Albury Conservation Company’s Annual General Meeting on Thursday 22nd August 2019. David Sexton has handed over the baton of Chairperson to James Jenkins. David is a Thurgoona resident and has been a community member of our Board since 2007. He […]

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Sloane’s Froglet listed as endangered under Federal government legislation

Albury Conservation Company warmly congratulates The Hon Sussan Ley MP (Member for Farrer and Minister for the Environment) for recently amending the list of threatened species and ecological communities under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (EPBC) Act 1999, particularly to include Sloane’s Froglet (Crinia sloanei) – now listed as Endangered. Since 2006, Albury Conservation Company has […]

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Update on the Squirrel Glider Monitoring Program in Albury’s major urban growth area

Year 2 of our Squirrel Glider Monitoring Program across Albury’s major urban growth area has begun. This has been made possible via a three-year financial commitment from Albury City Council. Our ecologist Dylan McWhinney (DM Ecologial) has been busy again over autumn putting up our 30 motion-sensing wildlife cameras at over 60 sites around Thurgoona and […]

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Camera nest boxes – update

We’ve got some exciting news about our camera-equipped nest boxes that were built by Thurgoona Men’s Shed and installed around Thurgoona. We’ve had over 200 photos of Squirrel Gliders using the nest boxes so far, and the quality of the images is improving. The project wouldn’t have been possible without a grant from the Foundation for National […]

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Launch of our end of 2018 fundraising campaign

Albury Conservation Company is very excited to launch our end-of-2018 donor campaign. This is a great opportunity for interested community members to throw their support behind our organisation to empower us to continue advocating for threatened wildlife in Albury. Our mission is to help maintain viable local populations of threatened species through research, on-ground action and […]

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