Ray Thomas will share his expertise in Seymour.LESLEY DALZIEL June 6, 2014 3:23am
Whiteheads Creek Landcare Group will host the latest event of its ‘‘Nest-boxes for Wildlife’’ project on June 13.
The afternoon will start at Seymour Bushland Park, Telegraph Rd entrance, at 4
All welcome, for part or all of the program.
Some of the special animals still sharing our landscape with us are sugar and squirrel gilders and brush-tailed phascogales.
They need hollows to live in and also need understorey wattles in particular as well as old trees.
To help them the group has installed nestboxes along Lambing Gully Rd and also has planted trees and understorey where there were significant gaps in the roadside corridor.
Mr Thomas, the guest speaker, will be familiar to many.
He has many years of experience in conservation and in running a highly successful nest box and revegetation project in the Lurg Hills.
In 2009 he was awarded the prestigious Conservationist of the Year by the Australian Geographic Society, in recognition of his 20 years of work on Regent Honeyeater Project near Benalla.
Under his watch, the project has become one of the most active volunteer conservation projects in the nation, involving roughly 28
This is going to be a wonderful interactive community experience with ample opportunity to talk to Mr Thomas and learn more.
To attend, phone Carolyn on 5792
— Lesley Dalziel
Whiteheads Creek Landcare Group
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