Baiting to commence in West Cape Howe National Park – May 2019

After 2 weeks of camera trap monitoring to get data about what feral predators are in West Cape Howe National Park, baiting by contractor Mike Butcher of Animal Pest Management is due to commence this Wednesday 15th May in West Cape Howe National Park. Big thanks to everyone at the...

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Protecting Possums through Feral Control

The Torbay Catchment Group has secured 3 years of funding through the State NRM Community Stewardship program, aimed at protecting habitat, raising awareness and surveying populations of critically endangered Western Ringtail Possums. Included is an integrated feral animal control program which received praise by the State NRM panel stating that...

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Muttonbird Beach polluted with microplastics

pictured above – nurdles (plastic beads used in the manufacturing of plastic products) collected TCG working with the Sea Shepherd Marine Debris Team did a beach clean up at Muttonbird Beach on Sunday 3rd June .  At a glance you would think Muttonbird Beach is clean but looks can be deceiving.  One...

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How clean are our beaches?

pictured above – collecting microplastics and nurdles (raw plastic beads used for making plastic products) On Sunday 3rd June TCG in conjunction with the Sea Shepherd Marine Debris Team did a beach clean up at Muttonbird Beach.  At a glance you would think Muttonbird Beach is clean but looks can...

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planting with Woodbury Boston students

Planting with Woodbury Boston – 28 July

Last Friday, 28th July, TCG had the opportunity to team up with Woodbury Boston School to undertake a planting day.  We were lucky enough that it just happened to coincided with the National School Tree Day. It was a real team effort with around 60 students, staff and helpers from Woodbury Boston providing...

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Possums and catchment planning – well attended

TCG recently held two well attended events, one at Little Grove and the other at Torbay.  Both events covered the same two topics – the critically endangered western ringtail possum and the latter segment was aimed at finding out what people value or love about the area.  The information gathered...

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City of Albany tackles dune problems

The City of Albany has been busy making good on a promise to limit damage to the fragile dunes and vegetation between Cosy Corner East and Perkins Beach.  The very small area of beach between the two locations is easily accessed on foot from either end.  Unfortunately over the years...

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