Baiting and trapping results?

Anecdotal evidence from the last 18 months suggest that the 3 seasons of trapping and baiting may be having an effect on possum numbers and behaviour. Twice per year we survey an area of West Cape Howe National Park. This happens over approximately 10 nights. While that data is yet to...

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Healthy Estuaries – new funding available for farmers

 Project area expands to include City of Albany coastal reserves Finally we have funding available to assist farmers to look closely at which nutrients they need to apply and exactly how much is required.  The funding comes in the form of  subsidised soil testing, easy to read fertiliser mapping (done on...

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Fire Project (State NRM funded)

Over the last few years fire has come to the forefront of everyone’s consciousness as we grapple with decreased rainfall and increasing temperatures. TCG has not been involved in this type of project before, but as a community-based organisation, it is an area worthy of our attention. Project activities commenced...

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What’s Happening 

Saturday 5th September   1080 Baiting, Training & Accreditation Workshop book here Monday 14th September  Spring predator control and camera monitoring—West Cape Howe NP more info Monday 14th September  Spring predator control and camera monitoring—CoA coastal reserves more info October school holidays  Possum Printmaking and Fun Facts  ….more information coming soon  

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New funding from Lotterywest 2020-2022

Project area expands to include City of Albany coastal reserves This year Torbay Catchment Group has received $280,576 in funding from Lotterywest to build and expand upon work aimed at reducing threats to the critically endangered Western Ringtail Possum . This brings the total value of this project to $927,078...

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Healthy Eastuaries Funding for Farmers

Watch this space! Funding for farmers under the new Healthy Estuaries program will be available through Torbay Catchment Group soon. Click here for more information on the Healthy Estuaries program

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Baiting and trapping in WCHNP 2019 Report

The Autumn and Spring 2019 camera monitoring, baiting and trapping in West Cape Howe National Park (WCHNP) is complete. This program forms part of the first year of TCG’s 3 year project to address the status of the Western Ring Tail Possum.  The first year of data shows that there...

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Joining the coastal reserves to Redmond State Forest

As part of our ongoing Western Ringtail Possum conservation efforts, we have recently undertaken work to identify the best route to join populations of Western Ringtail Possums along the coast with populations to the north of our catchment.  We identified Redmond State Forest as being the most appropriate end point...

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