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Long-nosed Potoroo found in Ngunya Jargoon IPA

Individuals of a population of the Long-nosed Potoroo were recently captured in the Ngunya Jargoon IPA by ecologist David Milledge who has been conducting an ecological monitoring survey on the property over the past 2 years as part of the Firesticks Project. David caught the potoroos in cage traps in November, and ear clips of tissue […]

December 22nd, 2014|Categories: News, Ngunya Jargoon|Tags: , |

Peregrine Falcons in the Willows and Boorabee IPA

As part of the project delivery, Firesticks has established a series of long term monitoring plots within four of the IPAs. Research in these plots is focused on monitoring the response to fire of a number of vertebrate fauna groups, particularly low and ground foraging birds, terrestrial small mammals and low foraging micro-bats.  Systematic standard survey […]

December 22nd, 2014|Categories: News, Willows Boorabee|Tags: , , |

Managing Invasive Weeds with Fire – Seteria Grass Trials Minyumai 

Setaria (Setaria sphacelata var. sericea) is a legacy of the grazing era, a highly invasive grass of wetlands and a very persistent weed which makes it difficult to treat. The Firesticks Project is supporting Minyumai IPA in managing the weed through the establishment of an ongoing trial to determine the optimum method of removal and to […]

November 24th, 2014|Categories: Minyumai, News|Tags: , , |