Stories from the corridor

The Great Eastern Ranges brings landholders, local communities, traditional owners, researchers, organisations and government together to deliver shared conservation goals and aspirations across public and private land. Here are some of the incredible people, groups and projects that are helping to turn the bold vision of the Great Eastern Ranges into reality.
  • Rocklily Wombats: A Refuge for Wildlife
    Rocklily Wombats is a wildlife refuge in the Kanangra-Boyd to Wyangala corridor that rescues, rehabilitates and releases wombats, macropods and other native animals. Owners Dianna and Warwick Bisset have worked to restore and reconnect habitat since the devastating 2019-20 Black Summer bushfires, including through the installation of nest boxes for hollow-dependant wildlife.

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  • Regenerating Toledo
    Since purchasing Toledo, a 200ha merino sheep farm in the NSW Southern Tablelands, Dr Robyn Alders has been working with GER’s regional partnership, Kanangra-Boyd to Wyngala Link and other organisations to improve the health and biodiversity of her property by establishing a production system that works with nature.

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    Restoring nectar-rich trees for animal pollinators
    To boost sources of food for our struggling native birds and bats, GER is working with ecologist Dr Peggy Eby and local communities to restore and reconnect nectar-rich trees across south-eastern Australia.

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  • Saving the platypus of the Coffs Coast Hinterland
    In NSW’s Coffs Coast Hinterland, the Jaliigirr Biodiversity Alliance and its partners are using cutting edge science to monitor platypus and develop projects to help the species to recover in the wake of the Black Summer bushfires.

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  • Planting for koalas at Levenvale Farm
    Georgina Baker and her family have planted over 2,000 trees to restore and connect habitat for koalas and other local wildlife on their farm in the Bellingen valley.

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    Building Glideways in the K2W Link
    Since 2015, the Kanangra-Boyd to Wyangala regional partnership, has been rolling out a suite of GER Glideways projects to conserve gliding possums and their habitat in this important landscape.

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    Restoring the Berry Rainforest
    GER’s Illawarra to Shoalhaven (I2S) partnership and the Berry Landcare Group have been working for over twenty years to restore and maintain an important patch of rainforest.

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  • Squirrel glider urban nest box program
    As part of Albury Conservation Company's 'Squirrel glider urban nest box program', Thurgoona Men’s Shed helped to custom-design, build and test nest boxes for the region's unique gliding possums.

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  • Inspiring the next generation of nature carers
    To inspire the next generation of nature carers, GER's regional partnership, Kanangra-Boyd to Wyangala, together with the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage engaged teachers from local primary schools to develop a curriculum-linked teaching package on wildlife corridors.

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