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wildlife protection in Boronia Park & Buffalo Creek reserve

The Trust supports Council’s plans to declare Wildlife Protection Areas (WPAs) in Boronia Park and Buffalo Creek reserves.  WPAs designated under the NSW Companion Animals Act 1998 allow for cats to be prohibited from key wildlife habitat areas. Boronia Park and Buffalo Creek reserves are part of a regionally significant wildlife corridor along the Lane […]
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At home in our remnant bushland …

A little bit of joyous news:  This beautiful female echidna was spotted in Tarban Creek Reserve today – unbelievable but absolutely true. It had been waddling across Gladesville Road. We think it might have a burrow and a youngster so did not try and move it. We just hope it doesn’t get hit by a car […]
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Water Dragon strikes a pose

Australian Water Dragons are out and about in Hunters Hill gardens this spring. The recent drought conditions may be responsible for the visits from these dramatic creatures who are often seen in Brickmakers’ Creek in Boronia Park where there is usually ample flowing water, tree cover and basking sites.  This one trecked 300 meters from […]
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Living with tawny frogmouths

Hunters Hill’s tree canopies provide shelter for lots of magnificent birds, including tawny frogmouths.  This video was filmed in Hunters Hill by Darren and Thalia Broughton for the Birds in backyards YouTube channel.
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