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by Andrew L
Mon Mar 05, 2012 10:22 am
Forum: Fauna & flora projects
Topic: Regent Honeyeater Updates
Replies: 27
Views: 54587

Re: Regent Honeyeater Updates

Exetel Sponsorship for Regent Honeyeater Project Report for January - February 2012 Work undertaken in past 2 months • Seed collection, cleaning and storage: of the mass of seeds collected over summer. We had a targeted effort to collect from all the rarer species that are poorly represented in our...
by Andrew L
Mon Dec 26, 2011 6:27 pm
Forum: Fauna & flora projects
Topic: Regent Honeyeater Updates
Replies: 27
Views: 54587

Re: Regent Honeyeater Updates

Exetel Sponsorship for Regent Honeyeater Project Report for October - December 2011 Community Involvement • Our major focus this trimester was to complete all our planting sites, and we had mighty assistance from many schools and small groups of university students who came when they could fit it i...
by Andrew L
Mon Nov 21, 2011 9:05 am
Forum: Fauna & flora projects
Topic: Regent Honeyeater Updates
Replies: 27
Views: 54587

Re: Regent Honeyeater Updates

Exetel Sponsorship for Regent Honeyeater Project Report for September - October 2011 Community Involvement • Talk for Swanpool Landcare Gp re ecological balances and how they are good for farming as well as wildlife • Talk for environmental careers forum at Monash University • Project tour for Melb...
by Andrew L
Tue Nov 01, 2011 9:29 am
Forum: Fauna & flora projects
Topic: Western Ground Parrot Upates
Replies: 25
Views: 15858

Re: Western Ground Parrot Upates

Western Ground Parrot Captive Management Project August – October 2011 Over the past three months the captive Western Ground Parrots have continued to be maintained successfully with all birds in good condition. During August, a one year old female (10F01 – “Nellie”) was seen displaying to the one ...
by Andrew L
Tue Oct 25, 2011 9:17 am
Forum: Fauna & flora projects
Topic: Regent Honeyeater Updates
Replies: 27
Views: 54587

Re: Regent Honeyeater Updates

Thankyou to our planting volunteers & end-of-season planting invitation To all our supporters, First and foremost a huge thankyou to the hundreds of willing volunteers who helped make the planting weekends such a powerful force this year. It is truly amazing to see the enthusiasm and sheer strength...
by Andrew L
Fri Oct 21, 2011 8:33 am
Forum: Fauna & flora projects
Topic: Regent Honeyeater Updates
Replies: 27
Views: 54587

Re: Regent Honeyeater Updates

Seasonal comparisons of Gliders in a sample of 240 nest boxes March vs April 2011 17 monitoring zones (entailing 240 boxes) were checked in mid March and then again in mid April. We found changes in box occupancy rates, family group sizes, age classes, and distribution across the terrain. Squirrel ...
by Andrew L
Tue Aug 09, 2011 8:24 am
Forum: Web site
Topic: Error on OT20 order page
Replies: 3
Views: 4420

Re: Error on OT20 order page

Hi Mixer,

The issue has been fixed, thanks for pointing it out!

In regards to the correct information, the OT-20 is $19.50 per month plus $20.00 line rental per month

Thanks,

Andrew
by Andrew L
Tue Aug 02, 2011 9:47 am
Forum: Fauna & flora projects
Topic: Black Cockatoo Rescue Updates
Replies: 9
Views: 8626

Re: Black Cockatoo Rescue Updates

The Black Cockatoo Preservation Society has been very busy rescuing, rehabilitating and releasing sick, injured and orphaned endangered Black Cockatoos since 1998. Since our group has moved to the new centre (Kaarakin) 2 and a half years ago we have been involved in over 600 Black Cockatoos includin...
by Andrew L
Mon Aug 01, 2011 8:44 am
Forum: Fauna & flora projects
Topic: Western Ground Parrot Upates
Replies: 25
Views: 15858

Re: Western Ground Parrot Upates

Western Ground Parrot Captive Management Project Progress Report – July 2011 Winter is the time of year when Western Ground Parrots are preparing to breed in the wild, so the captive WGPs will be watched with great interest over the coming months to study their behaviour and social interactions. Of...
by Andrew L
Thu Jul 07, 2011 9:21 am
Forum: Fauna & flora projects
Topic: Regent Honeyeater Updates
Replies: 27
Views: 54587

Re: Regent Honeyeater Updates

Exetel Sponsorship for Regent Honeyeater Project Report for May - June 2011 Community Involvement • Emailing news to all our volunteers about wild Regents coming to Lurg – 3 sightings now!! • Writing newspaper articles about the sightings • Talk for Deakin Univ Dip Ed students on Envir Educ strateg...
by Andrew L
Thu Jun 09, 2011 9:38 am
Forum: Fauna & flora projects
Topic: Regent Honeyeater Updates
Replies: 27
Views: 54587

Re: Regent Honeyeater Updates

*Update From Ray Thomas* Dear Regent Honeyeater supporters, I've just heard the wonderful news of 2 further Regent Honeyeater sightings in the Lurg Hills, one near the Quarries and the other a few km south of Greta West. The copious Ironbark blossom this year has attracted hordes of honeyeaters, so ...
by Andrew L
Tue May 31, 2011 11:13 am
Forum: Fauna & flora projects
Topic: Western Ground Parrot Upates
Replies: 25
Views: 15858

Re: Western Ground Parrot Upates

**The following was written by the community group dedicated to the recovery of the Western Ground Parrot** Newsupdate no. 48 – May 2011 Friends of the Western Ground Parrot Inc. news ( Sales Edition ) Fund Raising for the Western Ground Parrot Dear readers, I would like to draw your attention to th...
by Andrew L
Tue May 03, 2011 5:34 pm
Forum: Fauna & flora projects
Topic: Regent Honeyeater Updates
Replies: 27
Views: 54587

Re: Regent Honeyeater Updates

Exetel Sponsorship for Regent Honeyeater Project Report for March - April 2011 • Seed collection from 50 or so species, including several rare species. We were also fortunate to gather bulk amounts of many species that have been hard to get in previous dry years. Our aim has been to broaden the gen...
by Andrew L
Thu Mar 31, 2011 9:22 am
Forum: Fauna & flora projects
Topic: Western Ground Parrot Upates
Replies: 25
Views: 15858

Re: Western Ground Parrot Upates

Western Ground Parrot Captive Management Project Progress Report – March 2011 This month, the five newest additions to the captive population were cleared of quarantine after test results for disease came back negative. This meant that they could be moved into the main facility alongside the other ...
by Andrew L
Tue Mar 08, 2011 9:35 am
Forum: Fauna & flora projects
Topic: Regent Honeyeater Updates
Replies: 27
Views: 54587

Re: Regent Honeyeater Updates

Nest Boxes for Rare Species 12/13 March 9/10 April 2011 Our nest box program has been in operation for over 13 years now and we’d love to invite you to join us as we do our annual monitoring work. We have 381 boxes already in place, with Squirrel Gliders and Sugar Gliders nesting in about 2/3 of the...