Saving the Endangered Tumut Grevillea

The Tumut Grevillea is an endangered plant that's only found along a short section of the Goobarragandra River, in the Riverina Highlands. The Landcare nursery at Tumut is growing Tumut Grevillea as one of many plants which are suitable for local conditions.

Revegetation work along the Goobarragandra river.

More success stories from this region

Working with landholders to restore Macquarie Perch in the Adjungbilly creek

"Maccas" were once widespread, but are now threatened and the Adjungbilly Creek is critical for their long-term survival. Through this partnership, more than 250ha of habitat has been enhanced, and over 30,000 native trees and shrubs planted along the creek.

Platypus making a comeback after Black Summer bushfire

The Black Summer Bushfires had a huge impact – including on the iconic Platypus. Populations may have declined by up to 18%, but work is underway to understand Platypus population health and restore habitat.

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