It was a different kind of a year for our Pygmy Possum Project. More nesting boxes went up around the Bays and Northern Beaches, however, many were
different homes for a greater range of fauna. Read More . . .
The headlines called it ‘Australia’s Weird Winter‘. And it certainly was. On the lower Western Shores of Pittwater we experienced record low rainfall
and a huge leaf drop. But under our spotted gum canopy those resilient little marsupials still came knocking… Read More . . .
Right on cue the Feathertail Gliders have been sighted on Rocky Point. For the third year in a row the Gliders have appeared in Autumn to check out
suitable nesting boxes for the winter. Read More . . .
In early August our newly formed Sugar Glider Squad comprising Hamish Cumming, Ethan Stidwill, Ruby Cumming and Luke Stidwill swung into action. They
decided on their nesting box locations, put up the boxes, provided some soft bedding for the inhabitants, and noted the GPS locations for the Northern
Beaches Council database. Read More . . .
On Monday 7th December the Rocky Point Bushcare Group hosted Alf Britton, a knowledgeable small marsupial expert, to enlighten the group on all things
Eastern Pygmy Possum (EPP) and Feathertail Glider (FTG), and to 'Walk the Nesting Boxes' to ensure we had them in the right places and determine what
critter we had visiting some them. Read More . . .
Ostensibly Alf Britton works part-time for the Forestry Corporation of NSW in the Strickland State Forest near Narara on the Central Coast. Practically
Alf works for the environment, conserving and regenerating this beautiful stretch of bush and keeping a watchful on eye on its inhabitants. Alf now
has made and placed over 100 nesting boxes in this forest. He gets a lot of Pygmy Possums visiting but also Feather-tailed Gliders and Antechinus Read More . . .