Monthly Archives: November 2013

Tasmanian Land Conservancy on the ABC 7.30 Report – Taking custody of a slice of Tasmania’s wilderness with a revolving fund

ABC Tasmania’s 7:30 Report featured the Tasmanian Land Conservancy’s Revolving Fund on Friday 15 November 2013. We hope many of you had a chance to catch it, even if just to see our Conservation Programmes Officer, Jim Mulcahy, engage in a little slapstick on the property! Through our revolving fund, we purchase important private properties… Read more »

Mt Tabor Indigenous cattle station

Mt Tabor Station is currently owned by the Indigenous Land Corporation with the intention of returning the property to Bidjara traditional owners over the next few years. For the last 11 years Mt Tabor has been managed by Keelen Mailman, a Bidjara woman who in 2007 was a Queensland-Australian of the year finalist, and is… Read more »

Binding versus non-binding conservation

Humane Society International’s Wildlife Land Trust (WLT) is a network of privately owned lands dedicated to conservation. Although the agreements are non-binding, many members have in-perpetuity covenants on title through various bodies, and a large number are actively involved in wildlife rehabilitation and community environment efforts. Wildlife Land Trust Case Study 1 – non-covenanted active… Read more »

Coastal Emu spotted in the Bundjalung State Conservation Area (NSW)

Jimmy Malecki from The Bog near Casino has spotted the endangered Coastal Emu on his property. Jimmy and Richard have 96 acres of beautiful bush near the Bundjalung State Conservation Area. Coastal emus are one of the most rare and isolated species in Australia. Listed as endangered under the NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995,… Read more »