Entries by Tilligerry Habitat

Habitat wins Crown Reserve Trust Manager’s Award

On Friday 10th Nov at Marina View in Newcastle over 200 people came together from across the state in this year’s NSW Government Regional Achievement and Community Awards sponsored by the Commonwealth Bank, Prime7 and Marina View. The gathering was addressed by the Minister for Lands and Forestry. We are proud to say that, Tilligerry […]

Koalas under attack from magpies

It is not only humans that get knocked around by magpies in the nesting season. On a recent walk around the Tilligerry Habitat we found a koala had settled in a tree a bit too close to where a butcherbird was building a nest. He came under attack from a bird who typically are very […]

Koala Sightings in and around Tilligerry Habitat

For the past six months we at the Habitat have been working on improving our record keeping of koala sightings. Tilligerry Habitat members and visitors have been extremely helpful in reporting koala sightings and we are now producing some meaningful data. Our sightings are now recorded on the national database by Port Stephens Koalas. This […]

What is in bloom in March

Many  thanks to Charlie Bell, our resident expert botanist who took these pictures of what is in bloom in this month of March. We are just coming out of some extreme weather conditions with a heatwave where several days of 40+ degrees took their toll on us all. ” slug=”What-is-in-bloom-in-March” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

Koalas suffer in the heat

With the heatwave still continuing throughout NSW, as I write Moree is in it’s 41st consecutive day of 35 degree temperatures. This koala struggles to get comfortable in his tree. We are putting out strategically placed ice cream containers of water for the koalas. Every little helps.