Entries by Tilligerry Habitat

Acacia myrtifolia

  Common Name: Myrtle Wattle Description: Shrub Height: 50-100c Width: 50cm Flower colour: Pale  Yellow Flowering Time: Late winter Where to see it: Tilligerry Habitat Reserve and Tilligerry Peninsula Vegetation Type: Coastal Sand Wallum Woodland-Heath Sold as: tube stock Click for price Check for availability, seasonal items are not available at all times of the year.

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″]