Glider workshop at Cargo property

A workshop on Squirrel Gliders and their use of the agricultural landscape will be held at a Cargo property on June 1.
A workshop on Squirrel Gliders and their use of the agricultural landscape will be held at a Cargo property on June 1.

A workshop on Squirrel Gliders and their use of the agricultural landscape will be held at a Cargo property on June 1.

The workshop will be held on Friday, June 1 at Peter and Karen Davis property ‘Laanecoorie’ 1622 Davys Plains Road Cargo from 4pm to 8pm.

Mid Lachlan Landcare invites you to join them for an interesting evening with Mason Crane and Daniel Florance from the Fenner School of the Australian National University.

The evening will begin with a snake eye camera inspection of Squirrel Glider nest boxes installed on the property.

Participants will then head back to the woolshed for a BBQ dinner followed by a discussion on Squirrel Gliders and Wildlife Conservation on farms.

Mason and Daniel are co-authors of the popular ‘Wildlife Conservation in Farm Landscapes’.

After dinner and discussions participants will head back outside to do some spotlighting on the property and see what they can discover.

Topics covered will include:

• Squirrel Glider feeding and sheltering requirements

• Gliders use of different landscape elements

• Their use of nest boxes

• Threat’s to glider populations

• Ways to conserve and attract these important animals to your farm.

This event is free but numbers are limited so please RSVP by Tuesday, May 29 to Tracee Burke 0417 799 425 or email midlachlanlandcare@gmail.com