It is nice to be able to see our progress with re-vegetating our Sanctuary by comparing some historical images with the current day.
Shortly after we arrived (1999) a landslip threatened to take out our driveway so we had to have it excavated. This area was harsh with much soil removed, however we established a flourishing area of eucalypts, now a favorite resting place for wallabies.
Hard to believe this is the same area! The section of riparian zone below the Primary Release Yard was completely bare, eroded from cattle trampling it and had very little soil. Julius and Don took the lead role in planting it out in 2006... Now, in 2020 it has full canopy.
The large North-east facing woodlot on the Western side of the property - once a large open Kikuyu paddock, now established canopy with native grasses and trees regenerating in the understory.
The tank and timber shed... once exposed, now buried in trees!
The large planting in the middle of the property - once open cattle paddock - now home for koalas.