Although mostly cleared prior to our purchase, over the past 20+ years we have focused on re-foresting approximately one fifth of the property (20 acres).
We have planted more than 8000 trees by hand, predominantly cabinet timber species (including some rare/endangered species) and Eucalypts.
In the early years we agisted cattle and fenced the riparian zone to minimise damage. In recent years cattle and fences have been removed, and we are focused on promoting natural regrowth across the property.
While areas of the property have established eucalypt trees, we have focused on creating corridors of koala-preferred trees to facilitate movement of animals into and across the property.
We have a glass house which we are increasingly using to propagate trees and shrubs to plant on the property.
We have been fortunate to secure a number of grants in recent years to assist us with our activities and our involvement with Jiggi Catchment Landcare is helping us to learn much more about the plants that inhabit our Sanctuary. [Affiliations and Assistance]
Our long term vision is to create a rich and biodiverse carbon-positive ecosystem across our 100 acre property forming a haven for existing and released wildlife and supporting increases in threatened fauna and flora species. We are aiming to:
Our current focus is on: