We applied for and have been granted almost $10,000 The Minister for Climate Environment and Water (Susan Close) has announced the results of the 2023-2024 Friends of Parks Small Grants Program, and The Friends of Vulkathunha-Gammon Ranges National Park Inc have been successful in both of our Grant applications. Graeme Oats applied for $4,800 to…
In 1998, the small community of Nepabunna (now Nipapanha) in the northern Flinders Ranges of South Australia was part of a revolution. It was a new way of preserving Australia’s natural heritage and the culture of its first inhabitants. On 2 September 2023, the Adnyamathanha people marked a significant milestone for the Nantawarrina Indigenous Protected Area…
Birds of Arkaroola and the Northern Flinders Ranges The Friends of Vulkathunha-Gammon Ranges National Park in July 2022 were successful in obtaining a grant through the SAAL Grassroots Grants Program to produce and print 5000 copies of a bird identification brochure depicting photographs of the birds of the Northern Flinders Ranges. Copies of the brochure…
In March 2023, more Western Quoll were released – 25 more – into Vulkathunha National Park.
Presentation on 10th March 2023 by Ben McCallum, Community Ecologist, South Australian Arid Lands
The Friends of Vulkathunha-Gammon Ranges National Park Inc. Fish and Water monitoring project has a new publication.
In mid-November 2022, the 25 Quoll released into VGRNP in April 2022 were supplemented by the arrival of 10 new individuals from Western Australia
Dad emu and the family find a puddle to splash in Emuplay
Graeme has been successful in obtaining TWO more grants from the Friends of Parks Small Grants programs: This follows the successful bid for a Grassroots Grant from the SAAL Landscape Board to produce a foldout brochure of the “Most commonly seen birds of Arkaroola and the Northern Flinders Ranges”. This was advised in July 2022.
Fifteen endangered Chuditch aka Western Quoll (Dasyurus geoffreii) from Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo were released into the Vulkathunha-Gammon Ranges National Park in November 2022. These complement the 25 that were released in April 2022. Read more here: WQrelease