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News items from the Alps

Wild Horse Research Outcomes

By Grahamec - Own work, GFDL,

Brumbies by Grahamec

Two new reports are released today, May 4th 2016.  The reports investigate both the estimated numbers of horse in the Australian Alps and the impacts of these populations of alpine landscapes.  A summation of both reports can also be accessed under the Australian Alps Factsheet : Wild Horse management. 

Read the reports here:

Rehabilitation of former Snowy Scheme sites in Kosciusko National Park

Rehabilitation of former Snowy Scheme sites in KNP imageTen years of restoration work at 200 sites within Kosciuszko National Park – sites damaged  during the construction of Australia’s most iconic hydroelectric scheme – is showing substantial progress and is contributing to the protection of the parks internationally significant ecosystems.

Read the full report by Elizabeth MacPhee and Gabriel Wilks here