Little Desert Nature Lodge recently hosted 25 Chinese students from Go Abroad Education. The high school students spent a week in the region participating in local conservation projects, hosted by Conservation Volunteers Australia, and educational activities in Horsham. The students got to grips with hands-on conservation activities as they helped repair conservation fence lines, checked […]
It’s a long way from Devon to Dimboola, but Dan Evans thinks it’s worth it for the olive oil. After coming to Australia from Devon in the UK a little over a year ago to work as Head Chef and Kitchen Manager at Little Desert Nature Lodge, Dan is impressed with the quality of the […]
The Spring 2017 edition of Around the Mounds, the National Malleefowl Recovery (NMR) Team’s newsletter, is now available for viewing and downloading from their website. This edition includes an article on page 4 about recent survey work undertaken in and around the Little Desert National Park to identify and protect Malleefowl mounds (nests) from seasonal […]
Parks Victoria gets a silky experience at Little Desert Nature Lodge. Kylie Trott, Executive Director Regional Victoria, Parks Victoria, snapped this silky mouse (Pseudomys apodemoides) during our Rewilding the Desert initiatives’ Spring monitoring program. Kylie, along with Sally Lewis, Gavan Mathieson and Zoe Wilkinson visited our initiative to get firsthand experience of our work. The […]
And the planets, and galaxies! Residents of Nhill and surrounds are invited to see the stars at Little Desert Nature Lodge, with a FREE guided tour of the night skies – part of the VicSouth Desert Spring Star Party 2017. View the rings of Saturn, craters on the moon and distant celestial wonders through powerful […]
She might look more sleepy than wild, but this nocturnal Little Pygmy-possum, captured during our third Little Desert wildlife monitoring season, and nicknamed Matilda, is conserving energy for the coming night and her never ending hunt for food. Weighing in at only 4.5 grams (no more than a dice), Matilda needs to feed as much […]
Stay at the Little Desert Nature Lodge and experience a hands-on wildlife research program that supports our Rewilding the Desert initiative in the Little Desert region.
Many Australians may be unaware of the extinction crisis facing our wildlife, with 31% of Australia’s mammals and 14% of Australia’s birds extinct or critically threatened.
The Rewilding the Desert initiative brings together scientific expertise and hands-on conservation activities, with Little Desert Nature Lodge as a hub for nature-based learning and experiencing the region.