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  • The Monty Sugar Glider Project

  • Project purpose

    • to re-establish our sugar glider population. • To engage the local community

    in becoming wildlife stewards. • To create habitat links to

    nearby wildlife corridors

  • Why sugar gliders

  • Montmorency

  • A bit about Monty

  • What has happened so far

  • Current focus

  • Engaging the community

  • Threats to sugar gliders and other Monty Wildlife • Phascogale on road photo

  • Solutions

  • Wildlife that could return to Monty

    • Insects • Small marsupials

  • Birds

  • How council could help • Recognise work we are doing by Integrating our mapping

    into the VPO’s • Follow through with plans for Pecks Dam • Support plantings in key areas of public land by schools

    etc, allow us/schools on land to water and weed • Preserving and planting where needed eg vacant lots,

    reserves, walk throughs etc • Develop an environmental plan with community input • Stronger community stronger partnership • Policing the vegie requirements for development

    permits, location of building in relation to trees • Free trees

  • Where to from here • Web page • Boxes up in more reserves and local gardens • Regular monitoring of contents • Sugar glider spotlight evening – AGM 6.12.14 • Launch of bigger project – Monty Habitat Links

    Refer Stepping Stones Habitat Links website • School partnerships, tree planting, rope

    bridge