Since the great success of the Habitat Restoration Project, many partners are working hand in hand to ensure rodents never return to South Georgia. Quark Expeditions and their passengers have played a strong part to date in these efforts and we are delighted to announce that it will continue supporting […]
Now available from our online shop (£25) This is the story, in word and image, of the SGHT Habitat Restoration Project fieldwork that took place on South Georgia in three phases (in 2011, 2013 and 2015), baiting every inch of rodent-infested land on the island. Much work remains to be […]
Apr 2016 We are delighted that SGHT has been awarded a grant of £87,000 over two years towards the post-baiting phase of the Habitat Restoration Project by the UK Government’s Overseas Territories Environment and Climate Fund (also known as Darwin Plus). This is our third award from the Darwin Initiative
Feb 2016 We are actively raising funds for a vital survey of the island two years after the last baiting, in the 2017-18 season. More here New SGHT Chairman Latest News
Nov 2015 Island Invasives Conference 2017 announced. Read more…
23 March 2015 The final bait pellet of the third and final baiting phase of the Habitat Restoration Project has been sown. South Georgia may now be rodent free for the first time in centuries!
This photo, taken in January 2015, shows the first South Georgia Pipit nest discovered in an area cleared of rodents by the Habitat Restoration Project. The nest was spotted at Schlieper Bay on the South coast of the North-West baiting zone at Weddell Point. This area was treated in May […]