Building Capability to Manage

Giant Gippsland Earthworm

Habitat on Farms

 (GGE)

Are you lucky enough to have worms on your property?

Take this test to find out! Below is an easy-to-use checklist to assist landowners to determine whether their properties may contain areas suitable for Giant Gippsland Earthworms (GGEs). 1. Is your property located within the known range (click here to view), or close to the boundaries of the known range of GGE? 2. Does your property have soils composed of either blue-grey clay or brown or red clay loams? 3. Does your property contain high-banked streams or drainage channels? 4.    Does your property have south-facing slopes that may have terracettes? If you have answered YES to Question 1 and any of Questions 2 - 4 please click below: 5. Have you heard underground “gurgling” sounds          on your property?   Learn More
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If you would like to learn more about the Giant Gippsland Earthworm (GGE) or have any queries, please contact us.
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Check back soon for our ‘Giant Gippsland Earthworm - recognising habitat on your property’ Fact Sheet.
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Terracettes
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