Two new Threatened Ecological Communities Listed on the Far South Coast

Two new Threatened Ecological Communities Listed on the Far South Coast

Two important habitat areas for the endangered spotted-tail quolls and gang-gang cockatoos have now been listed as Threatened Ecological Communities (TECs) under NSW’s environment legislation. Araluen Scarp Grassy Forest and Brogo Wet Vine Forest are now listed as TECs, which provides these two historically cleared and at-risk habitats, as well as the animals that live […]

Does your property have a freshwater creek or river running through it? Help Macquarie Uni with research on vegetation and recovering Coastal Rivers

Does your property have a freshwater creek or river running through it? Help Macquarie Uni with research on vegetation and recovering Coastal Rivers

Researchers from Macquarie University are seeking to connect with landholders with private property fronting a river or creek in order to be able to gain permission to access these riparian areas to undertake ecological surveys. See details in the flyer below: Email elisha.duxbury@hdr.mq.edu.au or call 0423 416 028

Koala Community Day 4 June

Koala Community Day 4 June

You are invited to join us at the Murrah Hall on Saturday 4th June to learn more about the efforts underway by community volunteers and Yuin traditional owners using cultural fire practices to protect the koalas and their habitat. See below for more details and click here to register. 

EDO report: Defending the Unburnt – a guide to private land conservation for landholders

EDO report: Defending the Unburnt – a guide to private land conservation for landholders

The Environmental Defenders Office has published a new report focusing on the important role that private land conservation plays in protecting important areas on the East Coast of Australia that were not burnt in the black summer bushfire. “private landholders are in a unique position to contribute meaningfully to bushfire recovery and the long-term protection […]

Free Eucalyptus ID workshops in June

Free Eucalyptus ID workshops in June

South East Local Land Services are offering two FREE eucalyptus identification workshops in June 2022. Rural landowners and interested community group members are invited to attend a workshop on how to identify common Eucalyptus species. The day will begin with an introductory session and slide show by local botanist Jackie Miles, followed by two field […]

Farewell from Ali & Welcome to Jess

Farewell from Ali & Welcome to Jess

Dear CMN members. This is a short note to say farewell and to thank you for your commitment to caring for the native vegetation on your properties. After 12 years as CMN Coordinator I have decided to leave the position to put more time into running our family farm in Buckajo. I’m grateful to have […]

Enhancing Farm Dams

Enhancing Farm Dams

The ANU’s Sustainable Farms has launched a new resource, Enhancing farm dams: What to plant in and around your dam. “In recent years we’ve had many people ask what kind of plants are best for revegetating in and around farm dams, and this resource is our response to those queries. It’s the product of a collaboration […]

Do you have a creek, river, wetland and want to fence it, plant it, protect it?

Do you have a creek, river, wetland and want to fence it, plant it, protect it?

Funding Available for Landholders (Eurobodalla & Bega region) Local Land Services are seeking expressions of interest from land managers wanting to improve, protect and enhance waterways, riparian zones and existing stands of native vegetation on their properties over the 2021/2022 financial year. Priority activities for grant funding include:· installation of fencing to exclude stock from […]