A CMN workshop to build a habitat box will be held in Bega on Saturday 8 December from 9am – 3pm, led by local carpenter/builder Jo Saccomani. Apart from learning how to make a box and having fun at Two Sheds Workshop, you’ll be contributing to restoration of the Bega River. Habitat boxes built on the day will be installed along the […]
Join in the community pollinator survey this Saturday 24th November from 10am-4pm in Tura Beach and help gather information about the Merimbula star-hair. This is a great opportunity to work with entomologists and learn about an endangered species found only in the Bega Valley Shire. See registration details here or on the poster below.
Fencing contractors Wayne Ubrihien and Terry Heffernan guided 25 participants through the steps of constructing a sturdy hinged joint fence at the CMN Introduction to Fencing Workshop on 15 October held at the Bega Travelling Stock Reserve. The workshop was practical with the chance to ask lots of questions and see examples of how to fence across a creek and […]
It’s almost time to join in the 2018 Aussie Backyard Bird Count, any time between Monday 22 and Sunday 28 October. The annual Bird Count is run by Birdlife Australia to provide a snapshot of Australian birds at the same time each year in the places where people live. This shows trends in our bird communities and […]
Come along to an Introduction to Fencing Workshop on Monday 15 October from 9am – 12.30pm in Bega. This workshop is designed to give you the confidence to work out solutions to your own fencing needs. Led by two experienced fencing contractors, it will cover: Why and where to fence, including fencing to protect planting […]
Have you ever wanted to propagate your own plants for revegetation projects using local native seed and cuttings? Karen Walker and Merryn Carey will lead you through the steps in a practical workshop on Friday 28 September, 9.30am – 1.00pm in Cobargo. The day will include: Where to source seed, pre-treatment of seeds, seed sowing, […]
The Sapphire Coast Science Festival is on from Saturday August 11 (launch from 1pm-3pm) through to Saturday August 18, 10am – 3pm daily, at the Bega Valley Commemorative Civic Centre. The festival will feature Questacon’s Fascinating Science exhibition as well as a great range of science activities including: Virtual Reality installation and robotics, music technology, 3D […]
A Coastal Saltmarsh Biodiversity Workshop was held in Bermagui on 27th June, 2018. Botanist Jackie Miles led a walking tour of two Saltmarsh areas, explaining the ecology and identifying plant species. The workshop was organised by Andrew Morrison from Bega Valley Shire Council and was hosted by Danie Ondinea from the Friends of Bermagui Saltmarsh group. If […]