Saltmarsh Rehabilitation at Bermagui Country Club

Saltmarsh Rehabilitation at Bermagui Country Club

South East Local Land Services and Bermagui Country Club, with support from the ‘Climate Proofing Coastal Saltmarsh’ project, have installed signs on Bermagui golf course to educate players and the community about the importance of maintaining healthy coastal saltmarsh habitats. This project is supported by South East Local Land Services, through funding from the Australian […]

Council Support for Weed Control After Fires

Council Support for Weed Control After Fires

In an effort to support rural landholders who have been impacted by the fire events over summer, Council has secured grant funds through the NSW DPI South East Regional Weeds Program for weed control vouchers to assist in the control of priority weed species within the Bega Valley Shire. These include African lovegrass, Serrated tussock, St […]

Post Fire Erosion Control

Post Fire Erosion Control

A series of 5 fact sheets on Post Fire Erosion Control for landholders has been developed by South East LLS. These focus on farming properties however, much of the information is also relevant to properties managed for conservation. Types of erosion and their impacts Erosion control techniques Ground cover management Monitoring Safety responsibilities and legislation. In […]

Post-Fire Plant ID Video from Eurobodalla

Post-Fire Plant ID Video from Eurobodalla

If you’re interested in identifying and learning more about some of the plants that are emerging after the fires, Eurobodalla Shire Council and Local Land Services have created a short video about some of the more common species, both weeds and natives. This is an important time for recovering landscapes and the information here will help you identify what you […]

Rural Living Handbook

Rural Living Handbook

The Rural Living Handbook is a guide to help rural landholders experience the wonderful aspects of rural life as well as to raise awareness of the risks and responsibilities that come with that lifestyle. It is for: people who are new to rural life in NSW prospective rural property owners owners of hobby farms and […]

Weeds Australia Website

Weeds Australia Website

If you’re looking for help identifying and controlling weeds, The Centre for Invasive Species Solutions has launched a beta (test) version of Weeds Australia, a new nationally focused weeds’ website providing best practice information on weeds management within Australia. The website includes sections on who to connect with, how to monitor and report problems and a resource […]

Bega River BioBlitz

Bega River BioBlitz

For this year’s National Science Week celebrations, the Atlas of Life is partnering with the Sapphire Coast Science Hub, Bega Valley Shire Council and the Bega River and Wetlands Landcare Group to co-ordinate a BioBlitz along the Bega River and nearby habitats from Friday 16th to Sunday 18th August. A BioBlitz is a citizen science […]

Kiah Community Day

Kiah Community Day

Invitations will soon be arriving in the letter boxes of Kiah residents for a community information day on Tuesday 2 July 2019 from 9.30am-1.30pm to hear about and discuss the natural and cultural aspects of living in Kiah, to have lunch and to make connections. Locals and experts from Council, the Atlas of Life, Local Land Services and […]