Learn to build a habitat box

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 […]

CMN Introduction to Fencing Workshop

CMN Introduction to Fencing Workshop

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 […]

CMN Introduction to Fencing Workshop

CMN Introduction to Fencing Workshop

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 […]

Dune restoration morning at Tathra this weekend

Dune restoration morning at Tathra this weekend

With the bushfire recovery phase now in full swing, the time has come to commence the restoration of natural areas in and around Tathra that were adversely impacted during the disaster. To that end, Bega Valley Shire Council has partnered with Tathra Landcare, the Far South Coast Landcare Association and the Tathra Beachside Caravan Park […]

Summer at the Seedbank

Summer at the Seedbank

When most of us are winding down for a summer holiday, relaxing by the beach, and celebrating the new year, Karen Walker, coordinator of the Far South Coast Community Seedbank, gets really busy. This is usually the hottest couple of weeks of the year and this heat causes many of our native seeds to ripen. […]

South East Local Leaders’ Program – Applications Open

South East Local Leaders’ Program – Applications Open

Apply now for an opportunity to be part of a rural leadership development program building community, industry  and government leadership capacity for resilience and sustainability. This 9-day program, run over three residential workshops from February to May 2018, is ideal for those looking to build the skills to have greater influence and impact, whether at […]

Lovegrass at the Landcare Lounge

Lovegrass at the Landcare Lounge

Do you need some help with controlling African Lovegrass? If so, drop in to the Far South Coast Landcare Office next week for the first ‘Landcare Lounge Sessions’. The ‘Sessions’ provide a casual setting in which landholders can get the information and connections they need, over a cup of tea, at a time that suits […]

Survey on Recent Ecological Change

Survey on Recent Ecological Change

Over the past century, average land surface temperatures have risen by almost 1 °C across the Australian continent. Models suggest this may have already had significant impacts on Australia’s ecosystems and biodiversity, but these impacts have not been systematically investigated. CSIRO Land and Water and the Department of the Environment and Energy are undertaking an […]