Assisting Regeneration After Fire

Assisting Regeneration After Fire

Many landholders wanting to assist the recovery of bushfire affected areas are asking what they should do and what species they should be planting to speed up the recovery process. However, as Louise Brodie from the Australian Association of Bush Regenerators explains, in most cases, “the need for planting is likely to be rare in our fire […]

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 […]

Cultural Burning Forum in Ulladulla

Cultural Burning Forum in Ulladulla

Ulladulla Local Aboriginal Land Council is hosting a Cultural Burning Forum at the Ulladulla Civic Centre next Friday 14 June from 9.30am-3pm. This is a great opportunity to hear from indigenous fire educator Victor Steffensen, local Dan Morgan on burning for koala habitat and a range of other speakers. All welcome. See flyer below for details. […]

Paddock Plant ID Field Day

Paddock Plant ID Field Day

What are the native and introduced plants growing in your paddock? If you’d like help working out what you have, what to keep, what weeds to focus on and how to look after your pasture or native grassland, come along to this field day on Thursday 4 April 2019, 9.30am-12.30pm between Bega and Cobargo. Organised […]

Habitat Boxes Installed at Bega River

Habitat Boxes Installed at Bega River

In December last year a group of 10 people made habitat boxes at a CMN workshop with the assistance of Jo Saccomani from Two Sheds Workshop. A total of 20 boxes have now been installed by local arborists along the Bega River, the old Bega Racecourse and adjacent wetlands, Spenco Lagoon and the Anabranch. This project, […]

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 […]