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 […]
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0423 416 028
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
If you’re interested in exploring a remnant of Lowland Grassy Woodland, one of our Endangered Ecological Communities in the Shire, book in for this event in the Towamba Valley, organised by the Atlas of Life in the Coastal Wilderness and Bega Valley Shire Council at 11am on Saturday 23 October 2021.
Whilst we haven’t been able to organise any workshops or field days this Spring due to restrictions on gatherings, the beautiful flowering plants that that we usually visit and identify at this time of year continue to bloom. So that you don’t miss out, here are are a couple of suggested walks you could take […]
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 […]
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 […]