Enhancing Farm Dams

Enhancing Farm Dams

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 […]

Do you have a creek, river, wetland and want to fence it, plant it, protect it?

Do you have a creek, river, wetland and want to fence it, plant it, protect it?

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 […]

Great Southern Bioblitz

Great Southern Bioblitz

This year between the 22-25th October, Australia and 14 other countries will join together in the largest scale citizen science biodiversity survey in the southern hemisphere! 96 local areas including the Bega Valley have signed up to participate. Using the iNaturalist platform, the Great Southern Bioblitz (GSB) is an annual opportunity to participate in a […]

Gang-gang and Glossy Black-Cockatoo Projects

Gang-gang and Glossy Black-Cockatoo Projects

SAVING OUR THREATENED SPECIES These are two of our most loved parrots and their numbers are declining rapidly. We don’t want to lose them in our region so the Atlas of Life is asking you to help with important research. In order to establish their main habitat areas and their habits, we are asking people to record […]

Botanist Stuart Cameron leaves Bega Valley

Botanist Stuart Cameron leaves Bega Valley

Many in the Bega Valley have been lucky enough to attend field days presented by botanist Stuart Cameron or have seen him leading coastal sweeps of the region’s beaches, dunes and headlands as the Coastal Weeds Project Officer for many years. Others have worked alongside him as a founding and long term member of Bermagui […]

Habitat Hollows with new drilling technique

Habitat Hollows with new drilling technique

If you’re interested in creating habitat and breeding hollows on your property and have been thinking about nest boxes or creating hollows using a chainsaw, have a look at this ABC News story about fast tracking the creation of tree hollows for wildlife using a purpose-built drill. We’ll share more information about this technique in […]

Position Available – Seedbank Coordinator – Far South Coast Landcare

Position Available – Seedbank Coordinator – Far South Coast Landcare

The Far South Coast Landcare Association is seeking to fill the position of Community Seedbank Coordinator for one day/week for 1-2 years. The Coordinator is responsible for collection, storage and cataloguing of local provenance native seed, supply of seed to local nurseries and landholders for propagation, liaising with Landcare staff and other government agencies and training for […]