Merimbula Star-Hair Pollinator Survey

Merimbula Star-Hair Pollinator Survey

Join in the community pollinator survey this Saturday 24th November from 10am-4pm in Tura Beach and help gather information about the Merimbula star-hair. This is a great opportunity to work with entomologists and learn about an endangered species found only in the Bega Valley Shire. See registration details here or on the poster below.

CMN Native Plant Propagation Workshop

CMN Native Plant Propagation Workshop

Have you ever wanted to propagate your own plants for revegetation projects using local native seed and cuttings? Karen Walker and Merryn Carey will lead you through the steps in a practical workshop on Friday 28 September, 9.30am – 1.00pm in Cobargo. The day will include: Where to source seed, pre-treatment of seeds, seed sowing, […]

Not too late to learn about Saltmarsh

Not too late to learn about Saltmarsh

A Coastal Saltmarsh Biodiversity Workshop was held in Bermagui on 27th June, 2018. Botanist Jackie Miles led a walking tour of two Saltmarsh areas, explaining the ecology and identifying plant species. The workshop was organised by Andrew Morrison from Bega Valley Shire Council and was hosted by Danie Ondinea from the Friends of Bermagui Saltmarsh group. If […]

NatureMapr – Time to update your app

NatureMapr – Time to update your app

Many landholders here in the Bega Valley Shire and beyond have downloaded the NatureMapr app on their phones or have used NatureMapr on the web to upload sightings of species they have photographed or recorded. This is building up a picture of the distribution and abundance of the plants and animals in our region, and is […]

Saltmarsh Walk in Bermagui next Wednesday

Saltmarsh Walk in Bermagui next Wednesday

Join botanist Jackie Miles and Atlas of Life – NatureMapr for a Saltmarsh walk looking at key features, importance (habitat, water quality etc) and diversity of Coastal Saltmarsh as well as using NatureMapr to give people the skills to identify key saltmarsh species and record this community in other locations. Where – meet at the Bermagui […]

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 […]

Planting Methods Workshop at Jellat Jellat

Planting Methods Workshop at Jellat Jellat

Have you ever been daunted by the thought of launching into a planting project on your property? Help is at hand with a workshop that will take you through all the key steps, from site preparation, excluding stock and wildlife, species selection, sourcing plants, planting methods, tree guards, stakes, weed mats and follow up care. Talk […]

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. […]

‘OPEN HOUSE’ FOR MURRAH FLORA RESERVES

‘OPEN HOUSE’ FOR MURRAH FLORA RESERVES

National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) staff will host two ‘open houses’ on Saturday 13 January in Tanja and Wednesday 17 January in Bermagui for locals and visitors to come and hear more about the Murrah Flora Reserves. Kane Weeks, NPWS South Coast Director said these free sessions will be an opportunity for people to discuss […]

Bemboka Lowland Grassy Woodland Field Day

Bemboka Lowland Grassy Woodland Field Day

Bemboka River Reserve is a beautiful remnant of Lowland Grassy Woodland, once widespread across the Bega Valley Shire and now an Endangered Ecological Community. Fire is one of the key management tools being used in the reserve, with an area burnt in early Spring this year. A CMN field day with botanist Jackie Miles on Saturday […]