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 […]

All Things Arachnid Workshop

All Things Arachnid Workshop

The Atlas Naturalists are holding a workshop on Saturday 10 August from 2-5pm at the Tura Marrang Library as part of National Science Week. Here are some details: “Have you ever wondered what makes an arachnid so different to an insect? Do you know what spiders, ticks and scorpions have in common? Would it surprise […]

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 […]

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, […]

Bemboka River Reserve Field Day

Bemboka River Reserve Field Day

The Atlas Naturalists, part of the Atlas of Life in the Coastal Wilderness, is hosting a field day at the Bemboka River Reserve on Sunday 7 April, 10am – 3pm. Here is their message about the event: The Bemboka River Reserve is an excellent example of Lowland Grassy Woodland, a Threatened ecological community. We’ll learn […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]