‘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 […]

South East Local Leaders’ Program – Applications Open

South East Local Leaders’ Program – Applications Open

Apply now for an opportunity to be part of a rural leadership development program building community, industry  and government leadership capacity for resilience and sustainability. This 9-day program, run over three residential workshops from February to May 2018, is ideal for those looking to build the skills to have greater influence and impact, whether at […]

Lovegrass at the Landcare Lounge

Lovegrass at the Landcare Lounge

Do you need some help with controlling African Lovegrass? If so, drop in to the Far South Coast Landcare Office next week for the first ‘Landcare Lounge Sessions’. The ‘Sessions’ provide a casual setting in which landholders can get the information and connections they need, over a cup of tea, at a time that suits […]

Wild Deer survey

Wild Deer survey

In response to the growing interest of many community members with the presence of wild deer in their region, Upper Murrumbidgee Landcare and associated Landcare groups have developed a survey to gauge landholders’ perceptions on a range of deer issues. The survey is open to all landholders in south-east NSW, bordering Victorian regions and the […]

Survey on Recent Ecological Change

Survey on Recent Ecological Change

Over the past century, average land surface temperatures have risen by almost 1 °C across the Australian continent. Models suggest this may have already had significant impacts on Australia’s ecosystems and biodiversity, but these impacts have not been systematically investigated. CSIRO Land and Water and the Department of the Environment and Energy are undertaking an […]

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 […]

Landcare Celebratory Feast

Landcare Celebratory Feast

 If you’re a Landcare volunteer or just interested in what Landcare is up to on the Far South Coast, come and enjoy a gourmet feast showcasing some of the wonderful produce grown in the Valley, prepared by local chef Wassim on Wednesday 1 November at 5.30pm in Bega. The evening will include short talks from a number of Landcare groups, presentations […]

November Vertebrate Pesticides Training Course

November Vertebrate Pesticides Training Course

The next 1080/Pindone/PAPP training course being offered by South East Local Land Services is in Bega on Thursday 30 November 2017 from 9:30am-12:30pm. The course will cover legislation and legal obligations, baiting techniques, toxicity, storage, transport and how to reduce non-target exposure. The training course is provided FREE OF CHARGE to participants who have joined the Feral Fighters program and accreditation will be valid […]