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 […]

Managing Wild Deer Update

Managing Wild Deer Update

The NSW government is considering giving all gun licence holders in the state the right to cull wild deer populations on private property in a bid to reduce herd numbers. Under current rules, a game hunting licence is needed to shoot deer. This change would bring the control of feral deer into line with other damaging feral […]

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 […]

Cultural Burning Forum in Ulladulla

Cultural Burning Forum in Ulladulla

Ulladulla Local Aboriginal Land Council is hosting a Cultural Burning Forum at the Ulladulla Civic Centre next Friday 14 June from 9.30am-3pm. This is a great opportunity to hear from indigenous fire educator Victor Steffensen, local Dan Morgan on burning for koala habitat and a range of other speakers. All welcome. See flyer below for details. […]

Paddock Plant ID Field Day

Paddock Plant ID Field Day

What are the native and introduced plants growing in your paddock? If you’d like help working out what you have, what to keep, what weeds to focus on and how to look after your pasture or native grassland, come along to this field day on Thursday 4 April 2019, 9.30am-12.30pm between Bega and Cobargo. Organised […]

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, […]

Insect Diversity Workshop

Insect Diversity Workshop

The Atlas Naturalists are holding a workshop on Friday 22 March, 4pm – 7pm at the Tura-Murrang Library, 15 Tura Beach Drive, Tura Beach. The theme of the workshop will be insect diversity. Learn how to recognise different insect groups. Practise using the NatureMapr database. Identify your sightings and generally share ideas with fellow naturalists. Bring along […]