Bournda EEC World Environment Day Dinner 2018

Bournda EEC World Environment Day Dinner 2018

Tuesday 5th June is World Environment Day which is the United Nations Environment Program’s most important day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment. Since it began in 1974, it has grown to become a global platform for public outreach that is widely celebrated in over 100 countries. Bournda Environmental Education […]

Weeds and Pest Animals Workshop in Candelo

Weeds and Pest Animals Workshop in Candelo

Managing weeds and vertebrate pest animals is an important part of looking after the native flora and fauna on your property. Come along to a CMN Workshop with Bega Valley Shire Council and Local Land Services and find out how the new Biosecurity Act that covers weed and pest animal control affects you as a landholder. […]

Preliminary Results of Wild Deer Survey

Preliminary Results of Wild Deer Survey

Last year landholders were invited to complete a survey developed by Upper Murrumbidgee Landcare and associated Landcare groups to gauge landholders’ perceptions on a range of deer issues. The survey covered south-east NSW, bordering Victorian regions and the ACT and provided an opportunity for landholders to express their views of wild deer, provide observations on deer species and abundance, document […]

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 […]