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 […]

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 […]

Aussie Backyard Bird Count Next Week

Aussie Backyard Bird Count Next Week

Celebrate National Bird Week next week by participating in the Aussie Backyard Bird Count between Monday 23 and Sunday 29 October. The annual Bird Count is run by Birdlife Australia to provide a snapshot of Australian birds at the same time each year in the places where people live. This shows trends in our bird communities and […]

CMN Plant ID Workshop and Field Trip

CMN Plant ID Workshop and Field Trip

Learn the skills and information you need to identify a range of common plants in this region and try out your skills on a guided field walk near Tura in Bournda National Park. See the endangered Merimbula Star-hair, Flannel flowers and many other coastal species. When: Friday 20 October, 9.00am-12.00pm Where: Bournda National Park, North Tura Botanist, Paul McPherson, […]