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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Help to Map Glossy Black-Cockatoos

Help to Map Glossy Black-Cockatoos

The Glossy Black-Cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus lathami) is one of the more threatened species of cockatoo in Australia and is listed as Vulnerable in NSW. A Special Project is underway to map the distribution of Glossy Black-Cockatoos, and the location of suitable nest hollows. The Atlas of Life and Canberra Nature Map are working with the OEH Saving […]

Saltmarsh Walk in Bermagui next Wednesday

Saltmarsh Walk in Bermagui next Wednesday

Join botanist Jackie Miles and Atlas of Life – NatureMapr for a Saltmarsh walk looking at key features, importance (habitat, water quality etc) and diversity of Coastal Saltmarsh as well as using NatureMapr to give people the skills to identify key saltmarsh species and record this community in other locations. Where – meet at the Bermagui […]

Bioblitz 2017 – Merimbula Creek

Bioblitz 2017 – Merimbula Creek

This year the Atlas of Life in the Coastal Wilderness’ one day Bioblitz will be held at Merimbula Creek on Saturday 16 September, from 6am-8pm, partnering with the “from little things parklands” group which is establishing a community sustainability centre behind Club Sapphire. The bioblitz will help create the first species list of their land and […]

Merimbula Star-hair Survey this week

Merimbula Star-hair Survey this week

 Come along to Tura Library on 7 September from 9.30am-4pm and learn about the Merimbula Star-hair, a local endangered plant species, and the conservation efforts to help save it. Watch a short presentation at the Tura Library before heading out for a day in the bush with threatened species experts to undertake surveys in local reserves. This […]

Community BioBlitz and Free Concert

Community BioBlitz and Free Concert

This year’s Community Bioblitz is on Friday 11 and Saturday 12 November from 6am ‘til late at the Four Winds site at Barragga Bay, south of Bermagui. Four Winds in partnership with the Atlas of Life, is proud to announce a collaborative and unique event over two fun-filled days of music, nature and shared creativity. Everyone […]