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.

CMN Introduction to Fencing Workshop

CMN Introduction to Fencing Workshop

Fencing contractors Wayne Ubrihien and Terry Heffernan guided 25 participants through the steps of constructing a sturdy hinged joint fence at the CMN Introduction to Fencing Workshop on 15 October held at the Bega Travelling Stock Reserve. The workshop was practical with the chance to ask lots of questions and see examples of how to fence across a creek and […]

CMN Introduction to Fencing Workshop

CMN Introduction to Fencing Workshop

Come along to an Introduction to Fencing Workshop on Monday 15 October from 9am – 12.30pm in Bega. This workshop is designed to give you the confidence to work out solutions to your own fencing needs. Led by two experienced fencing contractors, it will cover: Why and where to fence, including fencing to protect planting […]

CMN Native Plant Propagation Workshop

CMN Native Plant Propagation Workshop

Have you ever wanted to propagate your own plants for revegetation projects using local native seed and cuttings? Karen Walker and Merryn Carey will lead you through the steps in a practical workshop on Friday 28 September, 9.30am – 1.00pm in Cobargo. The day will include: Where to source seed, pre-treatment of seeds, seed sowing, […]

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, […]

Swift Parrot Survey 4-5 August

Swift Parrot Survey 4-5 August

Swift Parrots have begun their return trip to Tasmania where they breed, after spending winter in mainland Australia, feeding mainly on the nectar of eucalypt blossoms. The Far South Coast is an important feeding area for Swift Parrots, mainly due to the flowering of Spotted Gums here at this time of year. Swift Parrots are listed […]

Rabbits and their impact on native flora and fauna

Rabbits and their impact on native flora and fauna

Rabbit control programs often focus on the significant threat that rabbits pose to agriculture, primarily through competition for pasture and erosion impacts. However, rabbits also have a big impact on native flora and fauna, with 304 species affected, including 24 critically endangered species such as the Pygmy possum, the Orange bellied parrot and the Ballerina […]

Is it as hot and dry as we think? Let’s ask the plants

Is it as hot and dry as we think? Let’s ask the plants

As our dams and rivers dry up, even hardy native plants like Spiny mat rush (Lomandra longifolia) are curling up their leaves. Our local Seedbank Coordinator is witnessing unusual flowering and seed set patterns in our trees and shrubs. So, as conversations abound about what a hot, dry season we’re having, let’s take a look […]