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.

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Opening of the Biggah Garden

Opening of the Biggah Garden

The opening of Bega’s Biggah Garden, celebrating local Aboriginal cultural heritage, will be held on Friday 8 September 2017 from 3:30 – 5:30pm in Littleton Gardens, Bega. The afternoon’s activities include a cooking demonstration with Mark Olive, famous chef from Black Olive, performances by local Aboriginal dancers, SCPA Markets (a twilight market instead of a morning market just for […]

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 […]

Have your say about our coast

Have your say about our coast

Tura Head Coastal Reserve Bega Valley Shire Council is seeking community input about the current and future management of the Tura Head Coastal Reserve, including vegetation and biodiversity management; recreation asset management (including provision) and bushfire hazard management. If you’d like to have a say, fill out their short online survey here by Monday 7 August at […]

National Tree Day – Free Local Plants

National Tree Day – Free Local Plants

Bega Valley Shire Council is holding a tree give-away at the SCPA markets in Littleton Gardens in Bega this Friday August the 4th to celebrate National Tree Day. National Tree Day is Australia’s largest community tree-planting event, with 23 million trees planted since it started 21 years ago. The trees and shrubs available at the markets are […]

Tim Flannery in Bega

Tim Flannery in Bega

Bega Valley Shire Council has recently joined the Climate Council’s Cities Power Partnership, helping to cut greenhouse emissions and ramp up the transition to a clean energy future. Come and hear from the Climate Council’s Professor Tim Flannery and Bega Valley Shire’s Mayor Kristy McBain next Tuesday 13 June 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm at the Bega Valley […]