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Spotted Gum (Corymbia maculata)

Spotted Gum (Corymbia maculata)

Spotted gum is one of the best known of all of the eucalypts on the East Coast of Australia because of its stately, tall growth habit and distinctive trunk which is blotched with patches of old bark contrasting with the smooth, cream bark beneath. It is provides...

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Christmas Bells

Christmas Bells

Christmas Bells (Blandfordia grandiflora) are reasonably common in coastal heathlands with most flowering around Christmas time up to about 4 years after fires or other clearing.

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Standing under the Mistletoe

Standing under the Mistletoe

An interesting group of plants are the Mistletoes, parasitising their host trees for water and nutrients they are an extremely important part of the ecosystem.

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Blue Grass, Music to my ears.

Blue Grass, Music to my ears.

One of the earliest summer grasses to pop up, and one of the quickest to respond to a bit of rain is one of my favourites, Blue Grass or Dichanthium sericium.

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After the Fires

After the Fires

Once the flames die down and the smoke clears the question arises “what now?” Now that the adrenaline has flushed out of the system and you face a whole new blackened landscape, it can be more daunting than when the fires were burning. At least then there was only one...

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New App: Birdata

New App: Birdata

Did you know birds are a key indicator for biodiversity health in the landscape?  How healthy is your patch?

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Plants of the Box Gum Grassy Woodlands

Plants of the Box Gum Grassy Woodlands

This vegetation community is listed as an Ecologically Endangered Community because of the flora and fauna this community supports, including the species of White Box, Yellow Box, and Blakely’s Gum.

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Do You Have a Small Farm or Semi-Rural Block?

Do You Have a Small Farm or Semi-Rural Block?

The Every Bit Counts project recognises all small farms and lifestyle blocks (2 to 20ha) play an important role in managing our natural resource and agricultural environments. This project will coordinate workshops, local resources and build a connected community...

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Bushfire Recovery Resources

Bushfire Recovery Resources

NRM Regions Australia have collated a set of resources from around the country to help with bushfire recovery. Main resources menu page is here. A particularly useful document is the Hotspots Fire Project- managing fire on your property- a guide for NSW landholders. ...

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Hunter Region Weather

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We always welcome new members who are keen to get involved at the regional level. We can also help you find your local Landcare groups.

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Native Plant Propagation Basics, Dungog

April 1 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Myths About Mistletoe and Woodland Bird Habitats

April 3 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Did you know that Australia has more than 90 species of native mistletoe, that are found nowhere else in the world? Come along to our FREE workshops to find out about mistletoe's ecology, biodiversity role and much more. Is it a boon or a curse? You will hear from Professor David Watson, Australia’s leading mistletoe expert, advocate and author of ‘Mistletoes of Southern Australia’. As well as Mick Roderick from Birdlife Australia, who will discuss significant woodland birds, their habitat…

Myths About Mistletoe and Woodland Bird Habitats

April 4 @ 8:45 am - 12:30 pm

Did you know that Australia has more than 90 species of native mistletoe, that are found nowhere else in the world? Come along to our FREE workshops to find out about mistletoe's ecology, biodiversity role and much more. Is it a boon or a curse? You will hear from Professor David Watson, Australia’s leading mistletoe expert, advocate and author of ‘Mistletoes of Southern Australia’. As well as Mick Roderick from Birdlife Australia, who will discuss significant woodland birds, their habitat…

Landcare

Lambs Valley Weed Control Workshop

April 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hunter region landcare

SAVE THE DATE: Tocal Field Days

May 1 - May 3

SAVE THE DATE: Tocal Field Days May 1st-3rd 2020

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