Walk through a forest while talking through the possible options for management of the forest including: Fire prevention strategies and fire management Erosion - causes and control Ecological thinning of the regrowth forest Weed invasion and control Protection of older trees Permaculture planning and principles The property is 60 hectares dominated by a ridge line with a western facing slope. The dominant trees species on the slopes and ridges are Spotted Gum, White Mahogany, Grey Gum, Sydney Blue Gum, and…
June 5th is World Environment Day - the United Nations led day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect our environment. The theme for 2022 is #onlyoneearth Join Fern Creek Landcare for our June Work Session on Saturday, June 4th to help take care of our little patch. Bring your mates and come maintain 'The Valley' for the Squirrel Glider Project. Contact Coordinator Gabrielle for more info (details below).
Everyone is welcome on Sunday 5 June 9.00am to 12.00pm for a community planting day at Dunmore Road Reserve, Largs. Come and join us to get our hands dirty and plant 300 native trees and shrubs that will contribute to the regeneration of your local bushland and provide habitat for native fauna species. The project is funded by State government - Department of Regional NSW as part of the delivery of the Resources for Regions – Round 7 grant. Council…
Sunday, June 5th: Plant a Tree for World Environment Day! Glenrock SCA Join the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) and Trees in Newcastle to help plant Squirrel Glider Habitat for World Environment Day, 5 June, 2022. Session 1: 9am - 11am Session 2: 12pm - 2pm A light lunch will be served between 11am - 1pm. Where: The Newcastle Earthquake Tip Site & Seismic Mountain Bike Trail, Gun Club Road, Glenrock State Conservation Area. Parking is available on Gun…
The Hunter Wetlands Centre is celebrating World Environment Day with talks and tours to help visitors appreciate our wonderful wetland environment, featuring: Breakfast with the Birds with Hunter Bird Observers Club (HBOC) Kids arts & crafts Buggy rides Canoeing Guided walks by volunteers When: 9:00am - 3:30pm Sunday, June 5th, 2022 Where: Hunter Wetlands Centre Australia, Shortland NSW Cost: $5/per person entry fee ***Bookings essential for activities***
The Hunter Community Environment Centre (HCEC) invites you to join us in the field on Saturday June 11 to install nest-boxes and plant food-trees for Squirrel Gliders! Squirrel glider (Petaurus norfolcensis) populations in the Hunter region are facing immense pressure from habitat fragmentation and loss, as well as competition from the nimbler Sugar Glider and native bees. This project, funded by the City of Newcastle will support the provision of essential habitat for gliders and resource participants with the knowledge…
The Hunter River Reserve Landcare group, at Greta, will meet on Wednesday, June 15th at 8:00 am for weeding, bird spotting and some native plant ID. Contact Gabrielle for info & registration (contact details below).
A detailed hands on workshop so you can get the best from your property. Healthy land is productive. Learn how to assess and improve the health of your property. Everything will be included - soil health, pasture condition, farm water, waterways, bushland, and paddock trees. This information is integral if you want a healthy, productive farm, or if you just want to live knowing that you are protecting and improving your land for future generations. This workshop is being run…
The Seeding Festival is a gathering of the Hunter Regions First Nation people and non-for-profit community environmental groups, fostering collaboration, networking, and ideas development. We are currently looking for individuals & groups to host workshops for the upcoming event. Fill out the form below to apply!
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