Regent Honey Eater Report 2015

Recently, Congewai Valley Landcare Inc received a small grant of $1500 to use for establishment of further habitat for the critically endangered Regent Honey Eater. This medium sized bird used to be prolific along the East Coast but with habitat disappearing numbers...

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Lesser Known Plants of the Hunter Valley

by Noel Jupp OAM, Dip Hort, QP Dept Ag and Fisheries NOTE: To view images of species listed below scroll down to the attached PDF document. Introduction About 65,000,000 years ago Australia was still joined to Antarctica, South America and South Africa. The seas...

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Lake Macquarie Landcare Group Casestudies

Wetland sites Belmont Wetlands Sustainability Project - Belmont Lagoon (Belmont South) Friends of Belmont Wetlands Landcare - Belmont Wetlands State Park *updated* Lake Macquarie Coastal Wetlands Park (Redhead, Belmont, Pelican, Swansea) Lakeside Drive Landcare...

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Making Degraded Soils Productive with Compost

Soil erosion is a significant environmental issue throughout the Hunter Valley. Low soil fertility, salinity, sodicity (high levels of sodium) and poor soil structure mean that these soils are inherently prone to degradation, leading to loss of topsoil and the...

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