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Gloucester event aims to inspire

Our neighbours in Gloucester are hosting their community-based Sustainable Futures Convention 2017 on 25-26 March 2017. WHEN: Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 March 2017 WHERE: Gloucester High School Auditorium COST: $30 per person per day; ‘Cocktails and canapes’ Saturday evening event  $26 per person MORE INFO: Visit the website,  follow on Facebook or contact Sue Kingston on 0457 306 044, sustainablefuturesconvention@gmail.com Transitioning towards […]

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Early warning signs for river health

MidCoast Council has released the 2016 Waterways and Catchment Report Card which shows that some river systems in our catchments are showing signs of stress. Healthy waterways are fundamental to life in our region. Dr Peter Scanes from the NSW Department of Office Environment and Heritage leads the independent team of scientists contracted by MidCoast […]

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Award winning farmer headlines free waterways event at Stroud

MidCoast Council invites community members to a free event on Friday 18 November, when the 2016 Waterway and Catchment Report Card will be released. The evening will also include guest speaker Lynne Strong who will talk about how her family’s farm, Clover Hill Dairies at Jamberoo, became internationally recognised for sustainable intensive farming. Healthy catchments are […]

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River Restoration Weekend

Are you up for the Challenge? Do you want to recharge your batteries in the great outdoors while helping restore a beautiful river system? we thought you might – join the Karuah River Protection Group for a weekend of camping, weed control and riparian restoration WHERE | Riverwood Downs, Monkerai WHEN | Friday 21, Saturday 22 […]

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World Environment Day

Sunday 5 June Tomorrow is World Environment Day and many of us will be enjoying watching the rain fill our water tanks, soak in our paddocks and refresh our gardens. When push comes to shove there really is nothing more important than a fresh supply of drinkable water, not just for us but the environment as […]

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Do you have Asparagus Fern on your property?

Debbi Delaney our Karuah River Catchment Officer passed on this message “Asparagus Fern has been found in the Karuah Catchment around the Booral area. Asparagus Fern is a particularly aggressive noxious weed spread primarily by birds. The following link from the Backyard Bushcare Weed Bulletin illustrates what Asparagus Fern looks like, how it can impact vegetation and ways to control it”. […]

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