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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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Rabbits in the spotlight

RHD-Boost project to control rabbits Earlier this month ABC Landline featured a story on wild rabbits in Australia. The story covered the planned release of an additional strain of Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease Virus (RHDV, also known as calicivirus) called K5 which is scheduled for release in autumn 2017. Land holders were asked if they would like […]

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Land for wildlife – A Citizen Science workshop

Karuah & Great Lakes Landcare and Great Lakes Council invite you to a motion-sensing camera workshop. Motion-sensing cameras are now readily available, affordable and an easy way to monitor native wildlife or feral posts animals on your property.  If you’d like to learn how cameras can be used to protect wildlife or stock this workshop is for […]

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Join the Green Army

The Green Army is a hands-on, practical environmental action programme that supports local environment and heritage conservation projects across Australia. If you are aged 17 to 24 and are interested in gaining practical training and experience while being paid to work in your local environment – sign up for the Green Army. The Green Army is open […]

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Report Wild Dog Sightings

Residents who hear or see wild dogs around their property are being urged to report it to Local Land Services. The animals are in the middle of their breeding season, which makes it the prime time to spot wild dogs as they move around looking for a mate. Lower Hunter biosecurity officer Luke Booth said […]

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Local Land Services – Election Results – Farmers’ Expo – Free local Workshops

LLS Election Results Local Lands Services has announced the successful candidates in the inaugural Local Land Service elections. Local Land Services Chair of the Board of Chairs, John Macarthur-Stanham, said while the elections were not without some issues, they resulted in 34 strong candidates being elected to join the Local Land Services Boards in 11 regions […]

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