Threatened Species in the News

Threatened Species in the News

Earlier in July, the 2021 State of Environment Report was released by the Federal Government. The report makes for disturbing, although unsurprising, reading. Almost every indicator used to assess the health of Australia’s land and water paints the picture of a poor and declining country: an extinction crisis, limited access to drinking water, increasing weather […]

Two new Threatened Ecological Communities Listed on the Far South Coast

Two new Threatened Ecological Communities Listed on the Far South Coast

Two important habitat areas for the endangered spotted-tail quolls and gang-gang cockatoos have now been listed as Threatened Ecological Communities (TECs) under NSW’s environment legislation. Araluen Scarp Grassy Forest and Brogo Wet Vine Forest are now listed as TECs, which provides these two historically cleared and at-risk habitats, as well as the animals that live […]

Free Eucalyptus ID workshops in June

Free Eucalyptus ID workshops in June

South East Local Land Services are offering two FREE eucalyptus identification workshops in June 2022. Rural landowners and interested community group members are invited to attend a workshop on how to identify common Eucalyptus species. The day will begin with an introductory session and slide show by local botanist Jackie Miles, followed by two field […]

Great Southern Bioblitz

Great Southern Bioblitz

This year between the 22-25th October, Australia and 14 other countries will join together in the largest scale citizen science biodiversity survey in the southern hemisphere! 96 local areas including the Bega Valley have signed up to participate. Using the iNaturalist platform, the Great Southern Bioblitz (GSB) is an annual opportunity to participate in a […]

Lake Curalo Saltmarsh Field Walk

Lake Curalo Saltmarsh Field Walk

Monday 17 May 2021,  9:30am – 12:30pm Join us on a field walk with botanist Jackie Miles to explore the saltmarsh community at a beautiful property on Lake Curalo in Eden. The diverse species we will encounter include sedges, rushes, reeds, grasses, succulent herbs and low shrubs that can tolerate high soil salinity. Coastal Saltmarsh is a significant, […]