If you’re interested in exploring a remnant of Lowland Grassy Woodland, one of our Endangered Ecological Communities in the Shire, book in for this event in the Towamba Valley, organised by the Atlas of Life in the Coastal Wilderness and Bega Valley Shire Council at 11am on Saturday 23 October 2021.
Monthly Archives: October 2021
Self Guided Spring Walks in the Bega Valley
Whilst we haven’t been able to organise any workshops or field days this Spring due to restrictions on gatherings, the beautiful flowering plants that that we usually visit and identify at this time of year continue to bloom. So that you don’t miss out, here are are a couple of suggested walks you could take […]
Enhancing Farm Dams
The ANU’s Sustainable Farms has launched a new resource, Enhancing farm dams: What to plant in and around your dam. “In recent years we’ve had many people ask what kind of plants are best for revegetating in and around farm dams, and this resource is our response to those queries. It’s the product of a collaboration […]
Do you have a creek, river, wetland and want to fence it, plant it, protect it?
Funding Available for Landholders (Eurobodalla & Bega region) Local Land Services are seeking expressions of interest from land managers wanting to improve, protect and enhance waterways, riparian zones and existing stands of native vegetation on their properties over the 2021/2022 financial year. Priority activities for grant funding include:· installation of fencing to exclude stock from […]
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 […]
Aussie Backyard Bird Count Next Week
The Aussie Backyard Birdcount is always a fun way to spend time outdoors observing your local birds. This year the count goes from Monday 18th to Sunday 24th October. The #AussieBirdCount is a great way to connect with the birds in your backyard, no matter where your backyard might be — whether it’s a suburban backyard, a local […]
Gang-gang and Glossy Black-Cockatoo Projects
SAVING OUR THREATENED SPECIES These are two of our most loved parrots and their numbers are declining rapidly. We don’t want to lose them in our region so the Atlas of Life is asking you to help with important research. In order to establish their main habitat areas and their habits, we are asking people to record […]
Far South Coast Seedbank Update
After more than 10 years as coordinator of The Far South Coast Landcare Community Seedbank, Karen Walker is retiring from the position and moving north to Narooma. Karen’s work has meant that landholders and nurseries across the Bega Valley Shire have had access to local provenance seed, ensuring that we could continue to grow a […]