New Rivercare group for Bundanoon

December 16, 2016Posted in: Environment

Mittagong Creek Bushcare

Reedy Creek in Bundanoon is set for a new lease of life following the formation of a dedicated Rivercare Group focussed on tackling the area. The group is the creation of residents of nearby Greasons Road in the north-west of the village who took it upon themselves to rehabilitate the Reedy Creek drainage reserve. Speaking...

New Bushcare group for Mansfield Reserve

November 30, 2016Posted in: Environment

East Bowral’s Mansfield Reserve is set to receive a helping hand following the formation of a new Bushcare group focussed on tackling the area. Speaking at the inaugural working bee on Wednesday 23 November was Council’s Natural Resource Officer Paul Marshall. “Mansfield Reserve is a 34 hectare remnant bushland public reserve with high environmental value...

Volunteers get outside and grow for National Tree Day

October 25, 2016Posted in: Environment, Events

Heavy overnight rain did little to dampen the enthusiasm of volunteers who turned up to take part in Saturday’s National Tree Day Wingecarribee community planting event at Mittagong Creek in Bowral. National Tree Day is an annual event organised by Planet Ark with each region given the option of scheduling the day to suit their local conditions. The site...

New Bushcare group for Bundanoon

October 19, 2016Posted in: Environment

Bundanoon’s Leaver Park Bushland Reserve is set to receive some much needed attention following the formation of a new Bushcare group focussed on tackling the area. Residents of Bundanoon and nearby villages came together to form the new Bushcare group which will concentrate initial efforts on the reserve located on the south-west outskirts of the...

Volunteers contribute 3,452 hours to bush regeneration

May 11, 2016Posted in: Community, Environment

WSC Bushcare Photo

In celebration of National Volunteer Week Wingecarribee Shire Council has released a short video celebrating the work of its Bushcare volunteers. “Volunteer bush regenerators play an important role in increasing the health of bushland reserves, watercourses and wetlands across the Shire,” said Council’s Natural Resource Officer Community Support Paul Marshall. “In the 2014/15 financial year...

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