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Join the Glossy Black-Cockatoo Count

May 27, 2020Posted in: Environment, Events

3 Glossy Black Cockatoo's on tree branch

Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging landholders to participate in the Glossy Black-Cockatoo Bird Count this weekend. “The glossy black-cockatoo is a beautiful and charismatic bird,” said Council’s Environmental Projects Officer, Patrick Tegart. “They’re classified as a vulnerable species and we’re interested to learn more about our local population and their distribution.” Landholders within the Great...

First rehabilitated koala released at Tugalong Station

August 5, 2019Posted in: Environment

‘Tug’ the koala has this week become the first rehabilitated koala to be released onto ‘Tugalong Station’. The NSW State Government purchased the 3,680 hectare property in February this year to help safeguard the local koala population. Council’s Koala Conservation Officer and coordinator of the Southern Highlands Koala Conservation Project, Margot Law said Tug’s release...

Council info kiosk to visit Canyonleigh

November 15, 2013Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council officers will be visiting the residents of Canyonleigh on Wednesday 20 November 2013 as part of a mobile roadshow. Council’s Community Engagement Coordinator Charmaine Cooper said the information kiosks are an opportunity for residents to ask questions without having to visit the Moss Vale Civic Centre. “Staff from numerous departments will be...

Council plans long-term repair of Canyonleigh Road

October 17, 2011Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Councillors last week adopted a motion to commence rehabilitation works on Canyonleigh Road, Canyonleigh this financial year. Council’s Director of Infrastructure Services, Michael Brearley said pending contractor availability, work would begin early 2012. “Following the resolution of Councillors, Council will be calling for tenders to begin the works on Canyonleigh Road early next...

Council roadshow rolls into Canyonleigh

September 21, 2011Posted in: Community, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council will be taking its office on the road and visiting the residents of Canyonleigh on Wednesday 5 October as part of its mobile roadshow. Council’s General Manager, Jason Gordon said the roadshow – or Information Kiosk – was an opportunity for residents to ask questions of Council without having to visit the...