Tagged: Sustainability

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...

Go Wild for World Environment Week!

June 3, 2016Posted in: Environment

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With World Environment Day just around the corner, Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging residents to participate in a range of events and activities to bring attention to our threatened plants and wildlife and help safeguard them for future generations. World Environment Day is a UN-recognised event held on June 5 each year. This year’s theme,...

‘Get Outside and Grow’ for National Tree Day

October 12, 2015Posted in: Environment, Events

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Residents of the Southern Highlands will have an opportunity to make a difference to the local environment on Saturday 17 October at the 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 it...

Wingecarribee Schools Environment Day

October 9, 2015Posted in: Environment, Events

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Wingecarribee Shire Council is gearing up to host this year’s Wingecarribee Schools Environment Day which will be held at Lake Alexandra Reserve, Mittagong on Tuesday 13 October 2015. As part of the celebrations, Year 5 and 6 students from throughout the Shire have been invited to the interactive open day and participate in hands-on displays...

Resource Recovery Centre goes solar

September 18, 2015Posted in: Environment, Roads and Assets

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Council’s Resource Recovery Centre is set to save big on electricity costs with the commissioning this week of a 100 panel solar power system. The electricity generated by the 25 kilowatt roof-mounted solar system will be used to power the majority of the day time energy needs of the Resource Recovery Centre (RRC) with some...