Southern Highlands home to over 3,000 koalas

March 6, 2017Posted in: Environment
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Wingecarribee Shire Council has welcomed an announcement from the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) estimating that over 3000 koalas reside in the Southern Highlands. Council’s Environmental Projects Officer Joe Stammers said the official population estimate is a result of work of the Southern Highlands Koala Conservation Project which is funded by Council’s Environment...

Free microchipping and desexing for Mossy moggies

March 3, 2017Posted in: Other

Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging eligible pensioners of Moss Vale with ‘unchipped’ cats to have their feline friends micro-chipped and desexed for free. Council’s trial program entitled, Mossy Moggies: Chipped, Snipped and Safe is being initially offered for pensioners and low-income earners of Moss Vale. Council’s Project Officer Alicia Kaylock explained the purpose of the...

Road Rules Awareness Week

March 2, 2017Posted in: Events, Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Road Safety Officer is reminding motorists and pedestrians to be extra vigilant on our roads during Road Rules Awareness Week. “Road Rules Awareness Week is the perfect opportunity for all drivers to reflect and improve on their driving habits,” Ms Lausz said. “Motorists, passengers, cyclists and pedestrians all have a shared responsibility...

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