Safety prioritised and legal obligations addressed, in relation to Mountain Biking in our Shire’s natural areas.

July 20, 2023Posted in: Community, Corporate Affairs, Environment

Picture of one of the trails with a sign on it.

Shaping the future of recreational trails in Wingecarribee Shire’s natural areas is something many community members are passionate about. At this week’s Ordinary Meeting of Council, actions taken to progress decisions about unauthorised mountain biking trails at Mount Gibraltar, were reported. Subsequently, a statement has today been issued by Council Administrator Mr Viv May, calling...

Take the Turtle Tour

May 26, 2023Posted in: Environment

Turtle on the Ground

The Southern Highlands Community now has another opportunity to contribute towards the preservation of our valuable wildlife. New South Wales is home to 7 species of native freshwater turtle, two of which are found nowhere else, and by taking our local Turtle Tour you can get involved in their protection as a Citizen Scientist! May...