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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...

Seeds we don’t want saved!

February 4, 2016Posted in: Environment

Wingecarribee Shire Council is once again calling on residents growing agapanthus plants to take to their gardens and remove the seed heads before they open and release their potentially invasive seeds. A native plant of southern Africa, agapanthus have rapidly become one of the Highlands’ most common garden plants, enjoyed by many residents for their...

Green Army team to target Wingecarribee River weeds

August 12, 2015Posted in: Environment

The Wingecarribee region will benefit from a local Green Army project in the coming month with Council partnering with Campbell Page to deliver a project targeting environmental weeds along the banks of the Wingecarribee River. As part of the Upper Wingecarribee River Rehabilitation Project, Green Army participants will focus their attention on rehabilitating 1.3 kilometres...

Off with their heads!

February 10, 2015Posted in: Environment

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on all residents growing agapanthus plants to take to their gardens and remove the seed heads before they open and release their potentially invasive seeds. A native plant of southern Africa, agapanthus have rapidly become one of the Highlands’ most common garden plants, enjoyed by many residents for their pretty...

‘Get Outside and Grow’ for National Tree Day

October 7, 2014Posted in: Community, Environment, Events

Residents of the Southern Highlands will have an opportunity to make a difference to the local environment this Saturday 11 October at the National Tree Day Wingecarribee community planting event at Whites Creek in Moss Vale. National Tree Day is an annual event organised by Planet Ark with each region given the option of scheduling...

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