Category: News

Minyon Quandong New Population Discovery
November 30, 2017February 8, 2018
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Minyon Quandong New Population Discovery

Contributed by Justin Mallee, Project Officer Threatened Species, NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service. A team of dedicated bush regenerators has recently been working in the Terrania Creek Valley, Nightcap National Park, as part of the Saving our Species (SoS) program. While removing weeds threatening the habitat of the fleay’s barred frog Mixophyes fleayi, they...

$100,000 Camphor Conversion Grant
October 12, 2017February 8, 2018
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$100,000 Camphor Conversion Grant

Contributed by Maree Thompson, Environment Projects Coordinator, Envite Environment Enhancing remnants, linkages and corridors across the Big Scrub will be the focus of a recently announced Environmental Trust-funded project. The project will provide $100,000 over three years for enhancing and expanding critically endangered lowland subtropical rainforest in the Big Scrub across the Byron, Ballina and...

$120,000 Grant for Threatened Species
October 12, 2017February 8, 2018
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$120,000 Grant for Threatened Species

Contributed by Maree Thompson, Environment Projects Coordinator, Envite Environment Critically endangered lowland subtropical rainforest and habitat for threatened species in Nightcap National Park, including sites in the Minyon Falls and Wanganui Gorge areas, will benefit from a $120,000 grant under the Australian Government’s Threatened Species Recovery Fund. Funding of over $3 million was approved for...

The Big Scrub Book – Hot off the Press
June 26, 2017February 8, 2018
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The Big Scrub Book – Hot off the Press

Our latest publication The Big Scrub Rainforest – a journey through time is here. Support Big Scrub Landcare and buy your copy from the following locations: Brunswick, Lismore or Byron Visitor Information Centre Nimbin or Lismore Environment Centres Mary Ryan’s Bookshop Byron Bay, Mullumbimby Bookshop, The Book Warehouse Lismore or Bookworms and Papermites Bangalow. Phone...

Thank you Green Army
June 26, 2017June 26, 2017
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Thank you Green Army

Our Big Scrub Rainforest is in better condition thanks to the huge efforts of 45 Green Army participants on five teams over the last 2½ years. As Green Army participant Jacob Fiedler said, “It has been a ripper of a time”. Envite Environment Green Army supervisor, Shannon Smedley, who has led four of those teams...