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Fieldwork Volunteer Needed for Research
December 3, 2018December 3, 2018
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Fieldwork Volunteer Needed for Research

Contributed by Sally Cooper Where do the seedlings you use in your revegetation projects come from? I’m not talking about which nursery they were purchased from; I am talking about where they were collected from as seed or cuttings. Where were the seedlings’ parents located? Was the seed sourced locally or from further afield or...

BSL Receives $50,000 for Restoration at Rocky Creek Dam
December 3, 2018December 3, 2018
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BSL Receives $50,000 for Restoration at Rocky Creek Dam

Contributed by Envite Environment Big Scrub Landcare has been granted $50,000 from the Australian Government National Landcare Program – Environment Small Grants for rainforest restoration at the Rainforest and Water Reserve at Rocky Creek Dam. The reserve is habitat for 25 threatened animal species and 9 threatened plant species including the pouched frog, rose crowned...

$554,000 for Saving Our Species Big Scrub Project
November 29, 2018December 3, 2018
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$554,000 for Saving Our Species Big Scrub Project

Big Scrub Landcare have been awarded $290,400 under the NSW Government’s Saving our Species Conservation Co-Funding Scheme for a project to conserve and facilitate the recovery of critically endangered lowland subtropical rainforest and its many landscape-managed threatened species. The Big Scrub Foundation and Big Scrub Landcare are providing another $264,000 in cash co-funding, resulting in...

$ 100K ET Grant for Big Scrub Restoration
September 20, 2018November 29, 2018
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$ 100K ET Grant for Big Scrub Restoration

Big Scrub Landcare has been awarded another Environmental Trust (ET) grant for $100,000 over two years to restore critically endangered lowland subtropical rainforest. This latest grant enables BSL to continue it’s long-term multi-partnered Rainforest Restoration Programs. Dr Tony Parkes (President, Big Scrub Landcare) said: “This latest ET grant marks twenty years of continuous ET funding...

Isoglossa Habitat Protection Project at Booyong Reserve
July 30, 2018July 30, 2018
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Isoglossa Habitat Protection Project at Booyong Reserve

Contributed by Darren Bailey, Big Scrub Landcare This report provides a summary of the bush regeneration work undertaken in Isoglossa eranthemoides habitat areas at Booyong Reserve during 2017-2018. The project was funded by the Office of Environment and Heritage Saving Our Species program. The report includes a description of the site, a summary of the...