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850 Trees Planted in Big Scrub
March 25, 2019March 25, 2019
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850 Trees Planted in Big Scrub

BSL participated in a Big Scrub Interest Day on Thursday 21st March. 180 students from grades 3 and 4 from 14 schools across the Big Scrub region came to Rocky Creek Dam to participate in environmental education activities including tree planting, bush walking and learning about drinking water catchments. The students took part in planting...

The Big Scrub Genetic Collections
March 25, 2019March 25, 2019
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The Big Scrub Genetic Collections

Contributed by Robert Kooyman National Herbarium of NSW Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney You might ask why we need to use cutting edge science in restoration, and just what issues are so pressing that they require resolution using genomic tools to maximise the benefits of tree planting. After all, the trees seem to be growing just...

$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...