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Reporting on the Environmental Trust R&R Project
December 8, 2019January 4, 2020
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Reporting on the Environmental Trust R&R Project

BSL has completed the first year of its of its 13th NSW Environmental Trust Restoration and Rehabilitation project. Rainforest restoration works have been implemented over 156ha across 23 rainforest remnant sites in the past year. This project is being run in conjunction with the SoS project. Dr. Tony Parkes, President Big Scrub Landcare said: “Professional bush...

Reporting on BSL’s SoS Project
December 8, 2019January 4, 2020
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Reporting on BSL’s SoS Project

BSL is well into the first of the $554,400 four-year Saving our Species Co-Funded project. Professional bush regenerators are on track to complete this-years allocated 402 work-days restoring rainforest across 58 remnants. This important work is assisting the recovery and conservation of the two NSW endangered lowland rainforest ecological communities in the Big Scrub region on the...

New Edition of BSL’s Rainforest Restoration Manual
August 19, 2019October 4, 2019
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New Edition of BSL’s Rainforest Restoration Manual

Big Scrub Landcare has published a third edition of its highly regarded Subtropical Rainforest Restoration – A practical manual and data source for Landcare groups, land managers and rainforest regenerators. Written for land managers, Landcare groups, rainforest regenerators and restoration consultants Big Scrub Landcare’s rainforest restoration manual is a comprehensive guide to rainforest and subtropical...

Order of Australia for Dr. Tony Parkes
June 10, 2019June 10, 2019
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Order of Australia for Dr. Tony Parkes

Big Scrub Landcare President Dr. Tony Parkes has been appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO)  for distinguished service to conservation and the environment through the restoration of subtropical rainforest in northern New South Wales. Tony commented “I am delighted that this award recognises services to conservation. I accept this award on behalf...

$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...