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Management Changes at Big Scrub Landcare
February 21, 2020March 9, 2020
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Management Changes at Big Scrub Landcare

Shannon Greenfields stepped down as Manager of Big Scrub Landcare in December to join the Saving our Species unit of the NSW Government. We were very sorry to see Shannon go but supported her in seeking this new and challenging role. Her new position is Community Engagement and Communication Officer for the NSW Government’s Saving...

Patagonia partners with Big Scrub Landcare
February 21, 2020March 9, 2020
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Patagonia partners with Big Scrub Landcare

Big Scrub Landcare is fortunate to host intern, Todd Doherty, all the way from Reno, Nevada USA. Todd currently is an IT professional at Patagonia but has a unique science and environmental background. He has ventured to the Northern Rivers with his young family to gain insight into our precious rainforests, threatened species and significant...

Official launch of Australian Rainforest Seeds – A guide to collecting, processing and propagation
February 21, 2020March 9, 2020
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Official launch of Australian Rainforest Seeds – A guide to collecting, processing and propagation

If you are curious about the lifecycle of a rainforest, transforming from seed to soaring trees, the long-awaited release of ‘Australian Rainforest Seeds – A guide to collecting, processing and propagation’ will definitely be of interest to you. This well-crafted, beautifully photographed book focuses on the unique diversity of 300 subtropical rainforest fruits and seed...

Two Trees by Nan Nicholson, December 2019
February 21, 2020March 9, 2020
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Two Trees by Nan Nicholson, December 2019

On Friday 8th November 2019, after months of drought, an unexpected little smoke appeared in the rainforest in the bottom of Terania Creek Basin, somewhere near the Circle Pool. By the evening it was a glow heading up the western side. Then it exploded as it hit the fuel it needed on a north-facing ridge....

Saving our Rainforests from Fire
February 21, 2020March 9, 2020
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Saving our Rainforests from Fire

Big Scrub Landcare has launched the Saving our Rainforests from Fire project. This project is helping to fund urgent post-fire scientific research and assessment of the impact of recent bushfires on rainforest in northeast NSW led by Dr Rob Kooyman and colleagues. The outcomes of this assessment will inform appropriate post-fire response guidelines to improve...