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Bangalow’s  Promise
March 1, 2021March 1, 2021
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Bangalow’s Promise

A personal contribution from Big Scrub Landcare member, Ken Dorey. While there are many who find fault with Byron Bay, there are few who don’t appreciate the historic charm and community spirit of Bangalow; good food, good vibes, good people. Amazingly, our Bangalow has appeared, and is evolving, all within our lifetimes – a virtual...

We can better learn to care for our country and the time is now
March 1, 2021March 1, 2021
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We can better learn to care for our country and the time is now

A personal contribution from Big Scrub Landcare member, Dr Kristin den Exter.  Bruce Pascoe and Vicky Shukuroglou recently wrote that we can better learn to love our country – I agree. This is one reason why I am so committed to the community landcare movement. Studying environmental science in the 1990’s it was clear to me that...

Site preparations officially start for our genetically diverse seed plantation
March 1, 2021March 1, 2021
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Site preparations officially start for our genetically diverse seed plantation

This year has started with some exciting activity for Big Scrub Landcare, with site preparations officially starting on our genetically diverse rainforest seed plantation at Wollongbar. The last few weeks have seen a flurry of activity, with works familiar to us including arborist works and woody weed control and other activities not so familiar including soil...

A message from Big Scrub Landcare President, Dr Tony Parkes – 2020 wrap up
January 8, 2021March 1, 2021
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A message from Big Scrub Landcare President, Dr Tony Parkes – 2020 wrap up

Big Scrub Landcare wish our members, volunteers and supporters a Happy New Year after the year that was 2020. Through the many challenges experienced – bushfires followed by a global pandemic – with your support, we continue to deliver important works to save our critically endangered rainforests and their incredible biodiversity. 2019-20 was another excellent...