Armidale Vegetable Sowing Guide
This guide shows planting time periods that should allow you to get a crop in Armidale.
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SLA

Living in Armidale NSW Australia, we aim to raise awareness of the implications of climate change and the depletion of natural resources, to build networks, and inspire and empower our community to build a more self-reliant, resilient and sustainable future. We are made up of action groups each with a specific focus, currently these are:

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White Rock Wind Farm Public Open Day

White Rock Wind Farm Public Open Day

[ Sunday, 21 Oct; 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] Local community members are invited to take a bus tour to visit White Rock Wind Farm on Sunday 21st October. Buses will depart from the Old Railway Station – Lambeth Street Glen Innes. Buses are scheduled to leave every 20 minutes between 9am and 3pm and the tour will take approximately one hour. The event will align with the […] full article »

Prospects for conservation in North West NSW: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Prospects for conservation in North West NSW: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

[ Thursday, 18 Oct; 6:00 pm; ] The Armidale Branch of the National Parks Association invites you to an evening devoted to conservation in North West NSW on Thursday, October 18, 2018, at Kent House, 141 Faulkner Street, Armidale 6:00 pm Home made soup and crusty bread 7:00 pm AGM & General Meeting 7:30 pm Tamworth ecologist Phil Spark: Prospects for conservation in North […] full article »

A historic opportunity: support National Parks in NSW

A historic opportunity: support National Parks in NSW

This week, the Liberal-National Government will introduce the National Park Estate (Reservations) Bill 2018 to Parliament. This Bill will add a small amount of land to the national parks system, much less than what has been identified as critical for conservation. This is a historic opportunity to expand national parks in NSW and protect our […] full article »

October Leard Pilliga Tour

October Leard Pilliga Tour

[ Friday, 19 Oct to Sunday, 21 Oct. ] Hi, Places are available for all tours. An all wheel drive vehicle is preferable as the unsealed roads can be potholed and corrugated. It is advised to fill up in Narrabri on the way to the Pilliga town ship, before starting the tour, and again on returning to Narrabri. Fuel is available in Barradine should it be […] full article »

‘Extension’ of the Vickery Mine Submissions Saturday

‘Extension’ of the Vickery Mine Submissions Saturday

[ Saturday, 20 Oct; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] Submission writing against the Vickery Megamine (think Boggabri, Gunnedah) Saturday 20 October, 2-4 pm at the Wicklow (Cocktail Room upstairs). AACSG&M has fought for years against the fossil fuel industry (both coal and csg) in the Laird and Pilliga forests and out onto the Liverpool plains. A number of us (including Kerri, Anna, Pat and Tania) attended […] full article »

Progressive Cinema presents Reinventing Power

Progressive Cinema presents Reinventing Power

[ Thursday, 11 Oct; 6:00 pm; Tuesday, 30 Oct; 6:00 pm; ] Thursday, October 11, 2018, at 6pm at Kent House in Faulkner Street, Armidale; Tuesday, October 30, 2018, at 6pm at McCrossin’s Mill in Uralla. This documentary tells the stories of people whose lives were changed by renewable energy. It shows how renewable energy is revitalising communities and industries across the U.S.A.. Stay for dinner and discussion after the […] full article »

AURG Sunday Working Bee

AURG Sunday Working Bee

[ Sunday, 14 Oct; 8:30 am; ] Time: 8.30 am Date: Sunday 14th October, 2018 Location: Dumaresq Creek between Site 12 and Yagoonda Gully, south of Phil Wheaton Soccer Oval accessed off Erskine Street or along bicycle way. What to bring: BYO long sleeved shirt, long pants and sturdy boots. Please also bring gloves, broad brim hat and sunscreen. AURG will provide equipment. Morning tea […] full article »

VIDEO: Paul Hawken — Drawdown

VIDEO: Paul Hawken — Drawdown

Talk by Paul Hawken editor of the new book “Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming” recorded April 21st at Town Hall Seattle. Project Drawdown gathers and facilitates a broad coalition of researchers, scientists, graduate students, PhDs, post-docs, policy makers, business leaders and activists to assemble and present the best available information […] full article »