Armidale Vegetable Sowing Guide
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AURG maintenance on flood damage caused late June

[ Sunday, 13 Aug; 8:30 am; ] The maintenance working bee will be on the northern side of Dumaresq Creek opposite Northcott Street. We have had a fair bit of flood damage with a high flood on 29th June and we plan to replace damaged cartons, do essential weeding and apply rock mulch to replace the mulch lost with the flooding. Of interest, […] full article »

Soup and Sustainability Conversations in Dorrigo

[ Sunday, 13 Aug; 6:00 pm; ] Invitation … Our first ‘Soup and Sustainability Conversations’ will be held on Sunday 13th August at 6pm at the Old Gazette Theatre, Hickory St Dorrigo. The aim of these evenings is to offer an opportunity for sharing food and conversation stimulated from screening inspiring, challenging and thought provoking documentaries. What is the vision for the future of our […] full article »

Soup and Sustainability Conversations in Dorrigo

Regenerative Agriculture with Jeff Pow in Guyra 15th August

[ Tuesday, 15 Aug; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] Southern Blue Regenerative and Southern New England Landcare Ltd present Regenerative Agriculture with Jeff Pow Co-founder of Southampton Homestead, WA. Hear how Jeff Pow and Michelle McManus set up Western Australia’s only vertically integrated, beyond organic, pasture-raised chicken and duck operation. On 120 acres near Balingup, Southampton Homestead produces chickens and Muscovy ducks that are hand-reared on perennial […] full article »

Regenerative Agriculture with Jeff Pow in Guyra 15th August

August forum: Euan Belson introduces the NENW Biodiversity Alliance

[ Thursday, 3 Aug; 7:00 pm; ] The New England Northwest Biodiversity Alliance (NENW Biodiversity Alliance) is designed to be a collection of Partners with a common objective: to preserve and enhance biodiversity. The NENW Biodiversity Alliance is an example of a regional partnership, made up of local, regional and state bodies, which will collaborate to improve habitat connectivity in ‘priority connectivity landscapes’. […] full article »

August forum: Euan Belson introduces the NENW Biodiversity Alliance

Community action to deliver results of #StopAdani survey

[ Friday, 4 Aug; 11:00 am; ] On Friday 4th August we are delivering the results of the Adani community survey to our federal MP, Barnaby Joyce. The survey shows clear community opposition to Adani, and if enough of us join the action at his office, Joyce will be forced to pay attention to these results. If you have not filled out the […] full article »

Community action to deliver results of #StopAdani survey

Today is Earth Overshoot Day

Today is Earth Overshoot Day, which means that humanity has already used up all the Earth’s available resources for this year ~ a massive five months too early. Each year Earth Overshoot Day is calculated by Global Footprint Network as the day when the amount of the Earth’s resources consumed since the beginning of the year […] full article »

Today is Earth Overshoot Day

Next Pilliga Leard Discovery Tour September 1st, 2nd, 3rd

[ Friday, 1 Sep to Sunday, 3 Sep. ] The next Pilliga Leard tour will be held on September Friday 1st, Saturday 2nd, Sunday 3rd. As I have a booking this tour is definite. Following tour: September 29th, 30th, October 1st. Please reply or text me {mobile prefix oh for}28725852 to book either tour. Please complete the registration form and return by post or email. costs: There is […] full article »

Next Pilliga Leard Discovery Tour September 1st, 2nd, 3rd

#BanTheBag Update – The fight’s not over yet!

We’ve celebrated some great wins this month with Harris Farm, Coles, and Woolworths all announcing they will be getting rid of single-use plastic bags in 2018! While this is an awesome win and will make a huge difference to the 5 billion plastic bags used in Australia each year, the fight isn’t over yet. We still […] full article »

#BanTheBag Update – The fight’s not over yet!

Video: Wind power saves agribusiness expansion project and creates rural jobs

The largest hydroponic vegetable grower in Australia has been able to expand its operations thanks to a groundbreaking collaboration with a 196MW wind farm development. Nectar Farms had planned to power its $565m expansion project with gas but almost had to abandon the project when costs proved to be prohibitive. However, after discussions with state government, […] full article »

Report highlights importance of preserving Australia’s plant biodiversity

Kew Gardens has released its second annual State of the World’s Plants report. Last year’s report named Australia as one of the top three places in the world to discover new plant species, but also estimated that it is home to 12% of the world’s threatened plants. This year’s report deepens the research from the previous […] full article »

Report highlights importance of preserving Australia’s plant biodiversity

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