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BIOCHAR FOR SUSTAINABLE SOILS

[ Thursday, 2 Aug; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Dr. Annette Cowie, Principal Research Scientist and Dr. de la Rosa will discuss their biochar project at the next Sustainable Living Armidale monthly forum on Thursday, 2 August, at 7pm, Kent House Land degradation affects 24% of global land area, with 24 billion tons of fertile soil lost annually. The causes of land degradation include unsustainable […] full article »

BIOCHAR FOR SUSTAINABLE SOILS

Day of Mourning — Manus/Nauru

[ Thursday, 19 Jul; 10:00 am to 11:00 am. 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Armidale Rural Australians for Refugees are holding two silent vigils on Thursday 19th July. On 19 July 2013, PM Kevin Rudd said “From now any asylum seeker who arrives in Australia by boat will have no chance of being settled in Australia as refugees.” As a result many people have been kept on Manus Island and […] full article »

Day of Mourning — Manus/Nauru

Armidale Aboriginal Community Garden

[ Thursday, 19 Jul; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Remembering Dark Town: Experimental History, Decolonisation and Archival Activism at Armidale Aboriginal Community Garden Presented by Dr Kate Wright Date: Thu 19th Jul 2018 12:00pm-1:00pm Location: Oorala Lecture Theatre, UNE, Building E22 Contact: Dr Sophia Waters {local landline prefix}3 3318 The Armidale Aboriginal Community Garden was established in 2015 as an experimental research site, and a decolonising activist platform, […] full article »

Climate Matters: Black crate recycling system continues to achieve waste diversion goals

Many people in the community have often asked me why we continue to use the black crate recycling system instead of moving to the co-mingled yellow lid recycling bins used by many other jurisdictions. At Council and with the support of our recycling contractor Armidale Recycling Services, we have continued to advocate the benefits of […] full article »

Climate Matters: Black crate recycling system continues to achieve waste diversion goals

Plastic straw free Bello Winter Music Fest

Bellingen went plastic straw free for the Bello Winter Music weekend thanks to the efforts of Waste Not Bellingen. Thanks to all the amazing businesses that have pledged to reduce their single use plastics! full article »

Plastic straw free Bello Winter Music Fest

Future Learn: Volunteering with Refugees

I have done a free online course offered through Future Learn that I found very interesting and useful. While I have not done Volunteering with Refugees, I believe it will certainly have something helpful for those who choose to do it. It is a commitment of only a few hours per week. By: Susan M full article »

Future Learn: Volunteering with Refugees

July Forum: How can I help? 7:30pm

[ Thursday, 5 Jul; 7:30 pm; ] With many new refugees now becoming part of our Armidale community, SLA is hosting a forum with the key players involved with their resettlement. Find out what’s happening, what’s proposed and how you can get involved and help. A panel of speakers will include Samantha Airs, the Community Engagement Coordinator from SSI (Settlement Services International), Lance […] full article »

July Forum: How can I help? 7:30pm

SLA 2018 AGM 7pm

[ Thursday, 5 Jul; 7:00 pm; ] The AGM will be held before the July forum with office bearers elected and Convenors of Action Groups endorsed. A brief year in review by Action Group convenors and vision for the future year will be presented by the current convenor Iain MacKay. The AGM will start at 7 pm at Kent House on Thursday 5 July. […] full article »

SLA 2018 AGM 7pm

Climate Matters: Armidale Community Garden

Six years ago a group of enthusiastic volunteers took up the challenge of turning six abandoned tennis courts into a community garden. Armidale Community Garden lies just across the creek behind the New England Regional Art Museum (NERAM), and although still very much a work in progress, it has come a long way since those […] full article »

Climate Matters: Armidale Community Garden

#PlasticFreeJuly #ReduceYourUse watch World Wildlife Fund video

Plastic. It’s become such an essential part of our lives, and the statistics are staggering. On average, Australians use 130 kg of plastic each year, but only 12% is recycled. More frightening still, up to 130,000 tonnes of plastic will find its way into the ocean. The good news is that we can all start making […] full article »

#PlasticFreeJuly #ReduceYourUse watch World Wildlife Fund video

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