Home Grown Garden Tour Map
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Armidale Outdoors
Armidale Vegetable Sowing Guide
This guide shows planting time periods that should allow you to get a crop in Armidale.

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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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2020 Home Grown Garden Tour SAT 29 FEB

2020 Home Grown Garden Tour SAT 29 FEB

[ Saturday, 29 Feb; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Sunday, 1 Mar; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] It’s on again! Home Grown Garden Tour (Survivor 9th Edition) from SAT 29 FEB to SUN 1 MARCH 2020 All gardens are located within the town boundary, and it only costs $5 if you go by bike and $20 per car, so bring some friends along. Meet other gardeners, pick up tips, get inspired! Maps with all the info are […] full article »

O-Week Landcare-Rivercare Event 2020 needs supervisor volunteers

O-Week Landcare-Rivercare Event 2020 needs supervisor volunteers

[ Friday, 28 Feb; 9:30 am; ] The O-Week Landcare-Rivercare Event 2020 is planned for this Friday. Tom Fisher would appreciate support with supervising and assisting students with the activities such as planting, weeding, spreading mulch etc. Lions will be preparing and serving a BBQ lunch. If you are available please advise Tom Fisher on {mobile prefix oh four}47 957 381. Volunteer Assembly: 9:30am […] full article »

Weathering Everything: Mini-Symposium

Weathering Everything: Mini-Symposium

[ Tuesday, 3 Mar; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Wednesday, 4 Mar; 7:30 am to 9:00 am. 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] With Dr Astrida Neimanis (USYD), Tessa Zettel (Artist-Researcher), and Dr Jennifer Hamilton (UNE) Events: Tuesday, March 3: 5pm for 5.00-7pm – Public Lecture: Dr Astrida Neimanis “We are all bodies of water; we are always weathering” at Oorala Lecture Theatre, University of New England, Armidale Campus. Wednesday, March 4: 7.30am-9am – Community Weathering Station Breakfast, Lake Madgwick UNE Armidale Campus Wednesday, […] full article »

VIDEO: Clean up (Dumaresq creek) Australia Day is Sunday 1 March

VIDEO: Clean up (Dumaresq creek) Australia Day is Sunday 1 March

[ Sunday, 1 Mar; 8:45 am; ] And this year marks our 30th birthday (can you believe it?) so we’re keen to get as many people involved as possible. We encourage you to choose your own adventure! Get involved by hosting a Clean Up of your own – or joining one in your neighbourhood. Why not consider making a day-trip and heading […] full article »

WORKSHOP: Feral Animal Experts to Address Uralla Forum

WORKSHOP: Feral Animal Experts to Address Uralla Forum

[ Wednesday, 4 Mar; 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. ] Southern New England Landcare are organising Focus on Ferals Forum at Uralla Bowling Club on 4th March will be a timely opportunity to bring together landholders, extension staff and leading experts to discuss developments and best practice in pest animal management, with a special emphasis on a changing climate. WORKSHOP REGISTRATION full article »

WEBINAR: How bushfire smoke and dust broke air quality records in New South Wales

WEBINAR: How bushfire smoke and dust broke air quality records in New South Wales

[ Tuesday, 3 Mar; 12:00 pm; ] This webinar will provide an overview of challenges encountered in measuring, reporting and forecasting of air quality in NSW during the 2019-20 bushfire season. It will cover: what were the climatic drivers of bushfires, smoke and dust storms seen in 2019 how air quality data is measured across the NSW government’s extensive network of sites […] full article »

March Forum: David Carr on protecting New England koalas

March Forum: David Carr on protecting New England koalas

[ Thursday, 5 Mar; 7:00 pm; 7:00 pm; ] Even before the severe drought and bushfires of last year koalas were recognised under NSW and Commonwealth legislation as threatened species. On the coast koalas are threatened by habitat loss from urban development and are killed in large numbers by dogs and cars. Inland populations have been declining rapidly because of land clearing, drought and extreme […] full article »

‘Against Our Oath’ film screening

‘Against Our Oath’ film screening

[ Wednesday, 4 Mar; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]   Armidale Sanctuary and Armidale Rural Australian for Refugees (ARAR) are having a fundraiser screening of the new Australian documentary “AGAINST OUR OATH” “Ethical conflicts erupt for doctors as the Australian Government overrides their clinical decisions made for refugee patients. If doctors cannot follow their medical ethics, what will happen to their patients?” [embed width="520"]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mS9KaSHs_Uw[/embed] Date: Wednesday 4th March […] full article »