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mpicklesFri, 18/10/2019 - 7:49am

1 pm Friday 25 October at the Community Hall

All residents invited to hear from Farmers, Fisheries, Mid Coast Council and Food Atuthority about Oyster Farming in the Cove.

Please post Questions you may have about Oyster Farms to nacra@northarmcove.nsw.nacra and RSVP to let us know you are attending or wish to have your issue raised at the meeting.

mpicklesTue, 15/10/2019 - 2:14pm

86% of households recently surveyed rely on the Cove News .

Surveys are still coming in and being delivered to the Hall and other addresses. So far there are over 50 households who have responded however more would be welcome. 114 People including children responded.

A full report will be available soon on the results and the start of a community plan for North Arm Cove

We should keep the Cove News going until we have transferred over to...

mpicklesTue, 15/10/2019 - 12:47pm

Landcare and North Arm Cove Community have been lucky to put together an opportunity for residents and visitors to hear from the Chief Ecologist Mid Coast Council Matt Bell and Scott Meier BARRC Bushland Regenerator about how to care for habitat in our area.

There will be presentations and on site visits in the Cove with morning tea.

We hope to see you there and have a way of working together in our backyards and...

Saturday 2 Nov 8:30-4:30
jennylMon, 14/10/2019 - 10:28pm

Enjoy a fun day out at Pindimar for plenty of fun with family and friends
Home Brewers & Beer tasters & Competitors wanted! Plenty to eat and plenty of stalls.


mpicklesFri, 11/10/2019 - 8:53am

Vulnerable Plants are now growing well in the Yallarwah park at North Arm Cove.

The Netted Bottle Brush or Callistemon Linearifolius are flowering and are a great show/

This species is listed as vulnerable by the Office of Environment and Heritage.

The flowers are the favourite eating for the Scarlet Honey Eater. Prior to the land clearing for the APZ there were families of the honey eaters around the hall. Additional land clearing further to...

mpicklesTue, 08/10/2019 - 9:35am

1. Community Profile and Plan – Mid Coast Council Consultation 6 pm 26 November – Tea Gardens Baptist Church.

North Arm Cove is one of the smallest villages in Mid Coast Council area. Mid Coast Council initiated this year a Community Engagement and Planning Strategy. The strategy involves communities

identifying priorities for works and improvements in their villages for the coming years.

This plan is important for all communities in the...

Spring Chicks
mpicklesSat, 05/10/2019 - 1:19pm

1. Oyster Farming

The executive of NACRA has discontinued the Aquaculture Committee for a number of reasons outlined in the Executive Committee Minutes of the 25 September. Executive Meeting Minutes 25 September 2019..pdf This decision was not made lightly and the work of Janine Read is recognised in her consistent and diligent efforts for compliance of leases. Read more in the minutes here. A request has been made to reform the subcommittee which will be discussed at the AGM.

A residents consultation with Fisheries, Oyster Farmers, the Food Authority will be held on 25...

dougkFri, 04/10/2019 - 12:10pm

Ian Cook writes :

What would you do if a fire was to threaten while on holidays?

As you would be aware we have experienced a very early fire season up and down the coast. Both Mid Coast, Northern Tablelands and the New England are experiencing prolonged fire activity. The NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) is urging those heading away for the holidays to check fire conditions and have a plan in the event they are threatened by fire.

Today's featured article

dougkMon, 16/01/2012 - 11:26am

Oyster leases can be seen around the Cove and adjacent areas of Port Stephens. Although not all of these leases are as active as they once were, the industry is celebrated annually at the Karuah Oyster and Timber Festival. How did this local industry start?

Oysters had been a valuable food source for coastal Aborigines for millennia. NSW oysters quickly became popular with European settlers and their shells were also used as a source of lime for cement. By the 1860s, increasing population had depleted the natural supplies so the possibility of cultivating oysters was explored. (See NSW DPI:...

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