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GLC Stormwater Project etc.

tonyhFri, 04/09/2015 - 5:42pm

We have been advised by the GLC that the start on the long awaited stormwater drainage improvement program is imminent. Work will begin at 10 Cove Boulevard late September and move to 110 Cove Boulevard for the second stage. We don't know at this point what area will receive focus next. Watch this spot.

After questioning the proposed link between east and west The Esplanade, we are told, "The proposal from RFS is for a 4m wide road link on The Esplanade and funding for this is awaiting their allocation which would normally come in October but has in...

Whats in our backyard?

habitats for wildlife
mpicklesWed, 02/09/2015 - 5:06pm

The local Land for Wildlife group with Great Lakes Council and North Arm Cove Community Garden have organised a workshop for the community on what is our backyard.

9:30 - 1:00 PM Saturday 24 October 2015 starting at the community hall.Matthew Bell senior ecologist from Great Lakes Council will be the main speaker and will answer questions from the audience.

Residents of the Cove and surrouonds enjoy the natural environment and wildlife and would like increase thier knowledge of animals that live in the area and how we can protect thier habitat.

Matt will take us journey...

Weed Bulletin Number 5

New and emerging weed
mpicklesWed, 02/09/2015 - 4:48pmRaphiolepis indica

Weed Bulletin Number 5 describes Indian Hawthorn and what to plant in its place.

Indian Hawthorn is classified as a new and emerging weed as it is currently in limited distribution in the natural environment, but shows great potential to become a serious problem.

This species is actively controlled in natural areas by community groups in New South Wales and appears on several local and regional environmental weed lists (i.e. Far North Coast, Mid North Coast, South Coast, wider Sydney basin and Blue Mountains). Local Dunecare volunteer groups are managing Indian Hawthorn within the natural environment...

The Cove & the Council - a case of give & take

dougkSun, 30/08/2015 - 11:58pm

It seems the Cove's relationship with Council has, for many years, mostly been a case of we give and they take. A significant amount of rate money has flowed to Council over the past half century from the North Arm Cove village area and the many nearby non-urban lots. Yet it has been a continual struggle for North Arm Cove to gain the attention of Council when they so often seem totally preoccupied elsewhere.

Native bees are out an about

mpicklesSun, 30/08/2015 - 3:34pm

Enjoy Native Bees in your Garden.

Last year North Arm cove Community Garden hosted a workshop lead by Megan Halcroft on native bees and how to encourage them into your garden. Many people from the cove made a native bee nest with reeds and bamboo to create a place for solitary bees to nest. Now is the time that bees are again active and people with nests may see some of the offspring in their garden.

Last year in the Community Garden we identified a wide range of the 16,000 species in Australia. My favourite is the Teddy...

A man who gave much

susancFri, 28/08/2015 - 6:19am

A man now in his nineties, Jim Clayton is a wonderful example of a life well-lived.

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