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mpicklesTue, 14/05/2019 - 8:58am

The Ironstone Community Action Group (ICAG) Inc. is to hold a public meeting to voice concerns about a new hard rock quarry proposed for Karuah.

VENUE: Karuah Community Hall, 2 Engel Avenue Karuah

DATE: Wednesday, 15 May 2019

TIME: 6.15pm (hall to open 5.00pm for document perusal)

ICAG is concerned about discharge of sediment laden water into Yalimbah Creek, which flows into the Karuah River, and its affect on mangroves and water quality in Port Stephens where there are oyster leases.

It is also concerned...
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janinerMon, 13/05/2019 - 11:03am
New Floating Oyster Cages on OL86/138

There has been new work on both of the oyster leases adjacent to the residential area of the Cove. Floating cultivation has been installed on both leases and more will be installed in the near future.

On oyster lease OL86/138 (the northern lease just off East Slopes Way and part of Cove Boulevarde), the new structures are perpendicular to the shore and attached with sliding collars to posts on the shoreward side and anchored on the seaward side. Work has slowed due to the difficulty of installing the posts into a harder seabed on the northern end of the...

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mareli121Mon, 18/03/2019 - 1:33pm

Many thanks to those 25 souls who came along to the 2019 North Arm Cove Clean Up Australia event on the weekend of the 2nd  and 3rd of March.  We all are also grateful to those that pick up through the year, even though they can’t make it on the day. It was a fine day and a fine turn out.

Jennie and I left it to the last weekend to meander around the area thinking that this year was going to be easier with not so much obvious rubbish around.......WRONG!

mpicklesWed, 27/02/2019 - 3:48pm

Are you looking for plants for nature strips?

Now that the weather is cooler it is a good time to plan for Autumn Planting. We have noticed more and more weeds used on nature strips such as Bromeliads, Hebbes, Senna Plants and a whole lot more. If you are not sure of weeds listed in this area you can access a weed list on the MCC website Weed Management .

Mid Coast Council has 2 nurseries open by appointment to residents who would like to plant natives for shade and for food...

Information
mpicklesFri, 08/02/2019 - 3:28pm

Changes to Tree Preservation Orders Update

Mid Coast Environmental Group have put together a document which outlines key factors Council should consider in developing an environmental policy particularly in reference to the rescinding of Tree Preservation Orders.At the meeting of MidCoast Council on 6th February 2019, and has presended a petition asking Council to commit to undertaking genuine community consultation regarding tree and native vegetation protection, before amending the current Development Control Plan (DCP).

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