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Oyster Industry Sustainable Aquaculture Strategy (OISAS) Review

janinerWed, 16/10/2013 - 10:24pm

The NSW Oyster Industry Sustainable Aquaculture Strategy was developed in 2006 to guide the long term development of the NSW oyster industry in a sustainable manner. It aims for a healthy and sustainable industry, and has an aspirational goal of nearly trebling the production of edible oysters from about 2,900 tonnes per year to 7,500 tonnes per year.

The NSW Department of Primary Industry (DPI) has updated the strategy, and has released a draft revised strategy for public exhibition and comment.

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Wildilfe Killer Warning

Tawny Frog Mouth poisonedmpicklesSun, 23/12/2012 - 5:10pm

Last week my grandsons found a Tawny Frogmouth dead in our yard. The bird had been hunting around Water St and the Cove for a few years and would roost in our yard, it met an untimely death. We also found evidence of a regurgitated small mammal probably a marsupial mouse that had taken a rat/mouse bait next to the dead bird. One can presume that this was the cause of death.

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What A load Of Rubbish!

Maria and Elizabeth tonyhSun, 01/03/2015 - 3:23pm


I was seriously concerned that, if we got a good attendance this year, there might not be enough rubbish to go around, so to speak.

Well, we had an amazing turn out.  A total of twenty three willing helpers gave up their Sunday morning to pick up this year's detritus.  That's 15% of our resident population!  Tell that to Tea Gardens and Hawks Nest.

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Let's celebrate 25 years of effort

Sunday March 1st, 8amsiriusFri, 20/02/2015 - 3:58pm

What better way to celebrate the 25th Clean Up Australia Day than to have a record turn-out of willing Cove volunteers to assist our local coordinator, Tony Hann. Sign-on is at the Hall at 8am on Sunday 1st March. Remember to bring your hat and fly spray! Rubbish collection bags will be provided.

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North Arm Cove Annual Wildflower Walk

mpicklesTue, 18/11/2014 - 4:23pm

This year has been an abundance of flowers starting with the wattles and dillwynia  in August, boronia, black eyed susans, patersonia, in September some of which are still flowering in November along with the Eucalyptus. The annual wildflower walk was held 28 September with 15 people attending.

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