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mpicklesWed, 13/11/2019 - 1:45pm

There are still some vacancies for the habitat workshop Friday 22 November.

Please wear long sleeves, long pants, hat and bring water. Insect repellent and sun screen is advised.

Reigster now with joel.dunn@glcr.org.au

mpicklesSun, 10/11/2019 - 6:58pm

Over 55 residents attended the Consultation with Oyster Farming Stakeholders on Friday 25 October at the Community Centre in North Arm Cove.

The meeting was held to inform residents about Oyster Farming as required under the Good Neighgourhood Policy of the 2016 Oyster Strategy.]

Guests included;

Ian Lyall Program, Leader Aquaculture NSW, DPI
Rob Peever, District Fisheries Officer, NSW DPI
Representatives from XL Oysters OL86/140
Representatives from Sweetwater Oysters OL86/138 §
Malcolm Hunter and Georgina Martin, Environmental Health Coordinators, MidCoast Council
Mark Bulley Regional Coordinator NSW...

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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 around the cove.

If you would like to register please contact

Joël Dunn

Local Landcare Coordinator...

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 the west took out more of Netted Bottle Brush.

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tonyhSun, 29/09/2019 - 4:44pm

This meeting was held to provide feedback on progress to date in addressing the many concerns residents have over recent changes to oyster farming methodology in North Arm Cove.

Oyster farmers have moved from the traditional intertidal post and rail rack cultivation systems to the floating basket long line cultivation system. There are clearly advantages of the new system for the farmers and we respect their rights to run their businesses and make a living. However, the methodology also has negative impacts on us as their neighbours.

We have been completely excluded from the decision-making process and this...

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