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mareli121Mon, 06/03/2017 - 4:29pm

So many thanks to all those who fronted up during and between rain showers for the annual picking up of rubbish - in this instance, sodden rubbish, from the environs of North Arm Cove. This year due to the brilliant turn out, 27 very able souls in all, we ranged further than expected and as a result North Arm Cove looks a whole lot better for it.

There was less rubbish than in the past, so that meant we could look at other areas. My genuine thanks goes to Mr. Tony Hann for his help in giving me such...

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dougkMon, 27/02/2017 - 8:28pm

Mid North Coast Wild Dog Association Inc. with support from Hunter Local Land Services and National Landcare Programme funding are holding a Wild Dog Awareness Day in Karuah on March 19 from 11am to 1pm. Further details can be found in the attached brochure.

East Shoreline North Arm Cove
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janinerMon, 12/12/2016 - 4:42pm
Fame Cove vandalism

After listening to the heavy equipment on the eastern shore of North Arm Cove we took the opportunity to take a few closer photos from our boat. There is a siltation fence below the main cleared area but there is a lot of fresh earth below the fence, so the fence would not prevent contaminated runoff in heavy rain.

The view from Fame Cove is similiar. There is a fresh road running nearly straight up the hiilside with no siltation controls visible from the water. Any steep road running straight up a hill would be subject to significant erosion...

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janinerSat, 12/11/2016 - 1:44pm

Sydney University is studying Lyme Disease in Australia. They need tick samples as well as people who have suspected Lyme Disease to take part in the study.

If you find a live tick, it needs to be frozen and sent by overnight mail to Sydney University. Go to file:///C:/Users/Mum/Documents/NAC%20web/UoSTickCollectionAdvice_2014.pdf for collection advice.

If you have been recently diagnosed with Lyme Disease or suspect you may have Lyme Disease, the University needs you. You would be required to provide blood samples over a 6 month period and to fill out a questionaire. Go to http://www.lymeaustralia.com/sydney-uni-study.html for...

Review
janinerSun, 06/11/2016 - 3:04pm

NSW Oyster Industry Sustainable Aquaculture Strategy, Third Edition

The third edition of the NSW Oyster Industry Sustainable Aquaculture Strategy was released earlier this year. It is available online at http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/fishing/aquaculture/publications/oysters/indus... . The forward to this new edition is reproduced below.

Foreword to the third edition

The 2016 third edition of the NSW Oyster Industry Sustainable Aquaculture Strategy (OISAS) is in response to the development of new floating cultivation and the availability of new materials that can be used to construct oyster infrastructure. These developments highlighted the need to...

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