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Storm Emergency and Recovery Community Feedback Forum

Kate Washington visit.mpicklesSat, 16/05/2015 - 2:42pm

Put 9:30 am on Friday 22 May in your diary to attend an important forum.

The Minister for Emergency Services NSW has called on Local MPs to conduct meetings with the community to gather information through Storm Emergency and Recovery Community Feedback Forums. Kate Washington MP for Port Stephens will be conducting the forum for North Arm Cove residents 9:30 am on Friday 22 May at the Community Hall. This is a great opportunity to put forward issues for NAC around communication and emergency response. Kate is keen to gather as much information as possible in this exercise that...

Diamond Python

Looking for a home for winterjaninerThu, 30/04/2015 - 9:34pm
Diamond Python

A week after the April storms, our resident diamond python is looking for a dry home for winter. Our new boatshed seemed to provide an ideal location. He examined the door for about ten minutes before he decided that it was firmly shut. We have had regular visits by a diamond python of this size for the last 25 years. I don't know if it is the original one or if there is a family of them.

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.

As for the rubbish, our generous benefactors - the passing general public - had made quite sure we wouldn't go short. I'm guessing we collected another two...

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.

The inspiration for Clean Up Australia Day came from passionate yachtie, Ian Kiernan, who was horrified at the amount of rubbish he encountered in the world's oceans. From the beginning this initiative was a great success. Over the past 25 years, Australians have contributed more...

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.

This year the walk was led by Tony Stokes and Bill Mollar. Tony has a wide knowledge of orchids and lilies of which we managed to find many, and Bill has good identification skills across a number of species. Eng Lim a visitor to the Cove from Menai took many beautiful photos,...

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