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mpicklesSat, 14/09/2019 - 8:11am

Workshop for both NAC Urban and Non Urban Residents critical for maintaining our environment.

Ever wondered what wildlife there is in the cove and how can we protect habitats and the wildlife?

North Arm Cove is home to many endangered and at risk wildlife. Sugar Gliders, Pygmy Possums, Phasagoles, Koalas and Bandicoots to name a few. How can we live in the Cove and at the same time protect the habitat for rare and endangered communities?

This is an opportunity to explore habitats in the cove,...

mpicklesThu, 12/09/2019 - 9:49am

DPI has sent an update to North Arm Cove Residents Association in response to a number of representations made to the government about oyster farming on the western foreshore of North Arm Cove. The last update provided to residents was 31 May 2019 reference OUT19/7240(2).

There are two leases in North Arm Cove - Norrth lease - Sweetwater Oysters (OL86/138) will replace the inshore 100mm posts with screw anchors, once available, to secure the lines. South Lease - XL Oysters (OL86/140) will relocate oyster cultivation to within their lease boundary and remove non-compliant marker posts

A comprehensive list...

janinerSun, 01/09/2019 - 8:59pm
Several musk lorrikeets and a scaly breasted lorrikeet in flight

North Arm Cove is full of noise at the moment with lots of birds feeding on the flowering gum trees. Have you ever wondered what birds are making such a racket? Our bird bath attracted three types of lorrikeets down from the high branches.The rainbow lorrikeet is the most common type, but we also have musk lorrikeets and scaly-breasted lorrikeets.

Information
dougkFri, 23/08/2019 - 6:45pm

A court case concerning a series of illegal clearing works back around 2015 came to a conclusion in Raymond Terrace Local Court yesterday (22 August).

Tea Garden Farms Pty Ltd pleaded guilty to four offences relating to work around Nanabah Creek (at Bundabah) which drains into the Marine Park at Fame Cove. These unlawful works at one stage left the creek blocked by bulldozed trees.

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tonyhThu, 01/08/2019 - 7:50pm

Department of Primary Industries Oyster Leases (3).pdf The attached letter is the response we have received from Scott Hansen, Director General, Department of Primary Industries, to our petition dated June 9 expressing the concerns of some 60 NAC residents about the new floating basket farming system being introduced to our waterways. It's now for the community to decided if Mr Hansen has adequately addressed all our concerns or if there are still serious unresolved issues which need to be pursued.

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