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Matt Bell Chief Ecologist GLC
mpicklesSun, 15/11/2015 - 5:04pm
Matt Bell Chief Ecologist GLC with NAC Residents 24 Oct 2015

“ We must consider ourselves lucky, geographically and biologically. This comes with responsibilities for us, as custodians of the extraordinary!”

Matt Bell chief ecologist from Great Lakes Council was the guest speaker at a workshop on what’s in our Backyard Saturday, 24 October 2015. Twenty NAC residents were treated to a lively passionate and highly educational presentation and walk with Matt on the biodiversity in the Great Lakes area and how we can contribute to reducing impact and preserving what we have in the Cove. The workshop was supported by the GLC Land for Wildlife...

mpicklesFri, 06/11/2015 - 6:06pm

The developer at Fame Cove has been fined a mere $8,000 for clogging up the creek with trees, the clearing was not authorised. Neighbours are not happy. 

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Sea Grasses on the way back
mpicklesTue, 27/10/2015 - 4:36pm

Sea grass beds are slowly making a come back at North Arm Cove after the damage caused by flooding and silt in 2013.

A rare opportunity was had this week with an extra low tide to capture the small grasses. Sea Grass beds play an important role in providing a habitat and nursery for numerous vertebrates and invertebrate species, some of which have yet to be named. The grass beds are an essential part of the whole ecosystem of the bay, for fish, dolphins, turtles, crabs, shell fish and birds.

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Alan and Bob finding the way
mpicklesFri, 02/10/2015 - 10:40am

North Arm Cove Wildflower Walk 6 September 2015 - watch this space for more wildflower pics in the coming weeks

A great walk with 13 North Arm Covers was lead by Bill Mollar around the Bulga Creek area and identified many flowers along the way.

The walk started at the Hall with a few minutes remembering Mel Jackson an active member of the NAC Garden. Mel had was a treasure on the wildflower walks with her knowledge and sense of humour. Unfortunately she passed away in 2013 with kidney cancer leaving her two young children Callum and Darcey....

habitats for wildlife
mpicklesWed, 02/09/2015 - 5:06pm

The local Land for Wildlife group with Great Lakes Council and North Arm Cove Community Garden have organised a workshop for the community on what is our backyard.

9:30 - 1:00 PM Saturday 24 October 2015 starting at the community hall.Matthew Bell senior ecologist from Great Lakes Council will be the main speaker and will answer questions from the audience.

Residents of the Cove and surrouonds enjoy the natural environment and wildlife and would like increase thier knowledge of animals that live in the area and how we can protect thier habitat.

Matt will take us journey...

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