Fire Project commences

The Torbay Bush Fire Brigade with assistance from the Elleker Brigade undertook a cool burn in some bushland yesterday.  The winds were favourable making it an ideal day for less experienced volunteer fire fighters to work with more experienced crew in a relatively stress-free situation. The private bushland site is...

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Baiting to commence in West Cape Howe National Park – May 2019

After 2 weeks of camera trap monitoring to get data about what feral predators are in West Cape Howe National Park, baiting by contractor Mike Butcher of Animal Pest Management is due to commence this Wednesday 15th May in West Cape Howe National Park. Big thanks to everyone at the...

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Protecting Possums through Feral Control

The Torbay Catchment Group has secured 3 years of funding through the State NRM Community Stewardship program, aimed at protecting habitat, raising awareness and surveying populations of critically endangered Western Ringtail Possums. Included is an integrated feral animal control program which received praise by the State NRM panel stating that...

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Making your Property Fire-Safe and Sustainable

TORBAY Catchment Group (TCG) will be running a 3 hour workshop on Saturday May 26 at Bornholm Hall, from 1.30pm to 4.30pm. Learn how to prepare your home and property in the face of the ongoing threat of fire. Gardening personality Chris Ferreira and bushfire consultant Rohan Carboon from “The Forever Project” will be down on the South...

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Possum spotlighting – volunteer night Wednesday 16th May

Want to get up close and personal with our local wildlife? Come and join us for a possum spotlighting volunteer night to be held in Torbay on Wednesday 16 May You will need a torch – preferably a head torch – good walking shoes – warm clothes Bookings essential Book here...

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A busy year – lots of events

We have a busy year with many varied events ahead.  We hope you will join us for one or two of them. Keep an eye out on our events page for dates and booking details.  Below are a list of just some of the things that will be on offer....

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Possum patrol – so so cute!!

We braved the windy weather last night to continue our possum surveying in the catchment.  And apart from a bit of the planned the survey area being underwater making it inaccessible we had quite a good night capturing this adorable photo of mum and baby.  So cute….. If you would...

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