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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Film screening of Tomorrow – Torbay Hall

Come and join us for  the screening of Tomorrow  ALL WELCOME!!  Just come for the movie, or the join us before or after Entry $5  (to cover screening cost, hall hire, tea and coffee)  6:30pm  Film Screening 8:30pm   Discussion For more details please contact: mcld@westnet.com.au or 0438 418 949  OR  holistichealthcarenetwork@gmail.com WHY THIS FILM ? Our...

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Regenerating Farming Soils with Walter Jehne Sunday 17 June

Walter Jehne is an internationally recognized soil microbiologist and innovation strategist. He has immense field and research experience in forests, grasslands, agriculture and soils at national (CSIRO) and international (UN) level. Walter’s scientific work has focused on soil biology, plant root ecology, mycorrhizal fungi, glomalin, soil-carbon formation, as well as...

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Tomorrow – film screening Friday 25th May – Torbay Hall

As a follow up to a recent meeting where Social Farming was discussed, the film Tomorrow will be screened at the Torbay Hall by the Holistic HealthCare Network on Friday 25 May commencing at 6:30pm . This will be followed by a discussions on Social Farming, the film and our...

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