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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Muttonbird Beach polluted with microplastics

pictured above – nurdles (plastic beads used in the manufacturing of plastic products) collected TCG working with the Sea Shepherd Marine Debris Team did a beach clean up at Muttonbird Beach on Sunday 3rd June .  At a glance you would think Muttonbird Beach is clean but looks can be deceiving.  One...

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How clean are our beaches?

pictured above – collecting microplastics and nurdles (raw plastic beads used for making plastic products) On Sunday 3rd June TCG in conjunction with the Sea Shepherd Marine Debris Team did a beach clean up at Muttonbird Beach.  At a glance you would think Muttonbird Beach is clean but looks can...

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Wrap on the TCG – Biodiversity & Fire: Resilience & Recovery Workshop: Bornholm: Saturday, 26th May, 2018

Photo courtesy of SBS.com  – Albany WA Western Australian gardening personality, author and “The Forever Project” advocate – Chris Ferreira and Bushfire Safety Consultant – Rohan Carboon, in conjunction with the Torbay Catchment Group, held a Workshop on Saturday, 26th May at the Bornholm Hall that discussed the overall best...

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Next Sydney Wattle removal busy bee – Tues June 12th!

Location: 86 Rainbows End and possibly Lot 29 as well, Littlegrove. If you feel like some good old-fashioned Sydney golden wattle bashing and a good feed afterwards, come join us on Tues June 12th from 9.30am until 12.30pm. Green Skills staff will also be in attendance with chainsaws, we’d be...

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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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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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