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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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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