Local Science/Environment

“Over development, intensive blueberry farming killing Hearnes Lake” – Sandy Beach Action Group

Residents of Sandy Beach are launching a campaign to save Hearnes Lake from complete degradation and ‘death from over development’ across the catchment. The runoff from new housing estates and the rapid expansion of intensive agriculture – mostly blueberries – has made the lake virtually unusable. The Sandy Beach Action […]

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Great Koala National Park concept has Bowraville Chamber of Commerce on side

Over 130 people attended the community information session hosted by the Bowraville Chamber of Commerce and presented by the Great Koala National Park steering committee at the historic Bowraville Theatre. By Paula Flack Attendees learnt of the need for the science-based network of existing National Parks and new reserves on public land, which would […]

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Cyclone Oma – “there’s a good chance we will feel some of its impact”

Tropical cyclone Oma – Official NCSC “Heads up” Update #1 – 19th FEB 2019. By Antonio of North Coast Storm Chasers Event Probability: 60-65% Potential Landfall / Offshore coast: Saturday/Sunday this weekend. Post Summary: – Rainfall totals exceeding 300mm in NE NSW and SE QLD. – Wind gusts in excess […]