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Pine Ave Dog Park Friends Group April Working Bee

Pine Ave Dog Park Friends Group April Working Bee

Pine Ave Dog Park Friends Group April Working Bee Thank you for a great days work today we managed to do a lot and finish before the rain so we were fortunate. Today’s tasks covered were continuing removal and spot poisoning of the desert ash…

Protect a piece of the Western Port Woodlands puzzle

Protect a piece of the Western Port Woodlands puzzle

From Victoria National Parks Association (19/4/24)… Protect a piece of the Western Port Woodlands puzzle Remember the news in January about protecting an important piece of the Western Port Woodlands puzzle? It’s on the market right now – we need to let the Environment Minister…

Some interesting titbits about wombats

Some interesting titbits about wombats

From ABC News…  Some interesting titbits about wombats How fast does a wombat really run? An investigation into the 40 kph phenomenon Did you ever hear the animal “fact” that a wombat could beat the world’s fastest human, Usain Bolt, in a footrace? Bolt’s world…

Sign the petition to reduce single-use plastics

Sign the petition to reduce single-use plastics

From the Boomerang Alliance (17/4/24)… Petition to to reduce single-use plastics Did you know Australians generate more single-use plastics per capita than any other country in the world (bar Singapore)? That’s why the Boomerang Alliance and Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) have joined forces to ask…

2024 Earth Day on April 22

2024 Earth Day on April 22

From Greenfleet (16/4/24)…   2024 Earth Day on April 22 Earth Day brings people together to protect the precious earth we live on. Greenfleet supporters are longtime proponents of taking action to protect our earth, and the plants and animals that need our help. Earth…

Save Western Port Woodlands

Save Western Port Woodlands

Save Western Port Woodlands Dear Woodlanders The clock is ticking on our efforts to secure part of the former Holden Proving Ground for conservation. To recap, this is about 400 hectares of very high grade remnant woodland which forms the central chunk of the Western Port Woodlands and is…

From FriendsNET:  Events of Interest

From FriendsNET: Events of Interest

From FriendsNET (15/4/24)…   Events of Interest Annual count of Red-tailed Black-cockatoos – Saturday 4 May Symposium on the use of technology to reduce wildlife-vehicle collisions – Tuesday 21 May Biodiversity Across Borders Conference 7 June 2024   Read the details Back to News  …

Mornington Peninsula Landcare Network  April Newsletter

Mornington Peninsula Landcare Network April Newsletter

From Mornington Peninsula Landcare Network (12/4/24)…   Mornington Peninsula Landcare Network April Newsletter There are some good pieces in this month’s newsletter: News of the Linking the Mornington Peninsula plan, an invitation to a planting day at Coolart, information about dung beetles, brief news of a…

Battery boom: More Australians get storage after power prices rise

Battery boom: More Australians get storage after power prices rise

From The New Daily (9/4/24)…   Battery boom: More Australians get storage after power prices rise An increasing number of Australians are investing in household batteries, according to data that points towards a boom across the industry as the technology becomes cheaper. Figures published on…