Stringybark project wins major environmental award

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Moree Plains Shire Council was the outright winner of the NSW Roadside Environmental Management Award at the 2016 LGNSW Excellence in the Environment Awards presented yesterday. The Award was sponsored by the NSW Roadside Environment Committee. Congratulations also to Lachlan Shire Council and Ballina Shire Council which each received Highly Commended Awards. Stringybark Ecological developed… Read More

Semi-evergreen Vine Thicket in northern NSW

Northern NSW is home to a unique ecological community: Semi-evergreen Vine Thicket (or SEVT). A type of dry rainforest, this community includes a rich diversity of plants and animals. SEVT is often dominated by Notelaea microcarpa (Native Olive) and Geijera parviflora (Wilga) and usually has a low tree layer, a dense tall shrub layer and a dense ground… Read More