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Our Network in Action

Most members are involved in the work of their individual organisations, outlined in other areas of this website. They also have a broad range of personal interests which are featured under EcoNetwork Members in Action in our monthly EcoUpdate e-newsletter.

Are NSW Marine Sanctuaries under threat?

The NSW Government recently released the ‘NSW Mainland Marine Park Network – Draft Management Plan 2021 – 2031’ for public comment. What are the threats to be concerned about? We share our views on what needs to be done.   Read more

Tracking the sun – Solar on the go

When EcoNetwork member Neil Ritchie retired, his first project was to build a portable sun tracking solar panel for his camper trailer. Find out how …   Read more

STOP poisoning our wildlife

Earlier this year, many of us signed a petition organised by Birdlife Australia demanding that an application by the New South Wales Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI) to use …   Read more

Boomerang Park Group represented in indigenous artwork

Telling the story of how Boomerang Park Preservation Group based in Raymond Terrace is represented in Indigenous artwork. Local artist, Peter Kafer, played a significant role in helping establish the Group in 2015.   Read more

Securing Tomaree’s Biodiversity

Thirteen community groups based on the Tomaree Peninsula came together and submitted a significant proposal to protect the habitat corridor linking Tomaree National Park, Tilligerry Nature Reserve and Mambo Wetlands.   Read more

Soldiers Point under attack – death by a thousand cuts

Why does it appear that some property owners cite a potential fire risk so they can clear vegetation? In many cases it is clearly substantiated but in others, especially where water views …   Read more

Kicking the milestones for Tomaree

Kicking the milestones for Tomaree In just a short nine months since a few dedicated souls got together, Friends of Tomaree National Park has grown to around 50 registered participants, …   Read more