Most members are involved in the work of their individual groups and some of these recent projects and campaigns are outlined below.
Members also have a broad range of personal interests which are regularly featured in our EcoUpdate e-newsletter. These have included beekeeping, electric vehicles and building a portable sun-tracking solar panel.
A large model of a humpback whale will be used as an exhibit at the Sustainable Futures Festival on 11 September. After the Festival, The Whale will be as an educational tool, informing youngsters and adults around Port Stephens about our local marine environment. Read more
Look closely at the photos people dancing at the Sustainable Future Festival gala dinner launch and you will notice that many of the most energetic dancers happen to be members … Read more
Three such words are rarely associated with a burn off. Other words that came out of the mouths of Soldiers Point – Salamander Bay Landcare members included meditative, peaceful and … Read more
Please support our members who are faced with rezoning proposals in the Williams River floodplain putting at risk livelihoods and threatened species. Even more farmland is being carved off into smaller lots – is Council going to support rezoning for housing development? Read more
Property developers, Ingenia, are seeking Council’s approval to change the previously approved ‘Boardwalk’ development. This plan would make it impossible for koalas to move across Tomaree Peninsula from east to west by creating a concrete jungle across this already narrow wildlife corridor. Help us stop the bulldozers! Read more
An ongoing talking point in Port Stephens is the future of Tomaree Headland. The NSW Government is keeping deliberations close to its chest, giving rise to all manner of speculation Read more
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
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
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