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Our Network in Action

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.

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

Boomerang Park Preservation Group

Boomerang Park – its history and its vibrant Preservation Group. Boomerang Park was included as a public reserve in the first survey of Raymond Terrace in 1837. Given its age, it …   Read more

Backyard Beekeeping

EcoNetwork member, Neil Ritchie, once thought beekeepers were crazy, but then he became one after his young daughter wanted a pet snake – or bees! What are the 21st century revolutions that have dramatically changed the nature of beekeeping?   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

Friends of Tomaree National Park

Friends of Tomaree National Park The Friends of Tomaree National Park is a newly formed and growing community-based group of the National Parks Association (Hunter Branch), an affiliate of EcoNetwork. We are …   Read more