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Survival in Queanbeyan: good news story continues

motion sensing wildlife Queanbeyan Poplars

IN 2013 THE Bulletin reported on the post-drought recovery at the Queanbeyan Nature Reserve and at the Poplars private land across the road of several of Australia’s most endangered species including the Grassland Earless Dragon. The 2014 survey by NSW Environment and Heritage is complete and the good news is that

Monaro Labor: support for Greater Gliders


Nationals’-led forestry portfolio in charge, EPA ‘toothless tiger’? LABOR CANDIDATE FOR Monaro Bryce Wilson has expressed his support for the Friends of Mongarlowe River's efforts to stop old-growth native-forest logging next to the historic Corn Trail east of Braidwood. Locals with ecological expertise fear the logging will kill endangered Greater Gliders, and

FACT: Nationals drained Menindee, sent water to flooded SA


LABOR ACCUSES NATIONALS OF FAKE NEWS ON WATER MANAGEMENT THE NSW NATIONALS have been caught distributing a dishonest election pamphlet on water just six days after they were caught claiming a Nationals-run fake news website was run by independent journalists. The Nationals’ pamphlet (main image above) falsely claimed that Labor is trying to funnel

Weeds threaten to overrun pastures


St John’s Wort major outbreak in rural and reserve areas AS IF OVERNIGHT, a mass outbreak of bright yellow St John’s Wort became noticeable in December on public and private land of the capital region. Other opportunistic and invasive weeds: thistles, serrated tussock and Common Centaury amongst them, have found openings on

Wine and nature at Contentious Character, Wamboin

IN THE MIDDLE of Wamboin, tucked behind an extended driveway lined with green and yellow flora, is Contentious Character — a vineyard, winery, cellar door and kitchen — specialising in working their wines into their kitchen menu. A place where the wines and the food, have a delicious twist. The menu

Cbr Beer Wine BBQ Festival: Goolabri, 8 Dec

Canberra Beer Wine Festival feature image

THIS YEAR ON Saturday 8th December, local breweries, wineries and all things barbeque will be found at one of the region’s most stunning event venues, Goolabri. Hosting the very first Canberra Beer Wine & Barbeque Festival, “The Wedgetail Pavilion” is the perfect setting. The Canberra region has some incredible wines and