Archive for March, 2010

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13th Mar

Bangalow to the beach

The link between the state of our creeks and the health of the ocean.

In Australia, the days are gone, thankfully – when the ocean was seen as a suitable place to dispose of our wastes. It is no longer acceptable (or legal!) to directly dump pollutants and rubbish into the marine environment. But there are still vast quantities of contaminants making their way from coastal catchments, flowing into streams and rivers then out into the ocean. Read More »

11th Mar

Weeds

Weeds ? Plants growing where they are not wanted
Here on the north coast we have plenty of those. Most weeds are recognizable to most people, plant names such as Camphor laurel, Privet and Lantana are almost dirty words to anyone who cares about their garden. When working in the environment many other plants become familiar as ‘weeds’ that most of us would not think of as a problem.

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