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Sapphire Coast Science Week

Sapphire Coast Science Week

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Friday August 13 to Sunday August 22 ONLINE and LIVE!  A great opportunity for people of all ages to have engaging, fun experiences with STEM, citizen science, environmental displays, threatened species information, online science and sustainability projects. If you are interested in science, technology, the environment and sustainability – this is the Science Week program […]

Up-coming Landcare Conferences

Up-coming Landcare Conferences

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The National Landcare conference was to be held in Sydney this year but is now going entirely on-line due to the COVID-19 situation. You can register and attend on-line for free here! There is a great, diverse line-up of speakers and it will be hosted by the inimitable Costa Georgiadis. With topics ranging from sustainable agriculture to […]

Grants for Bushfire Recovery Activities 🍃

Grants for Bushfire Recovery Activities 🍃

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1. Black Summer Bushfire Recovery (BSBR) Grants program – National Recovery and Resilience Agency Details: Covers every LGA that was disaster declared as a result of the 2019-20 bushfires. Projects much address recovery or resilience needs relating to the social, economic or built environment Eligibility: Community organisations, businesses and local councils can apply. Timeframe:  Applications will be […]

Learn How to Write a Winning Grant Application

Learn How to Write a Winning Grant Application

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As a bushfire and business recovery initiative Council’s expert in writing grant applications, Grant Management Officer April Merrick, will run two free grant writing workshops, in Bega and Merimbula, at the end of June. BEGA COUNTRY CLUB, Monday 28 June from 10am to 12noon; includes tea, coffee and biscuits. CLUB SAPPHIRE MERIMBULA, Tuesday 29 June […]

Introducing FSCLA’s new coordinator – Jess Bettanin

Introducing FSCLA’s new coordinator – Jess Bettanin

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Jess Bettanin is the newly appointed Local Landcare Coordinator for the beautiful Far South Coast region . Jess has a passion for working with people who truly care about their local land, water and environmental assets. She has a background in NRM and fire management and has most recently worked for the Bega Valley Shire Council in a […]