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Science and the Community working together for Bush and River Restoration

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Blue Mountains Hanging Swamp Field Trip

The hanging swamps of the Blue Mountains are a unique and interesting ecological community, but many are situated on the urban fringe, so they are not always in the best condition. However there has been a strong increase in bush regen activity in recent years, due in a large part to "Blue Mountains Urban Runoff [...]

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The Regeneration of Wingham Brush, NSW

This was the first Australian attempt to restore a rainforest. Wingham Brush is 9 hectares of lowland tropical rainforest in the Manning River valley adjacent to the town of Wingham upstream of Taree. This remnant and the 5 hectares at Coocumbac Island Nature Reserve are the most southerly representatives of this type of rainforest of [...]

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Field seminar at Rookwood Cemetry, Lidcombe, NSW

AABR's field trip to Rookwood Cemetery with Dr. Paul Adam was well attended with an audience of nearly 70 people. The Cemetery is an interesting blend of custom and cultures merging into, and often overwhelming, the natural landscape. It was Dr. Paul Adam's scientific assessment of this indigenous vegetation and our human impacts upon it [...]

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Animal Survival in Urban Bushland Reserves

Bushland reserves have been established in built-up areas as a means of conserving remnant flora and fauna. Recent fauna survey work allows for an assessment of the effectiveness of these reserves as conservation areas for native animals. Many bushland reserves are surrounded by houses and are subject to various forms of degradation, weed infestation and [...]

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Bushland Restoration at Kings Park Botanic Garden, Perth, Western Australia

Kings Park Botanic Garden in Perth cover 1000 Acres (or 400 Ha) . The site is 1 kilometre from the centre of Perth and gets about 5 million visitors per year. However, most do not visit the bush - they come to see the views, freesias and developed gardens. A major achievement in recent years [...]

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The Northern Sydney Regional Fox Baiting Program

During 2001, the regional fox baiting program which commenced in the northern Sydney region, with initial planning in 1998, expanded to include the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service, Taronga Zoo and eleven local Councils (Hornsby, Ku-ring-gai, Pittwater, Ryde, Warringah, Willoughby, Parramatta, Lane Cove, Hunters Hill, Mosman and North Sydney). The northern Sydney region contains [...]

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Bushland Weeds of South-Eastern Australia

Downloads The Bushland Weeds of South-Eastern Australia has been compiled by Nancy Pallin. Suggestions, additions and edits welcome. Please forward to npallin@bigpond.net.au. Download Weeds List

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Bushland Weeds of the Blue Mountains Region

These lists were compiled by the Blue Mountains Bushcare Network PO Box 126 Leura, NSW, 2780 If you would like to nominate weed species to be added to the list, or you would like to assist in the creation of local weed lists for your Region, please contact AABR. AABR c/- Total Environment Centre Level [...]

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Bushland Weeds of the Sydney Region

These lists were compiled by the Bushland Weeds Education Group, Sydney (An initiative of the Australian Association of Bush Regenerators). They have been prepared by practising Bush Regenerators to provide information about which popular garden plants have been found to be troublesome or destructive weeds in bushland of the Sydney region. They can be considered [...]

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