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Conservation in the Community

Sturt Greens Public Forum: Conservation in your Community NPSP Payneham Library Trinity room, 22 May 6:30-9:30 The loss of native habitat in our urban centres has led to the decline of wildlife populations. David Paton, Associate Professor at the University … Continue reading

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Making space for native bees

Jenny Deans gave a presentation and workshop at One Planet Market , Sustainable Communities SA, on how to create an environment in your garden which protects and encourages native bees in your neighbourhood. Jenny discussed the importance of native bees in … Continue reading

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Grow, grow, grow your own

Chris Bryant and John Boland from Eastern Suburbs Permaculture group are giving a workshop 2 PM on Saturday 22nd April 2017 at Unley Community Centre, 18 Arthur Street Unley through Sustainable Communities SA. “Living more sustainably is a real challenge. … Continue reading

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Dhyan Marga’s Garden – Open Garden SA

The 2017 Open Garden SA season has started this weekend. For all those interested, take a look at their upcoming list of gardens: http://opengardensa.org.au/events-3/.  Of note is Dhyan Marga’s Garden, Camden Park, Sat Jan 28 – Sun Jan 29 | 10:00 am – … Continue reading

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Gawler Sustainability Fair

The Gawler Sustainability Fair takes place on 6 November from 10am to 3pm.

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Can Trees communicate with each other?

In the early 90s, I purchased Bill Mollsion’s book, A Practical Guide for a Sustainable Future. In Chapter 6, Bill explains how important the tree canopy is to the ecology of the forest. He discusses the influence of mature trees … Continue reading

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Vale Bill Mollison

Sad day for permaculturalists around the world with the passing of co-founder Bill Mollison. His ideas on permanent agriculture were the essence of what is now food security and sustainability. His first work, although more an essay in book format, … Continue reading

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