We hear about the loss of butterfly, native bee, and bird habitat but what can we do to restore native gardens in the suburbs? Many of us do not have the space to plant a native garden because there is no room in the front or back yards. You can, with permission from the council, … Read more
BioR is a non-profit organisation devoted to the reconstruction of habitats for biodiversity. Reconstruction of habitats is needed to prevent on-going declines and losses of plant and animal species. Building habitats also reduces our ecological footprints. They are operating at Frahn’s Farm Nature Preserve, in the Adelaide Hills near Monarto, South Australia. One the directors of … Read more
Friends of the Earth Adelaide is part of an international activist networks. Their website (2018 April 24) states: As one of South Australia’s foremost community campaign organisations, Friends of the Earth Adelaide works to address social and environmental justice issues through community action. In addition to campaigners working with on earth jurisprudence, climate justice and … Read more
Natural resources management (NRM) is a South Australian state government agency. Below is an extract describing their activities: Natural resources management (NRM) is an approach that aims to work together with the community, industry and three tiers of government to manage the environment in a way that achieves a balance between our collective need for resources … Read more
Sea Shepherd Australia is a non-profit conservation organisation whose mission is to end the destruction of habitat and slaughter of wildlife in the worldâ€™s oceans in order to conserve and protect ecosystems and species. They have a local chapter in Adelaide. How to contact the Adelaide chapter Email: email@example.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SeaShepherdSouthAustralia/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/seashepherdadelÂ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/seashepherdadelaide/
Sturt Upper Reaches Landcare Group Inc. have been operating since 1995. They are a group of volunteers who carry out Landcare work in the community broadly defined by the catchment of the upper reaches of the Sturt River. They also have a Facebook page where they advertise their activities.
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 the pollination specifically of Australian native plants. Some key points in encouraging native bees in … Read more
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 to influence the surrounding rainfall and ecology (p. 137-151). He also talks about guilds, plants … Read more