Urban Landscape

Michael Meldrum, Past Convenor, Climate Action Now Wingecarribee (CANWin)

Here is his story. Michael Meldrum, the last Convenor of CANWin before it melded with WinZero, is quick to assure me that he is not a local hero. Neither, he tells me, is he an environmental warrior. According to Michael, he is a pretty ordinary bloke who just stepped up when Miles Lochhead had done …

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Sharewaste

ATTENTION all WinZero waste warriors! We have the ultimate closed loop, waste free, action that you can start to be a part of TODAY! Next time you look at a pile of food scraps from cooking or left-over meals PLEASE don’t see them as waste and slide them into your bin. What you are looking …

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An Important Local Tree Needing Protection

By Sarah Cains Eucalyptus macarthurii; an important local tree needing protection The establishment of a grove of the endangered local tree, Eucalyptus macarthurii at the south-east entrance of the Southern Highlands Botanic Garden (SHBG) was the initiative of local woman, Jenny Simons. Jenny is a co founder of Australian Plants Society, Southern Highlands District Group …

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Box of Tricks

Around and About Box of Tricks By Sarah Cains.  Given the vast range of things we have to worry about these days, this could be said to come in low on the scale, but I need to let you know that presently, I’ve got it in for toothpaste. How does this compete with worries about …

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On seizing the day, considering barriers and emptying the teapot…

Now is the time to rethink your land By Sarah Cains.   The concept of the Australian landscape being harsh, poor and in need of improvement is firmly lodged in our national psyche. This has come about because, since colonisation, we non-indigenous Australians have disregarded what the land and its original inhabitants have been telling …

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