Programs

The average NSW household wastes $1036 worth of food each year, totalling to $2.5 billion. NSW households throw away more than 800,000 tonnes of food each year, and 38% of the average kerbside bin is food waste. 

 

The Growing Food in Small Spaces Workshop Series is being run in Redfern, Glebe and Green Square from August to November, 2013. Learn how to supercharge your soil (naturally), make the best use of your urban space with vertical gardening, and harvest and cook a meal direct from your patio to your plate. We hope you can make it along to the full series of workshops in your area. Booking information will be regularly updated on this website. Be sure to register quickly, as places are limited.

 

The Australian lasun orchidndscape has evolved under a natural and cultural regime of fire. Bushfire continues to be a natural disturbance which is critical for the survival of many of our plants and animals. It is when bushfire interacts with society that disasters can result. From a human perspective, bushfire is one of Australia's most frequent and devastating natural hazards.

 

Based on best available science and operational knowledge, the Hotspots Fire Project is a NSW training program which provides landholders and land managers the skills and knowledge needed to actively and collectively participate in fire management planning and implementation for the protection and enhancement of biodiversity conservation.

Hotspots understands that well-informed and well prepared communities complement the roles of land managers and fire agencies and that a shared approach to fire management is critical to any form of planning.

Hotspots core objectives:

Objective 1: On-ground fire management is informed by the best available fire ecology research and operational knowledge.
Objective 2: Landholders and land managers gain knowledge and skills to engage in practical and sustainable fire management - and plan and implement together strategies across landscapes.
Objective 3: Sustainable fire regimes are recognised in and are part of relevant regional, state and national policies and programs.

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In the first half of 2012 we delivered our exciting Climate Challenge program to the Illawarra region. Congratulations to over 300 Illawarra households that participated!

About the Community Climate Challenge program

 

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