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FOGL Committee Meeting

at Bairnsdale Bowls Club dine 6:15pm for 7pm meeting All members welcome

Planting Day Sat31May 0900 Silt Jetties (north side)

FOGL are arranging a planting day for Saturday 31 May 9am – 2pm at a section of public land on the north side of the Silt Jetties (access via East Bairnsdale). View Larger Map Bring: stout footwear, gloves, hat, insect protection, water, snacks, thermos etc. 2000 plants to be planted so come one come all […]

Macleod Morass Canoe Paddle Saturday 19 April

Went off as planned, not a bad turnout, got real close to a pair of Sea Eagles, learnt a lot about the ecology of the Morass thanks to our guide Joe Stephens, witnessed the issues that impact on the health of the Morass e.g. livestock grazing. Thanks to Paynesville Sea Scouts who put on a […]

Morning Canoe Trip on the Macleod Morass

Join the paddle on a guided tour to observe close-up the plants and birdlife on the Morass. Times: Embarkation time 7.00 a.m. Return for breakfast 9.30 -10.00. Bring: Insect repellent, warm clothes, refreshments, thermos, juice etc. Canoes: Bring your own and safety gear, or use a canoe & safety gear provided on the day (pre-booking […]

FOGL Committee Meeting

All interested members welcome to attend. Thursday 3 April 2008 Bairnsdale Bowls Club Cnr Grant & Pearson St Bairnsdale Dine: 6:15PM Meeting: 7:00PM

Excerpts from “The threat posed by pest animals to biodiversity in New South Wales”

 "Comparisons of all threats showed that pest animals are contributing significantly to biodiversity decline in New South Wales, posing the fourth greatest threat, behind land clearing, altered fire regimes and weeds. Collectively, alien species (pest animals and weeds) pose the second greatest threat. Pest animals also rank highly when compared with broader processes threatening biodiversity […]

Vale Glen Forster

Glen Forster, the East Gippsland Coast Action/Coastcare Facilitator has taken a River Health Policy role with DSE in Melbourne and will be leaving his current role on August 3. Glen has been a great support and inspiration for many local volunteer groups and will leave a significant legacy. Glen, FOGL thanks you and wishes you […]