Monthly Archives: October 2017

2017 Environment Award Winners

October 28, 2017

Friday October 27 saw our annual Environment Awards, acknowledging the significant contributions of exceptional members of the community towards sustainability and the environment in the ACT. The diversity of our groups and activists working to… Read more »

Board members fiduciary obligations

October 23, 2017

  The Conservation Council Board has again looked at the policy on Board members Fiduciary Obligations and re-endorsed the existing policy. This is a common and standard but important policy to guide organisations on their governance and… Read more »

Conservation Council joins Stop Adani Alliance

The Conservation Council ACT Region has accepted the invitation to join the Stop Adani Alliance. The Alliance is one part of the overall Stop Adani campaign and currently has over thirty organisations as members, with a combined… Read more »

Yellow Box Dispatch October 2017

October 21, 2017

Yellow Box Dispatch October 2017 As we come close to the end of the year it’s good to feel that there have been some achievements to protect the environment in the ACT. It;s great there… Read more »

Cross-border boggers

October 19, 2017

The September 2017 issue of News from The Alps has a story about toilets in the Alps that is good reading for people Walking the Border. If you’re not deterred by the Walk you shouldn’t be… Read more »

Gas under a cloud?

October 18, 2017

If we had a chance to start anew we probably wouldn’t enforce gas infrastructure for every residence. Would we? Natural gas is basically methane and it produces greenhouse emissions when it burns (and it’s even worse… Read more »

Dog days on Walk the Border

October 9, 2017

On the internet nobody knows you’re a dog, but on Walk the Border your appearance might give paws to think about where and when people can take dogs. We put a lead researcher on to… Read more »



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