Mature trees are pillars of biodiversity in the ecosystem. They provide habitat for wildlife, nurseries for seeds to grow and facilitate vital soil processes. Mature trees with natural hollows are disappearing from the ACT due Read more →
Glenys has been chair of the Southern ACT Catchment Group since 2006. During that time Glenys has supported and helped Landcare and Waterwatch groups in her region. Glenys has been Deputy Principal of a large high school which won a number of ACT National Landcare awards for involving its students in many environmental practices – with thousands of students over many years planting thousands of trees around the school and at many other places.
Glenys taught horticulture (attending a Permaculture course to further her knowledge) and was responsible for the building of a greenhouse in the school which grew plants not only for the school but for other Landcare groups.
As Chair of a catchment group on the Murrumbidgee Glenys is a member of Murrumbidgee Landcare Inc and represents them at Landcare NSW. As a member of the ACT Catchment Landcare Association (CLA) Glenys is also the ACT’s representative to the National Landcare Network (NLN).
Glenys is an active member of the Tuggeranong Community Council.
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Save our native mature trees – pillars of biodiversity
12 May 2017
World Environment Day Dinner 2017
26 Apr 2017
The World Environment Day Dinner is a big celebration of the achievements of the Canberra environment community. Our annual Dinner will be held 7.00pm Saturday 3 June at the National Arboretum Canberra. World Environment Day Read more →
Using Nature for Power – Environment Exchange 28 March
3 Apr 2017
“We are going to have 100% per cent renewable electricity. It is going to happen. The question is whether it is sooner or later” says Professor Andrew Blakers. Our March Environment Exchange was on Using Read more →
Proposed kangaroo management changes
23 Mar 2017
Proposed kangaroo management changes The Conservator for Flora and Fauna has declared the Eastern Grey Kangaroo as a controlled native species under the Nature Conservation Act 2014 and consequently has also prepared an Eastern Grey Kangaroo: Draft Controlled Species Read more →
Yellow Box Dispatch – March 2017
10 Mar 2017
Yellow Box Dispatch — March 2017 Trees, waste, plastics, climate change The Bush Capital is a great place to be and to live so that’s why we have so many people involved in caring Read more →
Mature Native Trees: Pillars of Biodiversity
8 Mar 2017
Mature Native Trees: Pillars of Biodiversity “We literally cannot live without trees” Darren Le Roux, Environmental Project Officer, ACT Parks and Conservation Service The nomination of “Loss of Native Hollow-bearing Trees”, as a threatening process Read more →