“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 →
Jenny is a passionate ornithologist involved in regional and local bird monitoring and conservation issues. Jenny is involved in several bird conservation projects, e.g. the National Recovery Project for the threatened Regent Honeyeater in NSW as well as the Canberra Ornithologists Group’s (COG) Woodland Bird Monitoring project. Jenny has an interest in communication and education as a means to promote birds and conservation: she writes a newsletter for the Capertee Valley Regent Honeyeater project; has produced a tourist brochure ‘Pocket Guide – Birds of Canberra’; designed the Mulligan’s Flat Nature Reserve Bird Walk, and coordinated public seminars for COG on woodland birds research and conservation.
At various times Jenny has been President of the Field Naturalists Association of Canberra and Canberra Ornithologists Group. Her portfolio interests in the Conservation Council are biodiversity (woodlands) which encompasses planning. She was active in the East O’Malley campaign, and North Gungahlin planning issues, including the ‘Options Paper’ for controlling cats in new suburbs abutting nature reserves.
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Using Nature for Power – Environment Exchange 28 March
3 Apr 2017
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 →
Waste market sounding encouraging greenhouse gases?
22 Feb 2017
The ACT Government’s ‘market sounding’ on waste does not prioritise reducing waste or increasing recycling while providing support for incineration or biogas or other greenhouse gas emitting ‘energy from waste’ proposals. Energy from waste is Read more →
Joy Burch speaks on Foy proposal and resident follow up letter
20 Feb 2017
Hello Joy, I was very heartened to see you speak in the Assembly Wednesday 15 February 2017 expressing your concerns with the FOY proposal in Hume. I’m not sure how much you and your staff Read more →