Bush Capital Blog

Lack of Unified Vision for Waste Education

Jun 15
“vision can be formed by asking what the ACT Government and the ACT community want to become and what they want to achieve in the future” Problems with Current Visions The ACT Government acknowledges they
Environment Exchange

Overcoming the Growing Pains – Environment Exchange

Jun 12
“We are one of the most spread-out cities in the world… that suggests there is an issue there so we need to start having a hard look at our addiction to developing new suburbs.” –

ACT Energy Consumers Policy Consortium media release

Jun 07
Energy Bill Shock inevitable as electricity prices in ACT rise by 18.95 per cent Low income consumers in the ACT have today been dealt a massive blow the ACT Energy Policy Consortium said. The ACT

Better transport options World Environment Day dinner 2017

May 26
Better transport options for the 2017 World Environment Day dinner: we’ve made it easier for you to ride your bike or catch a (free) bus to the National Arboretum Canberra on 3 June Some fun
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Save our native mature trees – pillars of biodiversity

May 12
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

World Environment Day Dinner 2017

Apr 26
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
Environment Exchange

Using Nature for Power – Environment Exchange 28 March

Apr 03
“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

Proposed kangaroo management changes

Mar 23
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

Yellow Box Dispatch – March 2017

Mar 10
  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

Mature Native Trees: Pillars of Biodiversity

Mar 08
 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