Gang-gang cockatoo survey

To commemorate  COG’s (Canberra Ornithologists Group) 50th year COG is surveying the Gang-gang Cockatoo throughout the ACT and the COG area of concern. The survey started on 1 Feb 2014. There are  also four intensive week long components  of this survey scheduled during the year where, in Garden Bird Survey…

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Tornado in the Majura Pines

On Thursday 21stNovember 2013 a tornado touched down on Mount Majura.  Those of us living in Hackett are very fortunate that the touchdown occurred on the eastern slopes.  That Thursday night there was a huge and powerful storm with strong winds, hail and lots of rain.  The maximum gust registered…

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Rare Plant Survey

Rare Plant Survey Sunday, 3rd November 2013, 10am – 12noon Meet at the nature park entrance, Mackenzie Street opposite Grayson Street, Hackett (view this map) Bring sun protection, water, something to write, a camera if you have one. Join Dr. Michael Mulvaney, ACT Conservation, Planning and Research for an introduction…

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