Wollondilly Resilience Network (WReN), is a discussion group that meets monthly at the Wollondilly Community Nursery on the first Tuesday of the month at 6pm. The vision of the group is:
The Wollondilly Community Nursery grows a variety of native plants, from grasses and groundcovers to shrubs, vines and shade trees.
First Appin Scouts participated in the NSW EPA's Community Litter Video Series: Celebrating Best Practice Litter Prevention Projects. The project involved filming and showcasing their best practice project at Appin Scouts Hall, Bourke Street, Appin.
Urban development has significant impacts on the health of our urban creeks. In the past, urban creeks have been used as means of stormwater disposal with no mitigation measures in place. This has led to degradation of our urban creeks, in particular Myrtle Creek, Redbank Creek and Stonequary Creek.
Wollondilly Council wants to find out how many koalas live in the Shire and how to best protect them into the future. As part of this, we are attempting to find out where they live, what they’re eating and what corridors they use to move about.
What is land for wildlife?
The camp is located on Stonequarry Creek between the railway Viaduct, at the end of Webster St., and the Prince St. Bridge, Picton. The total camp area covers 2.1Ha however the extent of the camp varies seasonally and from year to year.
Council views community concerns over the impacts of wild rabbit populations within the Wollondilly Local Government Area as highly important. Council was therefore pleased that its application to the National Invasive Animals Cooperative Research Centre (Invasive Animals CRC) to participate in the national release of a biological control for this...
Wollondilly Shire Council’s ‘Koala Conservation Project’ has grown over the last two years with recent surveys proving that there is a healthy colony of breeding koalas in the region which are part of the only population in the State that is disease free.