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Save our elms brochure

Spring is coming on, and many elms around Bathurst will once again be under attack.

This is a guide (see PDF file attached) to treating elms for Elm Leaf Beetle. BCCAN does not have the expertise to advise; this brochure is offered for information only.

Stop Adani Action in Bathurst

Stop Adani at the Commonwealth Bank in Bathurst.

HOT, DRY AND DEADLY - Launch of new climate change report in Bathurst

The Bathurst launch of the Nature Conservation Council's latest report, Hot, Dry and Deadly

BCCAN Newsletter Number 34 March 2017

BCCAN Bulletin Number 34 March 2017

Editor: Laurana Smith

The Adventures of Wom Wom

Hey kids!

Film maker Simon Saffigna has written to BCCAN about The Adventures of Wom Wom.

Simon writes: We want to help educate children, who are the next generation, on the importance of looking after the environment, their health, the animals and each other. Being a surf film maker and travelling the world, I have witnessed first hand the degradation of the environment, especially the oceans and waterways. I felt compelled to do something. I created a short 6 minute free film based around a baby wombat called WomWom who gives environmental messages to children.

From despair to empowerment

By Tracy Sorensen

Internet trolls are a fact of life. Their provocations shouldn’t be taken personally. But it can get a little spooky when someone downloads a photo of you from Facebook and reposts it with a threatening comment. That’s what happened to me last week, for daring to repeat the scientific consensus on climate change: that it’s happening and human activities are contributing to it.

National Tree Day 2017

The following is a media release from Bathurst Regional Council

Bathurst Regional Council and Planet Ark are inviting residents to take part in a local National Tree Day event on Saturday, 29 July.

This year’s event will take place at O’Keefe Park located along Eglinton Road, Abercrombie. The aim of the event is to assist with rehabilitating the Macquarie River by planting native riparian plants along the banks of the river.

BCCAN Newsletter Number 35 July 2017

Here's our latest BCCAN newsletter, edited by Laurana Smith. Enjoy!

Anti-Adani songsheet

Here's the anti-Adani songsheet used by the CSUkes at the Commonwealth Bank action on June 8, 2017.


Great turnout for #StopAdani action in Bathurst

There was a great turnout for the Bathurst #StopAdani action at the Commonwealth Bank on June 8, 2017.