The Bathurst kangaroo project

The wide community support for our kangaroos has invited the interest of University of Technology’s Faculty of Science, with the result that UTS is establishing a kangaroo research program in the Bathurst region. Dr Daniel Ramp is Director of UTS Science’s Centre for Compassionate Conservation and Senior Lecturer in the School of the Environment. He…

Energy/Building APT

Location: Common Room (1.50) Allen House CSU (1431) Key discussion points: Mini hydro and Chifley dam. Flyers Creek update … Renewable Energy Targets. Thriveecology Congress Promotion of Solar Panels amongst the business community. (IT) Funding and agreements between landlords and tenants. Identifying suitable community owned buildings. Divestment at CSU. Keep solar strong postcards.

Flyers Creek Wind Farm Receives Planning Approval

BY: Cameron Love (Excerpt: Cenrec.com.au article “Flyers Creek Wind Farm wins Planning Approval“) Central NSW Renewable Energy Cooperative (CENREC) Monday 17 March welcomed the approval of the Flyers Creek Wind Farm. Chair of CENREC Dr Patrick Bradbery said he was delighted that the Planning Assessment Commission had followed the approval from NSW Planning and Infrastructure…

Important news

BY: Tracey Carpenter Dear BCCAN Members, Welcome to our new members. There’s so much going on – so much to share with you about our group, climate change and the environment in our region.  Here are just a few of the latest items. Please check out our wonderful new website for more of the latest activities…

RET Submission DEADLINE

BY: Tracey Carpenter Enjoying the heating your solar panels are providing, wish you could lower your bills with a solar hot water system?  Well if you’ve any interest in renewable energy being part of the mix in the future now would be a good time to come to the defense of Australia’s Renewable Energy Target…

Coalpac Application

Content by: Christine Perrers and Tracey Carpenter Who would allow a company in liquidation to re run a dumped application for an open cut coal mine, on public land in the iconic Gardens of Stone, alongside a rural village? Well…. the NSW Government is considering just such an application; and with the enthusiastic backing of…

The Value of Trees

BY: Robert Robergs, PhD and Warwick Artis You may be excused for thinking that Bathurst has plenty of tress.  Well, that just isn’t true, and the future looks even more barren than the present.  Perhaps you hadn’t heard that the major section of the future upgrade to the Great Western Highway through Kelso is currently…