The Firesticks Regional Working Group meeting (RWG) was held between 24-26th February 2015 and kindly hosted by Ngulingah Local Aboriginal Land Council (LALC) in Lismore. The purpose of the RWG meeting was to build a cohesive burn schedule for the coming season and address environmental approval issues that have been stalling the implementation of burns […]
Yellomundee Regional Park protects an area of bushland along an Eastern section of the Blue Mountains escarpment and regionally significant alluvial vegetation communities adjacent to the Nepean River. It contains threatened ecological communities, threatened species and their habitats.
The Park includes a section of Shaws Creek which holds a significant record of occupation by the Darug […]
Rangers from Ngulingah are participating in Firesticks training activities and workshops. Through attending Firesticks workshops the rangers are considering implementing strategic burns across their properties to assist with both weed suppression and protection of key cultural sites. The Bundjalung people are the original custodians of the northern coastal areas of NSW and this area continues […]
Working with Firesticks Casino Boolangle Local Area Land Council (LALC) is considering projects on various properties. Following site visits to Dobies Bight, Busby’s Flat and Wyan in May 2014 it was suggested that Dobies Bight presents an opportunity to manage an area of high conservation value that is easily accessible from Casino. Following a walk […]
The 5th joint meeting of the Ecological Societies of New Zealand and Australia, in Auckland, New Zealand, November 2013.
Oliver Costello, Firesticks Coordinator took part in a moving opening welcome by the local Maori hapu (sub-tribe) Ngati Whatua Orakei. Oliver, one of the stolen generations of the Bundjalung people presented a traditional message stick, conveying the […]