Archive | News

RSS feed for this section

Plastic, Not So Fantastic

We all know plastic isn’t so fantastic – a material made from petroleum designed to last forever, yet usually used only once before being thrown away taking hundreds of years to break down and causing negative impacts to the environment especially our marine life.  Currently only around 5% of single-use plastics such as plastic bags, […]

Foodworks and IGA photos

Positive Local Initiatives to Phase Out Plastic

July – ’tis the season for rain, snow and taking up the challenge to be Plastic Free! The month of July provides the inspiration to reduce the amount of plastic we use in our daily lives, especially single-use plastics such as shopping bags, bottles, coffee cups and straws.  The two local supermarkets, FoodWorks Mansfield and […]

Blackberry and Pattersons Curse Managment

Are you a landholder with Blackberry or Pattersons Curse issues? Well now is the time to take action against these highly invasive weeds. Read the attached article to learn how you can help to control them on your property and in the region. There is a new group of locals in the Howes Creek and […]