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Carwoola, Primrose Valley

Weed Information Session

Date: 
1 Dec 2012 - 5:30pm
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Don't know the difference between a Poa tussock and Serrated tussock? Can you tell if you have Chilean Needle grass, or African Love grass on your rural block? Controlling noxious weeds is one of our responsibilities as rural landholders.

Carwoola Landcare group and Palerang Council will hold an information session to assist landholders to identify the most common noxious weeds and how to control them.

Come along at on Saturday 1 Dec at 5:30 pm for a sausage sizzle followed by a weed information session at 6 pm.

Bring your family, and your neighbours!

Vegetation Monitoring Workshop

Date: 
20 Nov 2012 - 10:00am - 3:00pm
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The Molonglo Catchment Group is facilitating a Biodiversity Monitoring program. The program's aim is to observe if activities on the land affect the biodiversity and to keep a record of the quality of the habitats available.

The workshop is to be held at the Community Hall, Gathering Place, off Douglas Close, on Tuesday 20 November between 10 am and 3 pm.

Check the November Stoney Creek Gazette Landcare page for more information.

AGM Carwoola (Stoney Creek) Hall and Reserve Management Committee

Date: 
4 Dec 2012 - 7:30pm
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Meeting
The Palerang Council Section 355 Carwoola (Stoney Creek) Hall and Reserve Management Committee Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday 4th December at the Stoney Creek Community Hall, Gathering Place, Carwoola. 
This meeting will begin at 7.30 pm.
Nominations are invited for all the Committee roles of Secretary, Treasurer and Hall Manager. 
Nomination forms are available from the Secretary at hall@carwoola.org.au
All are welcome to attend.

Spring Wildflower Walk

Date: 
21 Oct 2012 - 9:00am - 11:30am
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Carwoola Landcare will hold its 2012 Spring Wildflower Walk on Sunday 21 October. Once again, Ros Cornish from the Australian Native Plant Society will guide us through the fantastic local flora. Local birdo, Martin Butterfield, from the Canberra Ornithologists Group, will also help spot and identify the local birds.

When: Sunday 21 October

Where: Meet at the gate to "Flannel Tree" at 516 Wanna Wanna Road, Carwoola. 

Bring: Sturdy shoes, hat, sunscreen, camera, water to drink

For more information contact Lynton Bond 6238 2368 or ldbond@tpg.com.au

Bush Fire Danger Period

The statutory Bush Fire Danger Period runs from October 1 to March 31.  If you are planning to light a fire in the open during this time, you will need a permit.   Information on Fire Permits and Bush Fire Danger Period can be found on the NSW Rural Fire Service website

Christmas Community Catchup on 14 Dec is CANCELLED

Date: 
14 Dec 2012 - 6:00pm
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Unfortunately we have had to cancel the Christmas Community Catchup, originally
planned for mid-December, due to unavailability of committee members at this
busy time of the year.

Nevertheless the Committee wishes all Gazette
readers a very merry, safe and enjoyable family Christmas.

We look
forward to seeing you at our next community gathering to celebrate Australia Day
on Saturday 26 January 2013.

CCA Committee AGM

Date: 
16 Oct 2012 - 7:30pm
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Meeting

Come along and volunteer your services to help with events over the coming year. 

The committee welcomes more support to maintain and improve our community activities.

SCRFB Information & Open Day

Date: 
22 Sep 2012 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
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Field Day

Stoney Creek Rural Fire Brigade Information & Open Day

Prepare. ACT. Survive the bush fire season - 1 Hr Sessions @ 10 am & 2 pm

"The rain has led to increased grass growth across many areas and as it begins to dry out there is cm increased risk of grass fires which are especially dangerous because they an start quickly and spread rapidly." (www.rfs.nsw.gov.au)

Carwoola Trivia Night

Date: 
4 Aug 2012 - 7:30pm - 11:00pm
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Activity

You don’t have to be a whiz at trivia to win at the Carwoola Community Association's Trivia night on Saturday 4th August! There are prizes for placegetters, for games and there will be a raffle or auction for goods and services generously donated by local businesses.

Stoney Creek Area Community Hall
Gathering Place (off Douglas Close) Carwoola

Form a team of 6-8 people per table

$10 entry fee /person supports the Community Association

Public Forum on West Palerang’s Water Future: Sustainability and Development

Date: 
20 Jun 2012 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
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Council consultation

At Bungendore Council Chambers

Food and refreshments provided. Please RSVP 6238 8111 by Friday 15th June 2012.

In 2011, Palerang Council received funding from the Australian Federal Government under the Strengthening Basin Communities Program for the Murray-Darling Basin. Council has used this funding to commission reports on water resources, water quality, population pressures and climate variability in the western catchments of Palerang. A fifth report, Snapshot on Sustainability: Report on water management, institutions and issues for Palerang describes the institutional and legislative framework that water planning operates within and provides a brief summary of the other reports.

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by Dr. Radut