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BCOIR December 2, 2021

The risk of saying goodbye to less than $1 million helped sway a Sydney council to allow a synthetic sports field on a flood basin close to an endangered forest and national park, writes Angus Thompson in

BCOIR November 22, 2021

Please join us for a Q&A session with Soil Scientist Dr Mick Battam: 7.30pm Wednesday 1 December Greenwich Sailing Club, O'Connell St.  We’re really keen for all users, including players and parents from Greenwich Sports Club to

BCOIR November 22, 2021

Like cheering on your favourite footy team, Sulphur Crested Cockatoos have a loud raucous call, designed to travel great distances through the forested environment. They’re at their nosiest in the early evening as they head home to

BCOIR November 18, 2021

Powerful by name, and powerful by nature - the Powerful Owl is Australia’s largest owl with an impressive wingspan of up to 140cm. A top nocturnal predator it often hunts at night in the nature reserve surrounding

BCOIR November 17, 2021

You may have liked, commented, shared our Social Media posts, or even signed up on this website to stay in touch. But if you haven't yet joined Natural Grass @ BCO Association, now is the time to

BCOIR November 15, 2021

A bird that fishes is not unusual but have you ever heard of a bird that fishes with bait?! The Striated Heron does just that, dropping a feather or leaf carefully on the water surface and picking

BCOIR November 13, 2021

Dawn breaks... the first birds herald the new day. Joggers and dog walkers emerge on to the grass, solitary or in chatty pairs. Convivial clusters form. Babies are strolled, neighbours natter, the kids run and shriek. Sunshine

BCOIR November 13, 2021

Looks like normal turf doesn't it? But it isn't. It is polyethylene plastic, made in the petroleum industry. When polyethylene plastic is exposed to sunlight and heat it gets brittle and breaks down into smaller and smaller

BCOIR November 12, 2021

"We live nearby and love coming down here for a run and a bushwalk after work, especially now with more light in the evenings. It's a really beautiful natural space next to the harbour and surrounded by

BCOIR November 12, 2021

Natural turf areas support a rich level of soil biodiversity, with soil invertebrates able to gain nutrients and water from the fertile topsoil. Download and share this flyer