BCOIR November 12, 2021

Dr Mick Battam, Soil Scientist and Sports Turf Specialist, looks at improving soil conditioning and environmental factors to achieve better results for sporting fields. Watch the video here

BCOIR November 12, 2021

The Government of Western Australia commissioned a study into Natural vs Synthetic Turf. Click here to read the Report The image above shows sun glare arising from a recently installed synthetic turf soccer pitch in Melton, VIC

BCOIR November 12, 2021

"This photo was taken at 'The Creek' when we were the A Reserve (2nd Grade) Premiers, 1983/84." recalls Ian Johnson. "It's a great memory. My cousins Robert junior and Andrew and I all played cricket and soccer

BCOIR November 12, 2021

Sydney Morning HeraldOctober 07, 2021 By Liam Mannix.“The Eureka Prize for Innovation in Citizen Science went to a nationwide program that revealed hidden microplastic hotspots at some of the nation’s beaches and waterways, such as the Barker

BCOIR November 12, 2021

Notice a strange smell down at Bob Campbell Oval? It’s not necessarily from the sewage viaduct – instead, it might be a frightened Eastern long-necked turtle who let off a nasty smell when alarmed. It’s so bad

BCOIR November 12, 2021

Bob Campbell Oval has always been a shared community space for sport, recreation and dog walking. We are committed to the continued use of this oval for organised sport. During games and training, dogs are always to

BCOIR November 9, 2021

Meet Chelsea, Flynn, Bella, Cate and Siena. "We like to come here just to catch up with each other. Please don't change the grass to plastic, we'd like it to be natural"

BCOIR November 9, 2021

The sunshine blue Soldier Crab is quite distinctive with its small, round, blue body on long jointed legs with purple stripes. You can often see armies of them marching across the tidal mudflats at the mouth of

BCOIR November 7, 2021

Dr Mick Battam, Soil Scientist and Sports Turf Specialist, reveals that layering turf on top of turf at BCO in the past impedes roots and water flow, resulting in poor drainage. Read his report here July 2021

BCOIR November 7, 2021

When birds weave non-biodegradable materials into their nests, it increases the risk of entanglement, amputation and even accumulation of plastics in the gut of nestlings. How human trash in Australian bird nests changed over 195 years