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BCOIR January 25, 2022

Hello friends of Bob Campbell Oval… NATURAL GRASS AT BCO IS NOW OFFICIAL!! CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OF YOU WHO HELPED MAKE THIS HAPPEN!!  At a special meeting held by Lane Cove Council last night, 8 councillors to 1

BCOIR January 22, 2022

Our friends at the Lane Cove Bushland & Conservation Society have posted the following news: 'Lane Cove Council is holding an extraordinary meeting on Monday 24 January concerning replacing the turf on the Bob Campbell Oval - an

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 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 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

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

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

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

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