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Some 60 participants gathered at a property on Tindalls Lane, Broughton Vale last Saturday (26 November) to hear about the work of Berry Landcare and a project to conserve and enhance the Berry Wildlife Corridor.

The environment of the Berry region will get a welcome boost with the announcement of a $500,000 grant under the NSW Environmental Trust Bush Connect program by the Hon. Mark Speakman, NSW Minister for the Environment.

The funds will be used by Berry Landcare and a number of other partners to enhance landscape corridors for wildlife between Barren Grounds Nature Reserve and Seven Mile Beach National Park.

Conservation groups welcome Coalition’s $8 million commitment to Great Eastern Ranges conservation projects The NSW National Parks Association (NPA) and the NSW Nature Conservation Council (NCC) have welcomed today’s announcement that a Coalition Government would invest $8 million in new conservation projects along the Great Eastern Ranges corridor.