Pittwater Life

Why you should stop feeding native birds

Why you should stop feeding native birds
ABC News | Justin Huntsdale

By welcoming king parrots, rosellas or lorikeets to your house for feeding, you are serving up a diet of junk food, and reducing their ability to forage for food, authorities warn.

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Proposed Pittwater Council Boundaries Announced

Proposed Pittwater Council Boundaries Announced
Nsw Government & Pittwater Council | January 2015

The Government has announced its proposal to create new councils in NSW. In early January 2016 the Minister for Local Government will refer detailed merger proposals to the Chief Executive of the Office of Local Government for examination and report under the Local Government Act.

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Every Man and His Dog

Every Man and His Dog
Original article by: Lisa Herbertson, Manly Daily

At Christmas Eve each year, every man and his dog turns out for the The Scotland Island Dog Race. The race is run between Bells Wharf, on Scotland Island and Church Point on the mainland.

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Possum Grant For Rocky Point

Possum Grant For Rocky Point
Lesley Stevens

Pittwater’s Rocky Point Bushcare Group has successfully attracted state funding to support a community driven Pygmy Possum Monitoring Project on the Western Shores of Pittwater.

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Artist Profile - Antonia Hoddle

Artist Profile - Antonia Hoddle
Antonia Hoddle

Antonia Hoddle, is one of Pittwaters wonderful local talents. Passionate about the natural environment and a lifelong creator, Antonias paintings and drawings impart a real sense of the beauty of the world that surrounds her.

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Moorings impact sea floor marine life

Moorings impact sea floor marine life
Nicole Chettle - Abc News

Sydney Harbour is becoming "cluttered" with boats, prompting the New South Wales Department of Transport to launch the first study into the impact of boat moorings on the health of the waterway.

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Ausgrid’s chemical ploy to reduce tree hacking near power lines

Ausgrid’s chemical ploy to reduce tree hacking near power lines
Steven Deare | Manly Daily

ELECTRICITY provider Ausgrid hopes to reduce complaints about trees being hacked near power lines by trialling the use of a chemical.
The utility is trialling the use of a tree growth retardant called paclobutrazol to stymie the growth of branches and keep them a safe distance from power lines.

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