environment news

Green giveaway set for Saturday 30 March

Lake Macquarie City Council is poised to give away up to 1000 trailer-loads of organic material to improve backyard gardens and other green sites across the City.

New docs set to guide Upper Cockle Creek floodplain management

Continuing with flood awareness programs, optimising flood emergency management and improving flood warning systems should be high priority actions for the Upper Cockle Creek Floodplain, according to a draft study on public exhibition.

Search on for next gen to regenerate Lake Mac

The hunt is on for a new generation of fresh young faces to rehabilitate and protect wild areas throughout Lake Macquarie.

Let’s celebrate the reopening of Pelican Boat Ramp

Pelican Boat Ramp is set to reopen to the public next weekend following a $1.2 million upgrade.

Cake, conversation and water conservation

Get together with Sustainable Neighbourhood volunteers from around the City for a relaxed afternoon tea and to hear from Hunter Water representatives about their water resilience and water conservation initiatives.

Explore the natural beauty awaiting you in the Watagans

Watagans National Park is the perfect place to escape the everyday and embrace the outdoors.

Environmental Sustainability Grants now open

Applications have opened for grants of up to $3000 for community groups undertaking eco-friendly projects across Lake Macquarie.

Lead a more sustainable life in 2019

To live more sustainably is to strengthen and support the place in which you live in.

Enjoy a lakeside picnic with family and friends

Lake Macquarie is a great place to get together with family and friends to have a picnic or a barbie, and summer is the season for it.

Beat the heat this summer

Summer is bringing the heat this week, with temperatures expected to reach the mid 30s on Wednesday, and possibly 40 on Friday.