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Deep Ecology and the Conservation of Rainforests

Saturday 22 October 2016 The monthly Open Day (tours, tea and talk) runs from 1.30 to 4 pm.  At 4.30 p.m. the monthly Network talk will be given by John Seed, on Deep Ecology and Rainforest Conservation. John Seed www.johnseed.net is founder of the Rainforest Information Centre www.rainforestinfo.org.au . Since 1979 he has participated […]


Designing your Sustainable Home – workshop

Rating by a previous participant: “ Graham is an excellent presenter and this is a VERY interesting course”. The workshop, “Principles of Energy-efficient Homes, and introduction to Narara  Ecovillage Building Standards”, will be held on Saturday May 21 2016, 9 am -1:30 pm, atthe Visitor Centre, Narara Ecovillage, 25 Research Road, […]


Discover the world of modular homes.

Don’t miss the presentation: “Modular Homes: the sustainable homes of the future?”, by Adam Farrow, General Manager of Built Smart Modular Homes. Built Smart’s factory is at nearby Lisarow. The presentation will include an introduction to modular homes, the advantages of modular homes, and how to work with a modular home company to […]


Weed of the month – Fleabane

Weed of Focus for March – Fleabane (Conyza species)    What is it? Fleabane belongs to a large genus (group of species) called Conya. What does fleabane look like? Originating in America, Fleabane is an upright annual herb with a single stem up to 1 to 2m high. Found on […]