Feature article The Mistletoebird Trail -Richard Cassels Sometimes an ecovillage tucked away in a little inland valley can seem to be its own isolated little world. Suddenly the green clumps in the bare pecan trees at the ecovillage link us to many great stories and to other worlds This week […]

Mistletoe, birds, ecovillage tales, events & actions


Eco Living CLaN -Collaborative Living at Narara  -Tanya Mottl Formed initially as Shared Equity in 2017, this small group of collaborative or co-housing enthusiasts evolved into CLaN in 2019 when architect Graham Hunt of DHW first presented some ideas. Interest is growing, and we have found that regular Zoom meetings […]

Silvereyes, Batteries, Events, Comings and Goings, June 2021


Summer 2019 – fire all around Technologies for building communities -Liz Bassett With about 150 Narara Ecovillage members, we often use technology to communicate, but not all methods work for large numbers of people: email & text messaging can be tortuous.  So we’ve tried a couple of online communication platforms. […]

Technology, Events, Experiments, Dots on Lots & Doing something near ...



Network News, Monday 19 April 2021 Upcoming Events Open Day at Narara Ecovillage Sat, April 24,10am-1pm – by registration Are you interested in Narara Ecovillage and perhaps already considering living here? The Open Day shows what Narara Ecovillage is all about, and shows how we are putting our ideas around ecological, […]

Learning, snakes, food, news, forest experience, leaky weirs & more


Upcoming Events Open Day at Narara Ecovillage Sat March 27, 10am-1pm Are you interested in Narara Ecovillage and perhaps already considering living here? Our Open Day shows what Narara Ecovillage is all about, and shows how we are putting our ideas around ecological, social and economic potential into action. You are warmly […]

Open Day, Forest Aliveness, Decision-making


Sky over Narara Feb 2021
Events  Open Day at Narara Ecovillage, Sun Feb 28 WHEN: February 28, 2021 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Our Open Days give you a window into what Narara Ecovillage is all about, and show how we are putting our ideas around ecological, social and economic potential into action. Walking […]

Moving in, Deep ecology, Microforests, Micobats, News, Events



Village News So long 2020, and a big warm, collaborative welcome to 2021 -Lyndall Parris At Narara Ecovillage, we are looking forward to an exciting year of further homes being built in Stage 1, and progressing Stage 2, for which interest is going gangbusters. At the more micro level, we […]

Bird tour, Village tours, Sociocracy workshop, Yellowstone trophic cascade


Narara Eco Living Network Annual Report June 30 2019 – June 30 2020 Highlights of the year included: Festivals & Community relations Building activities Sustainable House Day at Narara Ecovillage, held in Sept 2019, was attended by over 500 people and featured Open Houses, Guided and self-guided tours, an open […]

Network Annual Report 2019-2020


Healthy Homes #6: Other toxins in the home  In this six-part series, building biologist and Narara Ecovillage member, Mikala Dind, shares her knowledge about what makes houses healthy or unhealthy. While this article is about existing homes, the information will definitely assist anyone seeking to build a home. In the […]

Home toxins; Open day; Sharing ownership; Sociocracy; bHive; Restorying



Network News October 2020 Open Day at Narara Ecovillage Sat Oct 31 All Welcome Join us for tours of the ecovillage, next Saturday 31 October, 1–3pm. Our Open Day Tours give you a window into what Narara Ecovillage is all about, and show how we are putting our ideas around […]

Clean air, Houses of mud & straw, Families, Rats!


September 2020 Network News Humidity, Ventilation, Dust and Mould – Healthy Homes #4 In this six-part series, Narara Ecovillage member Mikala Dind (a building biologist) shares her knowledge about what makes houses healthy or unhealthy. While this article is about existing homes, the information will definitely assist anyone seeking to […]

Humidity Kids Energy Open Day Cohousing Natural Bldg Sociocracy Birds!




Network News July 2020 Healthy homes series #2 – Location and Orientation   -Mikala Dind In this six-part series, Narara Ecovillage member Mikala Dind shares her knowledge about what makes houses healthy or unhealthy. While this article is about existing homes, the information will definitely assist anyone seeking to build […]

Home health & energy, proposals, food, collaboration, biodiversity fragments


The Narara Eco Living Network is a community outreach association established by Narara Ecovillage to foster sustainable living in all its forms and promote the vision of the village. Feature article: Healthy homes series #1 – Age and Foundations -Mikala Dind In this six-part series, Narara Ecovillage member Mikala Dind shares […]

Healthy homes, rats, resilience, tours, problem-solving & vollie opps. Network ...


kids playng with cardboard boxes on a hill
Network News, Tuesday 26th May 2020 What is an Ecovillage? An ecovillage is an intentional or traditional community that is consciously designed to regenerate social and natural environments in the dimensions of social, cultural, ecological and economic sustainability. – Global Ecovillage Network Human-scale, full-featured settlements in which human activities are […]

Healthy homes, What’s on, Spend less, Pelicans, Take3, Rag rugs