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Win for Big Scrub

Big Scrub Landcare has received first place in the highly regarded Society of Ecological Restoration Australasia (SERA) awards for Excellence in Ecological Restoration Practice. The award acknowledges Big Scrub Landcare’s significant and enduring contribution to the practice of ecological restoration over it’s 24 year long Big Scrub Rainforest Restoration Program – aimed to save our[…]

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Big Scrub Landcare co-founder wins Major Australian Environmental Award

Dr Tony Parkes co-founder and President of Big Scrub Landcare won the prestigious Banksia Award for Community Environmental Leadership at a special ceremony at the University of Sydney, recently. The Federal Minister for the Environment & Energy Josh Frydenberg, each year awards an Australian who has shown inspirational leadership in caring for and nurturing our[…]

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Big Scrub gets Critical Listing

It’s official – Lowland Rainforest of Subtropical Australia has been listed as a Critically Endangered Ecological Community under the Commonwealth EPBC Act Years of hardwork, persistence and lobbying by our president, Tony Parkes, and our scientific community have paid off; BSL had nominated Lowland Rainforest of Subtropical Australia (LRSA) for this listing in March 2009.[…]