Minutes of August 2016 meeting

You can view the minutes of the Bushcare Network meeting held in August 2016 here:

august-2016-minutes

The next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday 1 February 2017 at the Mountains Community Resource Network meeting room, Lawson Library building, Lawson. All welcome, especially the co-ordinators of each Bushcare group. The main item on the agenda is the purpose and future direction of the Network. Please come and contribute to the development of your Bushcare Program!

“Decades of Healing” Book Published

At the Bushcare Picnic in July, Alan Lane announced the publishing of Popes Glen Bushcare Group’s story in “Decades of Healing”. The book is now available in various electronic formats and in limited printed copies. See the Network “Resources” tab for full details.

All those who registered at the Picnic should now have received their personal email advice of how to collect their copies.

New Tab for Network

A new tab has been added to the Network website. This Resource page contains publications and documentation that will be of interest to all “Care” Groups in the Blue Mountains and further afield.

Minutes of meeting February 2016

The minutes of the February meeting of the Blue Mountains Bushcare Network were confirmed at our last meeting. to view them, click here: Minutes February 2016

the next meeting is scheduled for August 10 2016 at the Mountains Community Resource Network meeting room, Lawson Library building, Lawson. All welcome, especially the co-ordinators of each Bushcare group – come and contribute to the development of your Bushcare Program!

Conference 2015 Information Update

Here are some links to information available from Rural Fire Service that are relevant to the Bushcare and Living with Fire topic of our upcoming conference.

General Fact Sheets:

http://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/resources/factsheets

Including …

Bush Fire Myths

Publications relating to Hazard Reduction, including 10/50 Code and Asset Protection Zones

http://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/resources/publications/hazard-reduction

And how RFS and others deal with environmental issues in hazard reduction

http://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/resources/publications/hazard-reduction/bushfire-environmental-assessment

Bush Fire Environmental Assessment Code NSW