Tag Archives: Bushfire

HUFF: Heads up for Fire Meetup

Develop a grassroots strategy to ensure everyone is informed and prepared for an emergency. HUFF aims to eliminate isolation and connect neighbours. Bates Hall, Blackheath Comm. Centre. Enq Mina 0419 629 407

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“Looking After My Patch”

Margaret Gough ran a WIRES animal refuge for more than two decades, was District Commissioner for Scouts in the Blue Mountains, and coordinated the Lithgow Community Centre for a decade. Her home was burnt in Mount Victoria during the 2013 fires, but she’s rebuilt and is now more prepared. She continues to nurture the diverse life on ‘her patch’.  

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The Misty Valley:  Fire, Flood, Covid & Serenity

Hamish Dunlop interviews Deborah Wells in the Blackheath Campbell Rhododendron Gardens. She shares how a group of passionate and dedicated volunteers have created a community space that is a haven for all species, and how they've helped it recover from drought, fire, flood and pandemic.

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