Mudgee District Environment Group
The Mudgee District Environment Group (MDEG) is based in the Mid-Western Region local government area of NSW, within the central tablelands on the Great Dividing Range.
MDEG began meeting in 1989 to highlight global issues like climate change, dea orestation and recycling under the theme ‘think globally, act locally’. Our activities have included membership of Council committees, taking part in biodiversity surveys, bush regeneration, tree planting, public meetings, information stalls and supporting national and state environmental campaigns. More recently we’ve focused on the environmental and social impacts of expanding coal mines and the need to protect areas like The Great Dripping Wall from subsidence from adjacent mines. MDEG’s current focus is on promoting renewable energy. Read more about MDEG.
We welcome new members to join in our current activities aiming specifically to make Mudgee more sustainable. Our members perform a wide range of activities so no matter what your experience is there will be some way you can contribute. If you are interested in joining please see our membership page.
The Mudgee District Environment Group performs a range of activities in the region. These activities are based on its aims an fall under the following special focus areas:
- Biodiversity - Ecology, threatened species survival, bush regeneration.
- Energy - Renewable energy and energy efficiency in households, business, industry and the community.
- Mining - Mining impacts, proposals and policies, best practice, contribution to global warming.
- Water - Water use and efficiency in households, business, industry and the community.
The Adams Lead reserve is a Grassy Box Woodland located just outside Gulgong which is managed by a FoAL.
The 'Save The Drip' campaign was a major focus for MDEG to preserve the Drip and Corner Gorges for future generations.
Join us at 11.00 am Saturday 12th May for our AGM and Pizza Party at Gleniston (the homestead of the Goulburn River Stone Cottages) . For details on location and time please go to the calendar entry Take the opportunity to visit The Drip in the morning. Arrive at the homestaed […]
One of the visitors to the Rylstone Show was very interested to hear about the Drip. Consequently she chose to explore The Drip the next day. Inspired by the natural beauty she saw there and concerned about the threats to this amazing place she chose to take Action. When MDEG […]
At Mudgee Show we were overwhelmed with the level of support within the community for our save the Drip Campaign. The Drip is still under threat from mining expansion in the area. Visitors to the show were shocked to find out that the Drip has not been saved as promised […]
The Mudgee District Environment Group works with, and supports, a variety of organisations which share similar aims and goals.