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.

Our Focus

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.
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Latest News

Weed Management at Adams Lead

Our team enjoyed the BBQ at the end of the last working B. It’s always pleasant to relax together over a meal under the beautiful trees at the reserve. Apart from the general chit chat inevitably we discuss plans for the future work of weed eradication. The Removal of Brier […]

Healthy Rivers Roadshow

MDEG participated in the Health Rivers Roadshow at Dubbo. Right now, a handful of rogue irrigators are siphoning off our lifeblood, breaking the rules and trying to get the rules rewritten just for them. The Murray Darling Basin Plan is designed to protect the health of the river as a […]

The Drip – NPWS upgrade

Improvements to the The Drip walking track and picnic area  by the National Parks  is progressing well – photo featured is of the new toilet block. There is also a new information display sign, large car parking area and stone steps along the track with a viewing platform at The […]

Our Partners

The Mudgee District Environment Group works with, and supports, a variety of organisations which share similar aims and goals. 

Rylstone District Environment Society

http://www.envirorylstone.org.au

Bylong Valley Protection Alliance

http://www.bvpa.org.au