Earth Overshoot Day 2019 is July 29th, the earliest ever

On July 29, humanity will have used nature’s resource budget for the entire year, according to Global Footprint Network, an international sustainability organization that has pioneered the Ecological Footprint. The Ecological Footprint adds up all of people’s competing demands for biologically productive areas – food, timber, fibres, carbon sequestration, and accommodation of infrastructure. […]

Resilience is the Game

Lately we have seen many disasters impact communities in Australia.  There have been floods in Townsville, bushfires in Tasmania and Victoria, and cattle drowned in western Queensland after years of drought!  Somehow these communities have to endure these set-backs and rebuild. A community’s ability to manage unplanned events, to keep […]

Thanks for the drink mate!

Thanks for the drink mate! Did you know that ‘water for the environment’ delivery commenced late July from Burrendong Dam and is flowing down the Macquarie River and into the Macquarie Marshes? The environmental benefits are becoming visible with waterbirds arriving, frogs calling and wetland plants starting to grow. The […]

Sing Up The Power!

Sing Up The Power! Mudgee District Environment Group is pleased to announce an exciting musical event: The Sing Up The Power Save The Drip benefit concert will be held in Gulgong’s famous Prince of Wales Opera House on Saturday 25th August 2pm-6pm. FEATURING – WITCHES LEAP with uilleann pipes, bouzouki […]

Big Wet Bus Tour

Cudgegong River Big Wet Bus Tour It was a cool, fresh day, but that didn’t deter lucky members of Mudgee District Environment Group (MDEG) who joined other interested locals on the Big Wet Bus Tour of Cudgegong River. The tour was organised by the Dubbo branch of the NSW Office […]