news, good and not so good

The not so good news is that we did a big clean up around Triabunna last week.  If everyone played fair and acted responsibly we wouldn't need to do this.  The township is not an area that we usually undertake to clean up but there has been a lot of rubbish, particularly lolly packets and masks, discarded in vacant blocks around town.

Here are the contents of my first (of two) collection.

The good news is as follows:

We had a great meal at The Spring Bay Hotel to reward ourselves.

I spoke to a lady at the weekend who said how clean the town is currently looking.

Today I saw two pied oystercatchers at the marina.  People have been concerned at not seeing the birds around.  One can often be seen on the lawn outside the Community Health Centre.  Two together is far more joyous sight.

Walking Group at Louisa Street Reserve

The Walking Group graced Louisa Street in April, having virtually circumnavigated Triabunna West.  It was a large group, very interested in the Reserve and brimming with ideas and requests for information, particularly about the flora.  It's so lovely to have such enthusiastic people wanting to  […]

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Flagging Louisa Street Reserve

Council staff have erected a light fence between the council depot and the reserve.  This is very good news.  The fence will not prevent deliberate intrusion but certainly delineates the reserve boundary to the east. I rather like the bunting (which the Council calls 'flagging').  It celebrates a  […]

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Good signs on Louisa Street

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I have been along Louisa Street a few times recently.  A week or so ago I saw this sign for the first time.  It fronts the land opposite the Louisa Street Reserve. Gary phoned the number but it is disconnected.  He contacted Greening Australia and was told that these signs have not been used for  […]

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Native grassland at Pelican Walk

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Late summer, and well worth visiting the Pelican Walk The Native Grassland sign has been replaced and  is now easily legible. Look carefully to see the small native flowers among the grasses.  You'll be surprised how many you count if you look closely.  Train your eye!  Tasmanian plants are often  […]

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