A group of landholders attended a wild dog information session at Nullogoola Station last week to refresh their skills and knowledge in the behaviours of wild dogs and wild dog management techniques. The session was coordinated by Western Local Land Services (Western LLS) and run by Stuart Boyd-Law, Pest Animal Control and Training, along with Western LLS biosecurity officers to provide advice and answer questions. The session was a mix of theory and practical, with the landholders given demonstrations in wild dog traps and trapping techniques. All participants found the day valuable and now have more confidence in looking for wild dog activity and controlling pest animals on their property. The wild dog session at Nullogoola Station was one of five held across the Western region last week (with one session cancelled due to rain).
Cobar Shire Councillors toured the Cobar museum building last week to get an insight into how the renovation work is progress-ing. The former administration building, built in 1910 for the Great Cobar Copper Mine, and has been home to the museum for more than 40 years, is now being restored. […]
Six local groups have benefited from the latest round of funding from the Khan’s SUPA IGA Community Chest program. Khan’s SUPA IGA Marshall Street store manager, Matt Carey (pictured above at far right), handed out cheques totaling $2,200 last week. Among the donations were: $300 each to the Copper City […]