Gosford Communities Rally to Save Local Reserves from Council Sell Off

A public meeting was held on 19 Jan,2016Land Sale photo to bring together groups and residents who are opposed to the loss of local reserves, parks and greenspaces through Gosford Council’s sell off of public land.

On 8 Sept, 2015 Gosford Councillors voted to proceed with Stage 1 of a public land sell- off, without any overarching strategy or public consultation.  On 10 November, Council voted to proceed with Stage 2.

The Councillors that voted to go ahead with the sell off (without proper community consultation) were Lawrie McKinna, Deanna Bocking, Bob Ward, Chris Burke, Jim MacFadyen, Gabby Bowles, Craig Doyle and Jeff Strickson. The 2 Councillors that voted against it were Hillary Morris and Vicki Scott.

 

What you can do to help:

Join the Friends of COSS

thumb Coss Logo MediumThe Coastal Open Space System (COSS) is a network of reserves supporting natural vegetation that are managed by Gosford Council for a number of environmental and community values. COSS lands provide important ecological habitats (or homes) and essential linkages (wildlife corridors) for diverse fauna and flora. These natural areas are also popular places for leisure and relaxation with residents and visitors alike.

Join the Friends of COSS - It's FREE

CEN Bush Regen Team Available

bush_regen.jpgThe Community Environment Network (CEN) is proud to offer the services of a professional Bush Regeneration Team. CEN has been conducting professional Bush Regeneration Services for over 6 years.

Winner of the 2015 Waterwatch Award - Gosford City Council Environment Awards: Wyoming Public School

AND THE WINNER IS... WYOMING PUBLIC SCHOOL!!

Congratulations to the Environment Club at Wyoming Public School for their efforts in water testing & their winning video submission in the Waterwatch Award for the Gosford City Council Schools Environment Awards 2015.

As the winners of the Waterwatch Award they have received a Waterwatch kit to keep & continue their fantastic monitoring

Click here to view their winning submission