Bruny Island Environment Network

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  • Bruny Cat Management Update – Dec 2020

    A Community Forum on Dec 5th at Dennes Point provided information on the research and cat management activities planned for the next two years and discussed how the community can get involved. The work will focus on North Bruny as it is an important area in Tasmania for the threatened Eastern quoll and because of […]

  • Community Water Forum

    Come along to another forum on Bruny’s water supply and the impact water supply may have on the Adventure Bay aquifer. TasWater, along with BICA, BIEN and Kingborough Council are running the forum. It builds upon an earlier forum held in 2019. At the 2019 forum TasWater answered concerns and ideas arising from the community, […]

  • Inside with cats

    Inside with Cats is a partnership between Kingborough Council, Ten Lives Cat Centre, Tasmanian Conservation Trust and the Bruny Island Environment Network. This series of 5 videos  introduces six Kingborough cats (along with their humans), who are embracing life on the inside. Inside with Cats is not just about containing cats inside a house, it […]

  • 40-spot Field day – Inala November 2020

    Amongst the towering white gums on Inala, Bruny Land for Wildlife owners saw, heard and learnt about the cryptic Forty-spotted pardalotes from Dr Sally Bryant and our very own Tonia Cochran. Hosted by BIEN, this training day marked the beginning of an exciting citizen science project that will focus initially on helping the 40-spots survive […]

  • Community trapping of stray cats

    Assistance is being offered to Bruny Islanders to trap stray cats on private land.  By arrangement, traps can be borrowed and cats taken to the Cat Facility at Alonnah for assessment and care. We will particularly welcome help in our priority areas which include North Bruny and the Simpsons Bay, Alonnah and Adventure Bay areas. […]

  • 40 Spot field day!

    Come and learn about our sweet Forty-spotted pardalotes: how to recognise them, where and how they live, and what we can do as landowners and citizen scientists to help them survive and thrive. Field Day: 2-5pm Wednesday 18 November at Inala , 320 Cloudy Bay Rd, South Bruny Please register your interest here!

  • Latest update on Cat Management for Bruny

  • Bushfire preparedness

    Friends of North Bruny are hosting an event – Dennes Point Community Hall Saturday 1 August 10.30-12.30 – focusing on reducing fire risk, preparing properties for the fire season and seeking to better protect lives and property in the event of a bushfire. Speakers include: David Bowman – Professor of Pyrogeography & Fire Science, UTAS […]

  • Feral cat trapping season starting again

    Federal funds will soon be released to continue the fantastic work on controlling the impacts of feral cats on Bruny. Whilst the release of funding has been slow, that has not stopped Tonia Cochran and her team at Inala from continuing to trap feral cats, with four being caught in autumn 2020. Late autumn through […]