Archive for the ‘The Living Classroom’ Category

Sid Vicious seeks refuge at The Living Classroom
In an earlier post we saw the devastation caused by the drought in Bingara and surrounds and The Living Classroom (TLC), but we also have some good news! A couple of days ago koala Sid Vicious, as he was named because he got a bit stroppy when some tiger pear...
Drought takes its toll on Bingara’s Living Classroom
A few years ago at this time we uploaded the beautiful birds eye fly-over view of The Living Classroom & The Carbon Farm. The photo below shows what the country looks like now after devastating years of drought. To truly understand the enormity of the drought compare to this time 2...
Pulse of the Earth Festival Highlights
The Groundswell and the Pulse of the Earth Festival was a tremendous success.  The video below captures the essence of the weekend.  The accompanying text is as it appears on youtube. This video shows highlights from Pulse of the Earth: a Festival of Regeneration and Groundswell from the weekend of...
Earth still pulsing after the weekend’s festival
The Earth’s pulse was in overdrive over the weekend for the inaugural Pulse of the Festival, hosted at the Living Classroom in Bingara. The blustery weather blew visitors in who were as far away as Victoria to Queensland, coupled with a sprinkling of international visitors. “Friday night was disappointing in...
Pulse of the Earth and Groundswell Festival nearly here
Current drought conditions are testing everyone in our community. You are invited to grab your friends, take a decent break and be part of this exciting festival. To be held this weekend September 6, 7 and 8 at The Living Classroom in Bingara; highlights include: Free entry and free...
If the Earth could speak? What would it say?
Earlier this year artist Alex Wisser took on an unusual task. To dig, by hand, a hole into the earth at The Living Classroom in Bingara. The task was a part of the two year project with the quirky title “An Artist, a Farmer and a Scientist walk into...
PULSE OF THE EARTH – A Festival of Regeneration.
The “Pulse of the Earth” Festival will be held in Bingara on September 6,7 & 8. This promises to be a major event for our town and shire and an engaging and festive start to a new spring season. The Living Classroom will host the event, presented by Bingara and...
Bingara’s Living Classroom features on Prime News
"A University research project is bringing new life to Aussie farm dams", this was heading which accompanied the footage aired on Prime News on June 20. Visit The Living Classroom's page >> https://www.facebook.com/Prime7NewsNorthWest/videos/347626946153918/
Gold discovered in The Living Classroom’s Great Lake
Just over two years ago the Bingara Hatchery released several hundred fingerlings into the Great Lake at The Living Classroom.  There was great excitement last month when this beautiful golden perch (yellow belly) was caught and released. Rick Hutton said, "It is wonderful to see that nature has approved and they...
Alex is back!
The next round of artists-in-residence at The Living Classroom has begun. The project, with the quirky title, “An Artist, A Farmer and a Scientist walk into a bar…” has recommenced with several of the artists staying at TLC during this week. Artist Alex Wisser is on...