Archive for the ‘The Living Classroom’ Category

Myall Creek bush garden planted
Planting of the Myall Creek bush food garden was undertaken over two days last week with over 30 species added to preserve traditional foods and medicines. Members of the Friends of Myall Creek, volunteers and council workers joined together to put in the plants that are not only native...
$10,000 GIVES LIFE TO BINGARA’S PULSE OF THE EARTH FESTIVAL
A NEW festival at Bingara encouraging people to adopt more sustainable living practices has received support from the State Government, with Northern Tablelands MP Adam Marshall today announcing a $10,000 grant for 2021 Pulse of the Earth – A Festival of Regeneration. Mr Marshall said the inaugural Pulse of the...
Heavy Machinery Training Rolls Over Site
A visit from LDO Training Group over the last fortnight has seen two groups of attendee’s benefit from heavy vehicle machinery training being conducted at Bingara’s Living Classroom. An opportunity through Joblink Plus, LDO Group training State Training and The Living Classroom has brought the trainees to site to...
Things just keep growing at The Living Classroom (TLC) in Bingara!
Are you thinking of ‘101 Things to See and Do in Bingara & District’? Then The Living Classroom is offering a growing number of options. After some tough times, things are blooming at TLC! First the drought, then the bush fires then COVID19. It seems like nature is ganging up...
It’s a great time for recreation and regeneration at The Living Classroom
Although much of our life is currently in lockdown, we can still pursue some recreation to get us outdoors enjoying the wonderful Autumn weather. A place you might like to consider visiting is The Living Classroom (TLC) in Bingara. TLC is a 150 hectare (370 acre) property on the south...
The Living Classroom’s Weather Station.
The Living Classroom's Weather Station is a cooperative endeavour between Gwydir Shire Council, ITC International from Armidale, Bingara Central School and ACARA (The Australian Curriculum, Assessment & Reporting Authority). It provides instantaneous information on temperature, relative humidity, air pressure, wind speed and direction, and precipitation. Sam Fisher representing ICT International...
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...