The Mt Wilson Community Fire Forum
10.30 – 12.30, Saturday 26 September 2009
Mt Wilson Community Hall
Funding: Mt Wilson Progress Association ($2,000)
- Dr Joe Landsberg (Forum Chair), ex-CSIRO scientist and Mt Wilson resident
- Dr Rosalie Chapple, Executive Director and Research Director, Blue Mountains World Heritage Institute – a background on the Institute and current projects.
- Professor Read more
The Institute is now implementing its revised Strategic Plan and associated Research Strategy, which will guide activities until 2012.
The Strategic Plan succinctly presents the key goals, values and strategies of the Institute, while the Research Strategy provides the framework for research and community engagement based on the management issues defined in Read more
“Bringing the Park to the People and the People to the Park”
September 2009 : Penrith to Lithgow
The Blue Mountains National Park turns 50 this year and many Blue Mountains residents want to celebrate. We are planning a major event for September to coincide with Spring and the first Gazettal date Read more
||In celebration of National Volunteer Week, the Institute recognises the outstanding service of its two core volunteers, Jane Daish and Rosie Forsyth-Jackson.
Thank you, Jane and Rosie.
Jane Daish has volunteered for the Institute two days per week since April 2007. She is a brilliant subeditor, providing excellent editorial support and research project Read more
Starting on the 21st March 2009, the Jemby Rinjah Eco Lodge will be hosting an Aboriginal art exhibition. The opening featured a traditional Aboriginal Welcome, Marra Mob Artists, Didgeridoo and a small Indigenous Fashion Show by Dianne Ussher and Robyn Caughlan. For more details please contact Tracey:
Phone: 0416 628 908 or Read more
The Blue Mountains World Heritage Institute organised a community fire forum for residents of the Mt Wilson region on Saturday 26 September at the Mount Wilson Community Hall.
About 35 local residents attended the two-hour forum that shared information about bushfire ecology and management, with a focus on: regeneration of ecosystems after Read more
Making Our Mark’ Exhibition
For National Youth Week 2008
Where: Foyer, Blue Mountains City Council, 2-6 Civic Place, Katoomba, NSW, 2780
When: 9th – 18th April 2008
Hours: 9am – 5pm
To help celebrate 2008 National Youth Week in the Blue Mountains, the public was invited to view original lino prints by young local Aboriginal artists.
Local Aboriginal artists Read more
The Grose Valley Fire Forum
Saturday 17 February 2007
Mt Tomah, NSW Australia
The Blue Mountains World Heritage Institute organised a forum of representative community members and fire authorities to address issues arising from management of a fire in the Grose Valley in the Blue Mountains in November 2006.
The Institute was invited by the Read more