Mynas a major issue

PESTS: Common Mynas are threatening our ecology's biodiversity.
PESTS: Common Mynas are threatening our ecology's biodiversity. @Pam Kenway 2011

IN THE final Earth Matters session of the year Laura and Kevin Noble from Clarence Valley Conservation in Action (CVCIA), will be talking about Indian or Common Mynas and why they are a threat to our native biodiversity.

Their presentation will include identification, control and a review of activity in the Clarence Valley and surrounding areas.

The session will be held in the staff room at Grafton Public School, Queen St, Grafton, from 5.30-7pm on Monday, November 20.

There will be ample opportunity for questions and discussion.

Refreshments will follow.

For further information, contact Stan Mussared on 66449309.

Rebels real-life warrior on the mend after surgery

AT LEFT: South Grafton Rebels captain Grant Stevens runs into a Matt Cheeseman tackle against the Coffs Harbour Comets during the 2017 Group 2 season. ABOVE: Stevens knee after the successful surgery this week.

After putting up with pain for years, Stevens forced into surgery.

How a baby bird was put back in its 40m high nest

A royal spoonbill chick was rescued by WIRES Northern Rivers volunteers at Alstonville.

Returning this chick to its loving parents was no easy task

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