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Equipment Loan Register

Hovells Creek Landcare Group has a collection of equipment, books and DVDs available for loan to HCLG members.

  • Loan Period will be General Meeting to General Meeting.
  • Generally, there will be no charge for loan of equipment, however your name & contact details will be taken and recorded on Equipment/Book Loan Register.
  • Equipment is held by John Baker, and will be brought to general meetings as required.
  • Laptop, Projector & Screen will be held by Landcare Support Officer, and may be used for guest speaker presentations by contacting LSO.

 

Phone: 0428 630 156
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Books and DVDs will be held by Julie Taylor & John Craig and brought to General Meetings for distribution.

Phone: 0435 020 626
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If you have any suggestions for new purchases, please contact a member of the executive.

 

Equipment Held By HCLG

  • 3 bolt cutters
  • 3 Hamilton tree planters
  • Laptop computer
  • Projector, Screen and Loudspeaker
  • GPS
  • Soil sampling auger

 

Books and DVDs

Reference books held in the HCLG book box

Ashfield, John (2010)
TAKING CARE OF YOURSELF AND YOUR FAMILY: A RESOURCE BOOK FOR GOOD MENTAL HEALTH (2010),
Peacock Publications for Beyond Blue, 326 pages
                excellent resource book on most aspects of mental health

Central West Catchment Management Authority (2008)
COMMON NATIVE GRASSES OF THE CENTRAL WEST CATCHMENT,  79 pages
                best management practice guide to native grasses in the Central West Catchment

Cosgrove, Meredith (2014)
PHOTOGRAPHIC GUIDE TO NATIVE PLANTS OF THE AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY, Meadow Argus Books,  360 pages
                good illustrated reference book on forbs, shrubs and trees of the ACT

Costermans, Leon (2009)
NATIVE TREES AND SHRUBS OF SOUTH-EASTERN AUSTRALIA, Reed New Holland, Sydney  440 pages
                the classic text on trees and shrubs in the Southern Tablelands area

Eddy, D; Mallinson, D; Rehwinkel, R and Sharp, S (1998), GRASSLAND FLORA: A FIELD GUIDE FOR THE SOUTHERN TABLELANDS 9NSW & ACT), Environment ACT, Canberra  156 pages
                good illustrated reference book on grasses of Southern Tablelands

Lindenmayer, D; Claridge, A; Hazell, D; Michael, D; Crane, M; MacGregor, C and Cunningham, R (2003)
WILDLIFE ON FARMS: HOW TO CONSERVE NATIVE ANIMALS, CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood  117 pages
                good illustrated practical guide to native animal conservation on farms

Lindenmayer, D; Michael, D; Crane, M; Okada, S; Florance, D. Barton, P and Ikin, K (2016),
WILDLIFE CONSERVATION IN FARM LANDCSAPES, CSIRO Publishing, Clayton South, Victoria  220 pages
                good illustrated, practical guide to wildlife conservation on farms

Lindenmayer, D; Michael, D; Crane, M; Florance, D and Burns E (2018),
RESTORING FARM WOODLANDS FOR WILDLIFE, CSIRO Publishing, Clayton South  122 pages
                good illustrated, practical guide to restoring farm woodlands for wildlife

Local Land Services Greater Sydney (2015)
BUILD YOUR OWN WILDLIFE NEST BOX; A GUIDE FOR WESTERN SYDNEY, 28 pages
                includes plans and construction details for bird boxes for gliders, microbats, parrots & pardalotes

Massy, Charles (2017)
CALL OF THE REED WARBLER: A NEW AGRICULTURE A NEW EARTH, University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, Queensland  569 pages
                a new classic describing Massy’s ground breaking work on regenerative agriculture

Michael, D and Lindenmayer, D (2018)
ROCKY OUTCROPS IN AUSTRALIA: ECOLOGY, CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT, CSIRO Publishing, 184 pages
                good illustrated, practical guide to rocky outcrops and their conservation and management

Munro, N and Lindenmayer, D (2011)
PLANTING FOR WILDLIFE: A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO RESTORING NATIVE WOODLANDS, CSIRO Publishing, Clayton South, Victoria  84 pages
                good practical, illustrated ‘how to’ guide to planting for wildlife

NSW Government (2011), THE FARM DAM HANDBOOK, NSW Government, Sydney  40 pages
                introductory, illustrated rather basic handbook on farm dams

NSW Department of Primary Industries (nd)
WHAT FISH IS THIS: A GUIDE TO FRESHWATER FISH IN NSW, NSW Dept of Primary Industries, 22 pages
                illustrated guide to 60 most common freshwater fish in NSW with their distribution

NSW Office of Environment and Heritage (nd)
A GLOVEBOX GUIDE TO [FROGS OF] THE HIGHLANDS, TABLELANDS AND SLOPES OF SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL NSW, 65 pages
                includes photos and details of 31 frogs that live in the area

Rose, H; Kidson, J; Rose, C and Edwards, C (2013)
GRASSES OF THE NSW TABLELANDS, NSW Dept of Primary Industries, Sydney  172 pages
                good illustrated reference book for grasses in HCLG area

Ratchford, A M (2002)
REGOLITH INFLUENCE ON SURFICIAL WATER CHEMISTRY AT HOVELLS CREEK: IMPLICATIONS FOR DRYLAND SALINITY HAZARD MITIGATION IN HIGH RELIEF GRANITIC LANDSCAPES, University of Canberra, 86 pages
                BSc Thesis – essentially a technical reference resource

Rawlings, K; Freudenberger, D and Carr, D (2010)
A GUIDE TO MANAGING BOX GUM GRASSY WOODLANDS, Dept of Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts, Canberra  146 pages
                Excellent practical, illustrated guide to managing Box Gum grassy woodlands

Victorian Department of Primary Industries (2008)
SERRATED TUSSOCK: NATIONAL BEST PRACTICE MANAGEMENT MANUAL, 126 pages
                very thorough overview of serrated tussock control and management

Wrigley, J W and Fagg, M (2013)
AUSTRALIAN NATIVE PLANTS: CULTIVATION, USE IN LANDCSAPING AND PROPAGATION (6TH Edn), Reed New Holland, Sydney  720 pages
                revised edition of this encyclopaedic classic work on Australian native plants

 

DVDs

Wildlife Friendly & Productive Farms--The Fenner School of Environment and Society, ANU

The Legend of Ben Hall -- based on the true story

Birds of Box-Gum Grassy Woodlands- Caring for Our Country