Sally Padey and her team at Mogo Zoo were delighted this week to announce the birth of the zoo's newest resident Karn Born to Sharni, Karn is a happy healthy baby boy and the latest testament to Sally's commitment to preserving endangered species that saw her bring Karn's father Mtundu from Auckland Zoo in Feb 2017.
While Mogo Zoo does have Ijuma, another wonderful male, he does not father now following treatment for a prostate issue that saw him castrated as a last resort
Friends of the Forest - Mogo report that less than a kilometre west from Mogo town centre the latest local native forest logging operation has been underway since May. A Friends spokesperson told the Beagle "The Eden-based contractors are working their way up either side of Mogo Creek decimating trees and understorey shrubs which would normally be providing nectar for birds like the endangered Swift Parrot at this time of year. No application of the wombat protection protocol
Fluid artist Julie Lark is the featured artist at The Gallery in Mogo until June 23 and produces vibrant, brightly coloured paintings. So what is ‘fluid art’? Julie says, “It’s the best way I can describe my approach—I like to exploit the movement of different liquid pigments to create my art.” She drips, pours, dips, swirls or glazes paints and inks onto a non absorbent surface, there they can blend or bleed away or, depending on the different mediums or additives used,
Warm Corner, seven miles from Runnyforde, next door to Paradise Above: Mogo author, Syd Mackenzie with Warm Corner - critics say "Brilliant ! Like a shiny new hubcap on an old split windscreen VW Kombi van" Mogo author, Syd Mackenzie, will launch his new novel, Warm Corner at the Air Raid Tavern in Moruya on Friday night, May 31st from 6pm.
Syd has been a longtime resident of the shire and well remembered from the early days of 2EAR FM’s Ear To Ear community magazine that c
Mogo could become an adventure trail hub under a new strategy being developed by Eurobodalla Shire Council. Funded by the Australian Government’s Building Better Regions Fund, the strategy will look at how trails surrounding Mogo could potentially be connected via an established network. The strategy will address land tenure, permit and management issues, identify the need for facilities and services and identify opportunities for local businesses to cater for trail users. Eu
As part of Creative Arts Batemans Bay Inc. contribution to the River of Art Festival, The Gallery in Mogo is presenting an exhibition entitled ‘Looking through a Glass Bottom Boat’. Gallery Coordinator, Laureen Phillips explains that “the exhibition was inspired by the natural beauty of the rivers and seas of the Eurobodalla.” She says, “We chose the theme because it challenged our members to explore the ambiguity and dreamlike qualities of space and direction created in an
Eurobodalla Council has been working with the Mogo community on plans to transform the Mogo Sports Oval into a new recreation park where the whole community can gather and play. Works will begin to remove the old swings at the oval and install new playground equipment, picnic facilities and a yarning circle, giving residents a place to come together and visitors a place to stop, rest and play. Council’s recreation services manager Mark Upson said Council had been working with
Pam Edwards (above) is the featured artist at The Gallery, Mogo from 23rd April until 12th May. With a background in computer graphics and marketing, Pam now paints full time. Her work is often described as abstract realism - she enjoys the challenge of employing abstract ideas to capture the essence of the subject, while at the same time, allowing the viewer to see elements of realism. She uses inks, acrylics, collage pieces, texture and pen and ink when she paints and ex
Telstra outage around the Malua Bay tower that may be affecting your mobile services. Telstra advise "We're sorry for the interruption. We're working on getting your service returned as fast as possible." Source #latest #BatemansBay #MaluaBay #Mogo
Motorists are advised of changed traffic conditions on the Princes Highway at Mogo tomorrow for maintenance work to be carried out north of Tomakin Road. One lane will remain open under stop slow conditions for emergency resurfacing to repair a damaged section of the road. Work will be carried out between 9am and 4pm on Friday 12 April, weather permitting. Traffic control and a reduced speed limit of 40 km/h will be in place for the safety of workers and motorists. Motorists
Sheryl Miller, a founding member of The Gallery, Mogo in 1999 is the featured Artist from 1st April to 23rd May. While Sheryl is known for her watercolour flowers, this display concentrates on local scenes including Batemans Bay, Tilba & the Pigeon House mountain. She works in watercolour and acrylics. The Gallery Mogo is a co-operative venture of Creative Arts Batemans Bay Inc (CABBI) and open to local arts and craft practitioners. People interest finding out more about
The Gallery Committee looks forward to welcoming members, their guests and the public to our
next Twilight At The Gallery & Artist Talk, Wednesday 20th March 2019.
Join us for a glass of bubbles &/or light refreshments. Take the opportunity to view, and
purchase the latest works from gallery members, and hear from one of The Gallery's newest
members, Robert Creed.
Robert is, amongst other things, an Architect, Photographer, Painter and Writer and will share
with us hi
Returning as The Gallery Mogo's “Featured Artist” is well known identity, Portia Dunn.
Portia has lived most of her life in Batemans Bay and has been painting for approximately 15 years. Equally at home working on various types of papers as she is on large canvases, experimental art is a passion. Portia has developed a distinctive way of working to produce the fluid, high gloss effect and seemingly flawless finish of her paintings. She loves to experiment and explore new
The Gallery in Mogo is begining the 2019 series of featured artists with fabric and jewellery craft-artist, Anne Boardman. Many readers will know Anne from when she owned and managed the ‘Moruya Sewing Centre’ for over twenty years where she conducted many workshops there in fabric printing, dyeing, texturing and patchwork and then for another ten years from her home. Anne has on show at The Gallery a range of work, from exquisite drawstring jewellery bags with Japanese style
What makes a great wildlife photograph? Well, great subjects are essential but so are great photographic techniques.. Mogo Zoo is now offering you an opportunity to take great wildlife photographs. Not only does the zoo have great subjects but it will provide a professional nature photographer to help participants gain a solid understanding of photographic techniques. You will learn the procedures used by the pros to capture stunning shots. These techniques will prove invalua
Mum Mabulu gave birth to her new foal last week at Mogo Zoo and the little one (gender still unknown) is up and about and enjoying her new family.
The foal is Mabulu's first and can be viewed by visitors to the zoo as it sticks by its mum and the rest of the herd. Above: Mabulu and her new foal - Photo Mogo Zoo
Mabulu is a Plains Zebra (Equus burchellii) are are distributed in the wild to Southern Sudan and southern Ethiopia, east of the Nile River to southern Angola and
Construction has begun on a $3 million redevelopment of facilities at the Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Garden. A new purpose-built home for the heritage-listed Wallace Herbarium is on track to be complete by February. The former herbarium space will be converted into a new retail area to provide visitor information services and sell quality and locally-made art, wares and produce. A new café is being constructed adjoining the visitor centre, while the existing café will be tr
Mogo’s annual Christmas gala is a fun filled day for everyone! There will be market stalls, kids activities, Santa, a chocolate wheel, win some great prizes, special offers in shops, oyster bar, demonstrations and so much more! #Mogo #whatson #Community #Weekly
Creative Arts Batemans Bay Inc. (CABBI) members who exhibit in The Gallery Mogo have put together a small exhibition with the theme “Walk The Line”. The exhibition commenced on Wednesday December 5 and continues until January 7 with the opening at 4.30pm on Friday December 7. This will also be The Gallery's Christmas “get together” and you, the public, are welcome to attend, talk to the exhibiting artists (both 2D and 3D), see what directions our exhibitors have taken with t
The inaugural Jetblack Wild Wombat mountain bike event was held in Mogo on the NSW South Coast on 1 December 2018. The classic 12 hour format included a ‘Wild Solo Challenge’ and the seven-time 24-hour Solo World Champion Jason English from Newcastle reached his goal of completing 220km on the 10km circuit, winning the Solo Male classification outright. In the women’s in was Canberra’s Gwynn McLeod who won with 16 laps. Many local racers participated with Cory Dimmer from Bat
Leading up to Christmas and into January, The Gallery in Mogo is featuring mosaic artist Joanna Virgo. Joanna creates her artworks using sophisticated materials sourced from the other side of the world. ‘Smalti’, a rectangular Italian glass tile celebrated for its variance of colour, opacity and brilliance, is her favourite. It has a rich, almost fudge-like appearance, yet is as hard as stone. Joanna says, “’Smalti’ reflects light beautifully, the tiles are not uniform in s
In the leadup to the Jetblack Wild Wombat MTB Challenge this weekend (1st December 2018) in Mogo this brilliant video has been produced that showcases the event and the region. Video production Faber Film. (c) Rocky Trail Entertainment Pty Ltd
Hosted by Rocky Trail Entertainment, its crew spent a week in and around Mogo and documented their stay to give contestants a taste of the #rockytraildestination!
Mountain bikers from far and wide will be descending to the region for
The Gallery Mogo is proud to have Debra Smith as their featured artist.
Debra has featured birds and native flora in her beautiful watercolours with a touch of pencil to add drama to this illustrative work. We will feature Debra until 12th of November
Debra’s work, her paintings are also on show throughout November at the Nook in Moruya Books and then permanently exhibited at Firefly Interiors.
The Gallery is a co-operative venture of CABBI, a society open to local arts
Eurobodalla Shire Council advise that 🚧 Construction of the new roundabout at the Tomakin Road and George Bass Drive intersection at Tomakin ramped up this week.
There’s going to be significant delays for motorists driving through the area for the next five weeks or so, so please avoid it if you can.
When it’s all done we’ll have a shiny new 🔄 that’s safer and more efficient for everyone. #Council #LocalStateFederal #Tomakin #Broulee #Mogo #Community #Weekly