Entries by Lisa Siegel

Transition Bellingen and CEL join the magic

Transition Bellingen started in  February of 2008, as part of an international network of Transition groups that are working to create resilient and strong communities by RE-LOCALISING production of food, energy and other resources, RE-LEARNING old skills that can be used in our modern way of life, and RE-CONNECTING all sectors of the community. From […]

Sophie raises over $3000 for EYE

This is our favourite bushwalker Sophie, who walked nearly 1000 km of the Bibbulman track last spring and raised over $3000 towards making EYE camps happen in 2016. What a legend! We enjoyed following her adventure via Facebook, and you can relive it too, by reading the blog below and then continuing on here.

LeaF plans continuing to blossom….

CEL is excitedly planning eight different workshops/forums/tours as part of the Bellingen LeaF (Learning Festival) which will run in conjunction with the Bello Winter Music Festival, 2-5 July. The “back story” is that CEL is part of the Bellingen Shire Learning Alliance (BSLA), which is a network of local eco-groups and which has created the […]

“The Universe Story” at the Deep Ecology Study Group – Thursday, 7 May

This month, group member Reiner will give a short synopsis of Thomas Berry’s “The Universe Story” to get the discussion started. The study group is a monthly meeting of interested and interesting adults who enjoy rich discussion about the writings of eco-philosophers like Thomas Berry, Joanna Macy, John Seed, and others. Newcomers always welcome!  Come […]

EYE Legend Muguette Mueller

The EYE crew wants to wish our dear Muguette all the best as she starts her new life in Melbourne. Muguette came to her first Junior EYE camp in 2009 when she was in Year 7, and has been a dedicated EYElet ever since. In spite of having a hugely busy life with her studies, […]

Deep Ecology Study Group

“We must come to understand that life-forms do not constitute a pyramid with our species at the apex, but rather a circle where everything is connected to everything else….Deep Ecology recognises that nothing short of a total revolution in consciousness will be of lasting use in preserving the life-support systems of our planet….” (John Seed, […]

Eat the Street Kicks Off

The Senior EYE crew has had some great planning meetings in the past few weeks and have so many ideas that we hardly know where to start! Lots of research is going on about where, when, and how we can start creating our Edible Gardens and Public Art projects. In the meantime, we want to […]

A New LeaF is Unfurled!

The Centre for Ecological Learning is very excited to have a leading role in the inaugural Bellingen LeaF (Learning Festival), which will run in conjunction with the brand new Bello Winter Music Festival from 2-5 July. The Bellingen LeaF will include workshops, forums, and tours, all focused on local sustainability and environmental issues….. and brought to […]