Discovering a suburban ecological treasure

A Tighes Hill resident is on a mission to educate Novocastrians about an environmental 'treasure' in his suburb.

In the suburbs of Newcastle, heavy traffic, bustling businesses and rows of buildings are commonplace. But in the heart of the suburb of Tighes Hill is a vacant block of land that is much more than meets the eye.

To some, they may see a patch of Earth with overgrown shrubs and sludgy puddles. But for resident Tom Clark, he sees much more: an environmental wonderland that should be celebrated.

Read more, at  the ABC Radio Newcastle website.

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