Dedicated to the conservation of the natural environment in the Bellinger valley since 1990

The Great Koala National Park

Further development of ecotourism and a National Koala Park is a must, thanks to the incredible natural assets we have stretching from the coast up to Dorrigo.

    – Dominic King, Mayor of Bellingen Shire


Friends of Kalang

Friends of Kalang

The Kalang River Catchment hold enormous cultural and natural heritage values and that these are now threatened with logging, has concerned our local community who have joined to form a coordinated alliance with the shared mission to stop the proposed logging.


Gumbaynggirr Alliance

The Blueberry Campaign

The Bellingen Environment Centre started working on the Blueberry Campaign in 2015 when a local Valery resident notified them of their environmental concerns with a 150 acre blueberry farm on the edge of Pine Creek. The resident had exhausted every avenue to try and protect their local environment......


Gumbaynggirr Acknowledgement



The Bellingen Environment Centre committee works towards:

  • Promotion of the cause of environmental issues

  • Protection of the natural environment and biodiversity of the Bellinger Valley.

  • Fostering proactive responses to climate change with a commitment to non-violent action principles.


The BEC is funded by membership fees, member contributions, and our twice yearly fund-raiser, the Plant Fair. We are a major share-holder in the Sustainable Earth Project, by donation of shares by our members, and as a share-holder we are also responsible for the commercial loans towards the Solar Installation on our building.