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23 May 2017

Sustainable small farm education

This workshop booked out in record time! Workshop participants were treated to homemade organic soups and morning tea at Purple Pear Farm while learning about sustainable small farm practices for growing your own food.   Topics included permaculture principles, soil building, composting methods, biodynamics.  A diverse range produce is being produced on this […]
17 May 2017

All Ages Wowed by the Magic of Mambo Wetlands

Landcare’s workshop on Saturday 13th May drew all ages to experience the biodiversity of Mambo Wetlands.  Children were guided on a bushland treasure hunt looking for bush tucker, termite mounds, feathers, bandicoot holes, and more.  Adults and children alike planted 40+ koala food trees and learned about the birds and […]
17 May 2017

Community Planting day 18 June ’17 @ Morpeth Common

Sunday 18 June 2017 9.30am Planting Day!  Help form a thriving native habitat in your local area. Morpeth Common in Edward Street Morpeth This will be an opportunity to meet with the Local Landcare Coordinator, other Landcare participants, and Whether you want to join Landcare or just have a pleasant morning planting […]
3 May 2017
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Beginnings of Landcare – Do you know how it all started?

The first Landcare group was formed at Winjallok near St Arnaud in central Victoria in 1986.  Farming neighbours recognised that they could be more effective and have a greater impact if they addressed common natural resource management concerns together. With the collaboration and support of federal and state government, corporate […]
1 April 2017
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Natural Connection City of Newcastle March 2017

What’s happening! Dusk Habitat Hikes Monday 20 March 7pm George McGregor Reserve (meet opposite 25 Cambridge Drive, Rankin Park) Tuesday 21 March 7pm Jesmond Bushland (meet opposite 31 Robinson Avenue, Lambton) Wednesday 29 March 6.45pm Wallsend Brickworks Park (meet on Victory Parade, Wallsend – opposite Crest Road) Thursday 30 March 6.45pm Richley Reserve, Blackbutt (meet […]
1 April 2017
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Help Save Trees In Newcastle (TIN)

Trees In Newcastle (TIN) is a self-funded not-for-profit community organisation with its roots stretching out to the late eighties. We have worked tirelessly over the past 28 years in promoting and protecting native Hunter flora through bush regeneration, land management, the development of a seed bank and propagation of local […]