NEWS

12 July 2017
Coal Point Progress Hall

The Fern & the Burn…The Movie

On April 6th 2016 a patch of bushland off Stansfield Close went up in smoke. The Hazard Reduction Burn was conducted to protect property and generate environmental outcomes, particularly trying to reduce the Asparagus Fern, Privets and Olives that had escaped from gardens and been running rampant over the local […]
15 June 2017

Intrepid Landcare teamwork effort

A group of 12 adventurous souls braved the threatening weather at the Hunter Intrepid Landcare event on Saturday, 10 June. The group were originally planning on working with National Parks and Wildlife Service at Blue Gum Hills Regional Park for a session of bush regeneration, but when the weather turned […]
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 small […]
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 […]