Case studies

Case Studies

  • The Fern & the Burn…The Movie

    Coal Point Progress Hall

    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 […]

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  • Project Partnership with HunterLLS – Compost Workshop report

    Hunter Region Landcare Network and Hunter Local Landcare Services Partnership Project

    Compost Workshop Pokolbin Community Hall – Wednesday 29th June 2016 The Compost Workshop was held by the Hunter Valley Wine and Tourism Association on 29th June 2016 with support from the NSW DPI. The workshop was made possible with supporting funds received from the Hunter Region Landcare Network and its partners Hunter […]

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  • Project Partnership with HunterLLS – Habitat Enhancement with Fire and Steel

    Hunter Region Landcare Network and Hunter Local Landcare Services Partnership Project

    Habitat Enhancement with Fire and Steel 18/6/16 at progress Hall, 197 Skye Point Rd Outcome achieved 40minute discussion/presentation on habitat enhancement and the value of hollows by Jarrah Hume-Cook 1.5hr field demonstration of advanced chainsaw techniques by Jarrah Hume-Cook 30 minute presentation on native plants for habitat enhancement by Ann […]

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  • Project Partnership with HunterLLS – Benefits of Biodiversity Values in Road Reserves Hunter Councils

    Hunter Region Landcare Network and Hunter Local Landcare Services Partnership Project

    The Benefits of Identifying, Managing and Protecting Biodiversity Values within Road Reserves and Private Land Workshop Hunter Councils Inc. received funding from the Hunter Regional Landcare Network to design and host a community workshop for the communities of Martins Creek, Duns Creek, Glen Oak and Maitland Vale (communities around the junction of the […]

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  • Project Partnership with HunterLLS – Hunter Wetlands Training Volunteers Workshop

    Hunter Region Landcare Network and Hunter Local Landcare Services Partnership Project

    Hunter Wetlands workshop training and supporting volunteers in Landcare The workshop was reasonably successful with a total of 23 people attending. (Attendance form attached). I believe we achieved our goal, to educate and inform people on how to train and support volunteers. Ken Balyiss (Guest speaker) spoke about native plant […]

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  • Project Partnership with HunterLLS – Intrepid Landcare Retreat

    Hunter Region Landcare Network and Hunter Local Landcare Services Partnership Project

    Hunter Intrepid Landcare Retreat Hosted by Lake Macquarie Landcare Network On 25-26 June 2016, Lake Macquarie Landcare Network hosted an Intrepid Landcare Retreat to launch Intrepid Landcare in the Hunter. Attendees 16 young people (aged 16-30) applied for and participated in the retreat. Their names were: Alana Goodwin Alex Robertson […]

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  • Project Partnership with HunterLLS – Report on Beekeeping Workshop

    Hunter Region Landcare Network and Hunter Local Landcare Services Partnership Project

    Backyard Beekeeping on the above date, with 21 people attending. A cuppa was provided on registration and the presentations began at 09:30, with Fran Corner welcoming the attendees. David Gear, a well known and respected former breeder of queen bees – which he exported worldwide- opened the presentation with a […]

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  • Project Partnership with HunterLLS – Wollombi Riparian Erosion Workshop Report

    Wollombi Landcare Riparian Workshop 2016

    Wollombi Valley Landcare AGM and Riparian Erosion Management Workshop Held at Wollombi School on Saturday 18 th June from 10 am. Twenty five people attended today which began with the landcare AGM which was a huge success with all positions filled, and was followed by our workshop on Riparian Erosion management. […]

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  • Project Partnership with HunterLLS – First Landcarers Workshop Report

    Worimi First Landcarers Workshop June 2016

    The First Landcares Field day took place on 11 June 2016, at Murrook Cultural Centre. This is the home of the Worimi Local Aboriginal Land Council. It was attended by 14 registered participants and four Worimi staff and members. A fifth staff member joined the group for the afternoon session and Uncle Nevil […]

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