Hunter Region Landcare Network - How to get involved

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Swamp Mahogany

Swamp Mahogany

Original illustration of Eucalyptus robusta by James Sowerby (from Wikepedia) Eucalyptus robusta A firm favourite of the Koala, the Swamp Mahogany loves wet feet as it’s common name indicates. Common in coastal swamps and wet forests the Swamp Mahogany has a natural...

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Sticky Hops

Sticky Hops

Dodonaea viscosa Rather inaccurately described in “A Little Book of Latin for Gardeners” (see this month’s book review) as a “rather dull genus of evergreen shrubs” the Dodonaea genus was named after Rembert Dodoens a Flemish physician and botanist, author of the...

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Blackthorn/ sweet bursaria

Blackthorn/ sweet bursaria

Blackthorn is not especially popular in cultivation because of its prickly habit. Bursaria will often colonise cleared land and can be mistaken for an invasive weed.

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Work Health and Safety Forms

Work Health and Safety Forms

To meet your legal obligations, you should be keeping safety records for each working bee or field day that your group takes part in. HRLN has developed a WHS Risk assessment form and Daily diary with WHS checklist for your group to download and use.

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Paul’s Award Winning* Plant Destakerater

Paul’s Award Winning* Plant Destakerater

Stakes were generally well stuck in the ground and often splintering, making hand pulling a very hazardous and difficult activity.After a few trials and a lot of thinking I came up with a destaking tool which just slips over the stake and gives a good grip to lift the stake out of the ground.

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Upcoming Events

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EarthFest

EarthFest

July 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

EarthFest is an initiative of Sustainable Education and the local region of the Upper Hunter, New South Wales. Partnering with Upper Hunter Shire Council and the Segenhoe Inn to produce an event that not only showcases the local area, but raises awareness and much needed funds to help families in these catastrophic drought conditions the region is facing. The event will be hosted at the historical Segenhoe Inn, in Aberdeen and you can expect to enjoy a family friendly festival,…

Tree Planting Day

National Tree Day

July 28

Get involved with National Tree Day as a member of the Community. Community includes individuals, friends, family, faith based groups, local community groups and more! National Tree Day is traditionally held on the last Sunday in July. If this is not an ideal time to plant Tree Day activities can take place on any date, you just need to register when your activity will take place. Find a site near you: https://treeday.planetark.org/find-a-site/

Upper hunter

WILDLIFE DISCOVERY Upper Hunter

August 10 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Work Health and Safety Forms

Work Health and Safety Forms

To meet your legal obligations, you should be keeping safety records for each working bee or field day that your group takes part in. HRLN has developed a WHS Risk assessment form and Daily diary with WHS checklist for your group to download and use.

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Spotlight on … Dungog Common Landcare Group

Spotlight on … Dungog Common Landcare Group

Dungog Common Landcare Group (DCLG) operates under the auspices of the Dungog Common Recreation Reserve Manager (DCRRM) or what we call ‘theTrust’. Our workdays are spent caring for 260 hectares (600 acres) of Crown land on the northwest edge of the Township of Dungog. 

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We always welcome new members who are keen to get involved at the regional level. We can also help you find your local Landcare groups.

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