Landcare Groups

Wine Country Community Day

On the 11th of April Wine Country Landcare had a community day to display recent works to establish a bushfood garden at Wine House, Hunter Valley. After the Welcome to Country by Aunty Tracey Skene, Upper Hunter coordinator Paul Melehan talked about the plants in the... read more

Collaborative ‘Dig-It’- Lake Liddell Recreation Reserve

As part of the Dig-It Grant obtained from Local Land Services in April 2022 and a Landcare Grant from Muswellbrook Shire Council, Lake Liddell hosted another planting day on Friday 22nd March 2024. Ten volunteers from AGL’s Bayswater Power Station were involved with... read more

Landline Feature: Broke Bulga Landcare’s River Red Gum

Broke Bulga Landcare’s River Red Gum restoration project was featured in a story on how the Restore and Renew research project by Botanic Gardens of Sydney is helping to save the endangered Hunter population of River Red Gum. Watch from 42:20 to see the feature.

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Aries Way Landcare

A recent series of volunteer days at Aries Way Reserve at Elermore Vale, saw more key areas of the reserve rehabilitated.

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Mt Vincent Landcare

With an idyllic location, morning tea, and good company, the Mt Vincent Landcare members and our Coordinators met to undertake a planning session to identify the group needs and workshop priorities for the next 3 ½ years. As a private landowner group but also working on Council bushland reserves, the group came up with a range of priorities for the future. Keep an eye out for their upcoming activities in the new year.

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Native Bush Tucker planting with Hunter Valley Wine Country Landcare

With 20mm of rain falling in Pokolbin on the 27th and 28th October, we picked a good time to hold the Native Bush Tucker planting at Winehouse Hunter Valley in Pokolbin.  

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Aussie Ark Visit & Weedy Weekends coming in 2024

Recently the Hunter Region Landcare Network and Mid Coast to Tops Landcare Connection visited Aussie Ark for our monthly gathering. What a treat it was to see the valuable work in wildlife conservation happening right in our region! Thousands of hectares of conservation land that is fully fenced against pest species such as foxes and feral pigs, to provide a safe area for wildlife to thrive and breed in the wild.

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Donkey Orchids at Greta Central Park

HRLN held its first working bee with volunteers at Greta Central Park this month. Greta Central; during the session, we discovered a beautiful patch of donkey orchids, Diuris punctata.  

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Kotara Park Landcare Update

Last month saw the revival of Kotara Park Landcare with the help of Scout Groups from Kotara, Maryland and Shortland.

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Friends of Tomaree Landcare Group – Site Visit

When you join the Hunter Region Network, you not only have the opportunity to add value and skills to the planning and delivery of local and regional landcare projects, you also get to see landcare projects in action on the 3rd Monday of each month at our committee... read more

NSW Landcare and Local Land Services Conference

There is still time to register to attend the NSW Landcare Conference in Tweed Heads, 15 – 17 March 2022. The program is out including a wonderful array of field trips to attend. Find out more here: read more

Understanding Nest Boxes

This informative video from Granite Borders Landcare can help explain the need for nest boxes in our changed landscapes and explain some of the complexities in choosing the right nest box for your site or property.... read more