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Nursery Update – May 2024

Not many plants out this month but another thousand or so potted up for spring, Acacia buxifolia, Angophora floribunda, Eucalyptus tereticornis have been potted up with a heap of Lomandra longifolia to be potted up in the next couple of weeks as well as the gorgeous... read more

Rising from the Embers Festival 2024 Recap

It was fantastic to be part of this year’s Rising from the Embers Festival under clear skies and tall trees at Callaghan Campus, University of Newcastle.  Many good conversations were shared with visiting students and fellow stall-holders.  We had a lot of interest in... read more

Bolwarra Landcare – Two Years On

Happy 2nd Birthday to the Bolwarra Landcare site at the John Wilkinson Sporting Complex, Victoria Rd, Bolwarra. What a transformation in under 2 years- the site overall is approx 2000 m2 and has several areas being revegetated over time. The area pictured below which... read more

Plant of the Month: What’s in the Box?

This month I’m back to our rather slow series of keys to the Eucalypts of the Hunter. if you’ve missed (or forgotten) I’ve previously done keys to Ironbarks, Scribbly Gums, Mallees, Bloodwoods (Corymbia) and the Apples (Angophora). This month we’re looking at the... read more

Greta Central Park Planting Day

On Wednesday 15th May,  Landcarers from Hunter River Reserve Landcare descended upon Greta Central Park for a tree planting day, organised by Cessnock City Council in association with Hunter Region Landcare Network (HRLN). This project was funded by Hunter Local Land... read more

Meet our new staff members

With the expansion of the Landcare Enabling Program 2023 – 2027, Hunter Region Landcare Network has recruited additional staff to help with our everyday operations.  We’d like to welcome Helen Rubeli as our new Landcare Support Officer based at our main Landcare... read more

Weed Grants 2024

Grants are open for Landcare groups to tackle weed issues in the Hunter.  If you have a project in mind, reach out to your local landcare coordinator to discuss options and advice for loger term projects.

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