Plant of the Month

Plant of the Month: Magenta Lilly Pilly

Plant of the Month: Magenta Lilly Pilly

(Syzygium paniculatum). Katuba (Kattang), Daguba (Cadigal). March is a great time for fans of bushfood, Kurrajongs, Sandpaper Fig and the Magenta Lilly Pilly all ripening. This year was a good season for the Lilly Pilly here in the Upper Hunter and while I didn’t get...

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Tips, Tricks & Tools

Tools, Tips and Tricks: Try not to get lost!

Apart from my Landcare work I do the odd bit of consulting and flora survey work, this work can take me into some fairly remote places and often by myself. While I regard this as the fun bit of my job it is not without a level of risk with the possibility vehicle...

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Tools, Tricks and Tips: Nursery Cheats

Ok, I have a confession, despite enjoying working in nurseries I really hate pricking out and potting up seedlings. Yeah, I know, it is the main point of working in a nursery, but it is just so tedious and time consuming so if I can find any way of doing it quicker I...

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Resources

Work Health and Safety Resources

Work Health and Safety Resources

Yeah, I know, WHS can be pretty tedious and while you may be operating safely in your farm, work or Landcare activities if something were to happen and someone were to get injured then without documented procedures and risk assessments you could be liable to expensive...

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Video: Axe Restoration with Paul

Video: Axe Restoration with Paul

How I restore axes, you may do it differently but this works for me. Of course the golden rule with restorations of this type, as little as possible, as much as necessary. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0TVVwQvnCe0  

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Project Achievements

Community tree planting at historic reserve

Community tree planting at historic reserve

Hunter Region Landcare Network received a grant from the Communities Environment program to continue work regenerating the Lower Hunter Valley Dry Rainforest endangered ecological community after previous project funding finished.

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News

Contractor Management

Contractor Management

When we hire a contractor we tend to assume they have all the right insurances and licensing, certainly their licence number is probably written on the side of their work ute, for a small job around the house we might decide checking up on their qualifications...

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Tools, Tips and Tricks: Try not to get lost!

Tools, Tips and Tricks: Try not to get lost!

Apart from my Landcare work I do the odd bit of consulting and flora survey work, this work can take me into some fairly remote places and often by myself. While I regard this as the fun bit of my job it is not without a level of risk with the possibility vehicle...

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Grants

Hunter Region Landcare Workshop grants 2020-2021

Hunter Region Landcare Workshop grants 2020-2021

Thanks to the generous support of the Hunter Local Land Services,  HRLN once again has funding available for a series of field-days/workshops, hosted by our Member Groups, on topics of interest to the Landcarers in their local area.Previous events have included woody...

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