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Feral Animal Information Day – Wollombi/Laguna

June 11 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Wollombi/Laguna Hunter Local Land Services (HLLS) and Hunter Region Landcare Network (HRLN) is hosting a FREE Feral Animal Information Day, designed to improve landholder skills and knowledge in feral animal control techniques. Stuart Boyd-Law from Pest Animal Control and Training will cover: • WhymanagerferalanimalsintheHunter • Techniques in identifying feral animal signs including: foxes, rabbits,feral cats and wild dogs • Evaluating the threat to native animals and livestock • Hands-on practice in setting up and monitoring traps • Requirements to plan…

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Feral Animal Information Day – Congewai Valley

June 12 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Hunter Local Land Services (HLLS) and Hunter Region Landcare Network (HRLN) is hosting a FREE Feral Animal Information Day, designed to improve landholder skills and knowledge in feral animal control techniques. Stuart Boyd-Law from Pest Animal Control and Training will cover: • Why manage feral animals in the Hunter • Techniques in identifying feral animal signs including: foxes, rabbits,feral cats and wild dogs • Evaluating the threat to native animals and livestock • Hands-on practice in setting up and monitoring…

Introductory Shooting Course

June 13 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location: Cessnock Rifle Range Date: Sunday 13 June 2021 Course Length: 1 day This course is available to land managers in the Broke/Bulga, Congewai and AIM: To develop safe shooting skills and confidence for pest animal destruction and livestock euthanasia Wollombi/ Laguna areas Course Content: Theory (am) 9:00 – 12:00 : Firearm safety : Legislation : Principles and theory of marksmanship : Aim points for humane destruction of animals Practical (pm - live firing range) 1:00 – 4:00 : Grouping…

Native planting at Crawchie Creek

Native planting at Crawchie Creek, Northcotte Park, Shortland

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

10am start  Native planting at Crawchie Creek, Northcotte Park, Shortland with Shortland to Wallsend Landcare, Hunter Region Landcare Network, and Newcastle City Council.  To register, and more information contact lowerhunterlandcare@gmail.com  

Introduction to Biodynamics Workshop

Introduction to Biodynamics workshops with Charlie Arnott

June 17 - June 18

Two Day Introduction to Biodynamics @ Hunter Valley, NSW 17th & 18th JUNE |  HUNTER VALLEY, NSW Biodynamics is grounded in the work of Rudolf Steiner, inspired by questions, conversations, practical research and eight lectures with the title, The Spiritual Foundations for the Development of Agriculture ( June 1924). Biodynamics is a contemporary, cost-effective and proven method that produces high-quality food and fibre, as well as healthy animals and premium products, while achieving regenerative outcomes in all forms of agriculture (animal…

Throsby Creek Catchment

Throsby Catchment Care Planting

June 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Take part in a creek-a-thon of activities to protect our much loved Throsby Creek. Discover how to test how healthy your creek is and join the community planting out Islington Park to improve stormwater quality before it reaches Throsby Creek.

Native Tree planting with Luskintyre Landcare

Native Tree planting with Luskintyre Landcare

June 22 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

9.30am start Native Tree planting with Luskintyre Landcare to enhance woodland community and improve vegetation along the riparian connection to the Hunter River.  To register, and more information contact lowerhunterlandcare@gmail.com

NAIDOC Week

NAIDOC Week 2021

July 4 - July 11

Celebrate NAIDOC Week around the Hunter region, 4 - 11 July: https://www.naidoc.org.au HRLN works in collaboration with the Landcare NSW Aboriginal Communities Engagement Program to facilitate cultural learning and training for Landcarers. Have a listen to the radio interview with Craig Aspinal, our Aboriginal Engagement Officer: https://youtu.be/TpU1jr01KSw    

National Tree Day - Schools

National Tree Day – Schools

July 30

You’ll find some of the Hunter region Landcare groups are hosting National Tree Day this year, so why not visit a Landcare site you haven’t been to before, and give them a boost along with plantings and weeding: Find a site near you - National Tree Day (planetark.org)

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