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LANDCARE NEWS from around nation

  • LR Join the conversation – Australian Govt. Community information Sessions

    The focus of the community information sessions is to provide the natural resource management community, including Landcare, with an update on the design and delivery of the National Landcare Programme and its different elements. The sessions will be   » Read More

  • LR The Draft Community Landcare Plan for South Australia

    The Draft Community Landcare Plan for South Australia proposes a shared vision for Community Landcare and is a call to action for the wider community. The Landcare Association of SA seeks your comments and suggestions on how this plan can be improved   » Read More

  • LR How should Australia’s rangelands be managed?

    Australia’s rangelands cover 80 per cent of the country. The rangelands are those areas where the rainfall is too low or unreliable and the soils too poor to support regular cropping. They include savannas, woodlands, shrublands, grasslands and   » Read More

  • LR Minister Greg Hunt commemorates 25 years of Landcare

    Environment Minister Greg Hunt joined Landcare Australia CEO, Tessa Jakszewicz, to take part in A Day in the Life of Landcare, marking 25 years to the day since Landcare was launched as a national initiative. Minister Hunt was hosted by Mornington Pe   » Read More

  • LR Earthworms and Dung Beetles – the unseen heroes of our soil

    You may not realise it but there is a silent underground army working around the clock to bury dung throughout North East Victoria. Earthworms and Dung Beetles – the unseen heroes of our soil The Kiewa Catchment Landcare Groups, with support fr   » Read More

  • LR Help Landcare develop overseas

    Landcare’s overseas growth continues, with groups starting in more than a dozen countries, thanks to governments, individuals and specialist Landcare NGOs like Australian Landcare International (ALI). Now, with the Overseas Landcare Fund, you can h   » Read More

  • LR SA Pozible Crowd Funding Seminar

    SA Pozible Crowd Funding Seminar 24 July 2014 – 6:00pm The Landcare Association of SA is sponsoring the only Pozible Crowd Funding Workshop away from the east coast and we have set up a Booking Site for registrations for the Pozible “Landcare   » Read More

  • LR Dairy NSW, QLD Dairyfarmers Organisation, Sub-Tropical Dairy Program

    In response to key Natural Resource Management and water quality issues, the dairy industry has established networks, processes and tools to help meet regional objectives across relevant Catchment Management Authority (CMA) regions. DairySAT is a val   » Read More

  • LR NATIONAL TREE DAY

    A national day when people all over Australia get involved in planting projects. Check our calendar for other events on this day ( 27 JUL 2014). Learn more about National Tree Day from the Tree Day website. More information at www.landcaretas.org.au   » Read More

  • LR SA Pozible Crowd Funding Seminar

    The Landcare Association of SA is sponsoring the only Pozible Crowd Funding Workshop away from the east coast and we have set up a Booking Site for registrations for the Pozible “Landcare Environment Collection” workshop. LASA is delighted to be   » Read More

  • LR National Wild Dog Eradication Plan

    It’s taken a year of discussion, but Australia’s livestock producers are celebrating the launch of a national plan to tackle costly and distressing wild dog attacks on their stock. The problem is estimated to cost the sheep and cattle ind   » Read More

  • LR Federal drought funding flows to South Australia

    South Australia’s drought-affected farmers will have access to $10 million in drought concessional loans from the Commonwealth’s support package. It’s the first time federal support has flowed to SA, following months of negotiations   » Read More

  • LR National Landcare Conference registrations open

    Registrations are now open for the 2014 National Landcare Conference will take place in Melbourne from September 17th to 19th and promises to be the key knowledge sharing event for the Landcare movement this year. The conference acknowledges 25 years   » Read More

  • LR Landcare groups keep on carrying on

    Lucy Barbour meets passionate Landcarer, Ross Webster, from Yass, on the NSW southern tablelands. He believes Landcare groups have a future, despite facing significant funding challenges following the Federal Budget.   » Read More

  • LR Invertek pledges support to Landcare and Coastcare projects

    Via: http://www.landcareonline.com.au/?page_id=13046 We are delighted to announce a new two year partnership with Invertek Australia, to support Landcare and Coastcare projects through an open grants program to be launched later this year. Invertek A   » Read More

  • LR Rnd 18 of the Tasmanian Landcare Fund now open

    Round 18 of the Tasmanian Landcare Fund (TLF) is now open providing funding of up to $7000 for practical landcare projects that protect, restore and better manage Tasmania’s water, soil, plants and animals. There will be an emphasis on supporting p   » Read More