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Hollows for homes - Free nest boxes!

Free nest boxes are now available for members of Coolamon, Wagga Wagga Urban, Kyeamba, Tarcutta and Eastern Riverina Landcare groups.

With funding from the Riverina Local Land Services, Landcare members can receive up to 3 nest boxes to be placed in former Landcare plantings or areas of existing native vegetation.

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Paddock Tree project: Landholder expression of interest

About this project

This project aims to secure habitat connectivity through the protection and enhancement of paddock trees in the Kyeamba and Tarcutta Valleys.

We aim to provide support and education to landholders to help identify key sites for paddock tree protection or restoration. We will provide financial assistance to landholders to implement these works, including fencing and planting costs.

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Community Landcare Pop-up Grants

MLiThe 2017/18 Community Landcare Pop-up Grants are now open! This program aims to support Landcare and community groups in the Riverina Local Land Services area to promote community-driven natural resource management. 

Preference will be given to projects that:

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Sandhills Management and Rehabilitation Field Day - Oolambeyan NP

31 Aug 2017 (All day)

You are invited to Oolambeyan National Park to view one of the best examples of Riverina White Cypress Pine Sandhills. Find out how best to manage livestock grazing, how to revegetate sandhills through natural regeneration, planting and direct seeding, and the funding currently available to landholders. We will talk openly about the challenges and successes of managing sandhills including rabbits, biocontrol, boxthorn and weeds.

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Social media workshop - Hanwood (near Griffith)

4 Sep 2017 - 9:00am

We are excited to offer a special Landcare Social Media Workshop, on Monday 4th September 2017. This is a great opportunity to receive training to enable the Landcare networks to get your stories, messages and event news out to a wider audience!

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Family night stalk & BBQ - Livingstone NP

6 Oct 2017 - 6:30pm

Kyeamba Valley Landcare Group invite you to a Family Night Stalk & BBQ at Livingstone National Park

Mason Crane and Clare Crane, ecologists from ANU, will guide participants on a spotlighting adventure to discover what animals live in the trees at night.

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Tarcutta Landcare guided tour of Borambola Winery - Borambola

10 Sep 2017 - 11:00am

Tarcutta Valley Landcare Group are having a guided tour of Borambola Wines, followed by a delicious 2-course lunch. Come along to have a look around the beautiful winery, learn about their business, and have a fantastic lunch to finish off!

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Doodle Comer Swamp open day - Henty

1 Sep 2017 - 11:00am

Please join us at the Doodle Comer Swamp open day! Discover the newly installed visitor facilities, bird hides and interpretive signs, hear about the significance of the swamp, and learn about wetlands in the local area, their importance for biodiversity and carbon storage.

BBQ lunch and refreshments provided.

The official opening and tree planting will be at 11 am, followed by lunch at 12.30 pm.

 

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Backyard Bees workshop - Wagga

27 Aug 2017 - 10:00am

Wagga Wagga Urban Landcare invite you to our Backyard Bees Workshop, to be held on Sunday 27th August from 10 am at Turvey Park, Wagga.

Discover all about the wonderful world of bees and how to keep your own backyard hives.

The workshop is free, and morning tea will be provided. Hope you can join us!

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Landcare Shed at Henty Machinery Field Days - Henty

19 Sep 2017 (All day)

Pop on down to the Landcare Shed at the Henty Machinery Field Days to see what Landcare have been up to in the Riverina and Murray areas. We'd love you to get involved, volunteer or visit!

This year in our Landcare shed there is a real focus on Sustainable Agriculture and we also have an exciting addition of a collaborative art work which will be “painted” in the shed during the Field Days. We would love you to pop in and say hello!

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