Leading by example to create a legacy during drought

When the drought breaks Louise Turner, executive officer of Western Landcare NSW and a member of the Landcare NSW Council, hopes the work they are doing now will see the water slow down and stay longer on their property to improve long-term soil moisture and grow more...

Minister Blair invites Landcare NSW and LLS to submit business case

The Minister for Primary Industries, the Hon. Niall Blair has portfolio responsibility for the NSW Local Landcare Coordinator Initiative (LLCI). Current funding for the LLCI ends in June 2019. With the backing of the NSW Government, Landcare NSW and the Local Land...

Minister McCormack expresses support for Landcare

Pictured (L to R): Dr Adrian Zammit, Landcare NSW Chief Executive Officer, Local Landcare Coordinator Marg Applebee from Central West Lachlan Landcare and Landcare NSW Chair, Mr Rob Dulhunty met with The Hon Michael McCormack MP. Excerpt from Looking at Landcare...

Economic value of Landcare estimated at $500 million pa

Pictured (L to R): Aurecon Senior Economist Kapil Kulkarni, Landcare NSW State Landcare Facilitator Sonia Williams, Local Land Services Landcare Program Manager Chris McCulloch and Landcare NSW Chair Rob Dulhunty. A study released estimates the net benefits delivered...

Muster helps to shape the future of Landcare in NSW

Pictured above: Participants at the 2017 Muster in Albury. Landcare NSW would like to thank all Landcarers who participated in or contributed to the 2017 NSW Landcare Muster. The 2017 Muster provided an opportunity for the diverse Landcare community to capture...

The Local Landcare Coordinator Initiative is Building Momentum

A recently-completed Progress Report shows the NSW Local Landcare Coordinator Initiative (LLCI) is achieving results and helping to build momentum across the State. The report highlights the positive difference Landcare is making with the support of the NSW Government...

Sustaining Landcare – on the radar but no certainty

The message about the need for continued Government funding and a clear policy framework for Landcare support is cutting through thanks to the hard work of local Landcarers. Landcare groups across the State have written to their local Member of Parliament about the...

$32.5m needed for local, regional and statewide Landcare support

Landcarers are urging the NSW Government to continue working with Landcare NSW on a policy and funding package to ensure Landcarers in rural, coastal and urban areas have the support they need to carry out their valuable work to protect and restore our natural...