COME VISIT LANDCARE NSW AT THE SYDNEY ROYAL EASTER SHOW

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For the first time ever, Landcare NSW will be at the Sydney Royal Easter Show! The Show is Australia’s largest annual ticketed event, attracting over 900,000 attendees on average.

During the Easter long weekend, from Good Friday 19th to Easter Monday 22nd April, Landcare NSW will be giving away native seed sticks and providing fun and educational activities for children of all ages.

#clickandgrow

Seed stick varieties for both balconies and backyards including Crimson Banksias, Everlasting and Swan River Daisies and Lemon-Scented Tee Tree will be available for collection. #clickandgrow

Become a Friend of Landcare by Friday, 12 April 2019 5pm to go into the draw to win one of four family passes to the 2019 Sydney Royal Easter Show!

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Program Activities

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Information on all the exciting program activities we will be offering children of all ages will be available soon.

COLOURING COMPETITION

Landcare is so much more than just planting trees. We also work to promote best practice approaches to weed and pest animal management.

Meet Rory, the feral pig. Feral pigs cause all sorts of problems for agriculture, biosecurity, our environment and native wildlife.

Landcare NSW is working with Department of Primary Industries (DPI) to deliver the Managing Established Pest Animals and Weeds (MEPAAW) project across the state delivering training and extension activities identified through a series of facilitated workshops and development of local activity plans.

Rory will be one of three different images you will be able to download, colour in and submit to our Easter Colouring Competition. More details to follow soon.

 

The Ag Bag

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Landcare NSW will be in this year’s popular “Ag Bag”.
Every cent raised by the “Ag Bag” goes directly to the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW (RAS) Foundation’s Community Futures Grant program.

At just $20 this Showbag is valued at more than $66, and is a celebration of Australian agriculture offering a range of products donated by local companies. Landcare NSW has supplied native seed packs to be included in the 3,500 bags on offer. The bag is available from the Home & Lifestyle Pavilion.

Clcik here to find out more about the Ag Bag.

Artwork supplied by Gavin Coote, a regional news journalist with ABC Illawarra and talented artist based in Wollongong.

 

 

Download –  Rory, the feral pig colouring sheet

 

 

 

 

Where to find us

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Landcare NSW will be located near the rest area and main Amphitheatre.

Location map coming shortly.

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