Protect TSR’s from Illegal Firewood Collection

Protect TSR’s from Illegal Firewood Collection

With the cooler weather hitting NSW, Local Land Services is reminding people that it is illegal to collect firewood from Travelling Stock Reserves (TSRs). Anyone removing timber or disturbing vegetation (alive or dead) from a TSR can be fined up to $5,500 under the Local Land Services Act 2013. These rules help protect the integrity of […]

Weed Focus – Stinking Roger

Weed Focus – Stinking Roger

Stinking Roger has had a great season so far this year. It has clearly taken advantage of bare ground created by drought and fire, followed by the little bit of rain we’ve had since January. You’ll recognise this weed by its pungent ‘marigold’ smell. Best controls are hand pulling before flowering aimed at reducing the […]

Assisting Regeneration After Fire

Assisting Regeneration After Fire

Many landholders wanting to assist the recovery of bushfire affected areas are asking what they should do and what species they should be planting to speed up the recovery process. However, as Louise Brodie from the Australian Association of Bush Regenerators explains, in most cases, “the need for planting is likely to be rare in our fire […]

Fire Country by Victor Steffensen

Fire Country by Victor Steffensen

“Delving deep into the Australian landscape and the environmental challenges we face, Fire Country is a powerful account from Indigenous land management expert Victor Steffensen on how the revival of cultural burning practices, and improved ‘reading’ of country, could help to restore our land. From a young age, Victor has had a passion for traditional […]

Good Neighbours Fencing Project

Good Neighbours Fencing Project

Fire affected land managers are reminded that support is still available to replace fences that share a border with public land. The NSW Government has committed $209 million to help bushfire-affected landholders with the cost of rebuilding boundary fences adjoining public lands. Private landholders who share a boundary with public land and were impacted by […]