Lake Curalo Saltmarsh Field Walk

Lake Curalo Saltmarsh Field Walk

Monday 17 May 2021,  9:30am – 12:30pm Join us on a field walk with botanist Jackie Miles to explore the saltmarsh community at a beautiful property on Lake Curalo in Eden. The diverse species we will encounter include sedges, rushes, reeds, grasses, succulent herbs and low shrubs that can tolerate high soil salinity. Coastal Saltmarsh is a significant, […]

Position Available – Seedbank Coordinator – Far South Coast Landcare

Position Available – Seedbank Coordinator – Far South Coast Landcare

The Far South Coast Landcare Association is seeking to fill the position of Community Seedbank Coordinator for one day/week for 1-2 years. The Coordinator is responsible for collection, storage and cataloguing of local provenance native seed, supply of seed to local nurseries and landholders for propagation, liaising with Landcare staff and other government agencies and training for […]

New Landcare Coordinator for Far South Coast

New Landcare Coordinator for Far South Coast

Jess Bettanin is the newly appointed Local Landcare Coordinator for the beautiful NSW Far South Coast region. Jess has a passion for working with people who truly care about their local land, water and environmental assets. She has a background in natural resource management and fire management and has most recently worked for the Bega Valley Shire Council […]

Landcare Led Bushfire Recovery Grants

Landcare Led Bushfire Recovery Grants

Up to $50,000 of funding is available for eligible local Landcare Groups, environment networks, and community groups, as part of $14million package for Landcare Led Bushfire Recovery Grants. The program is funded by the Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment. The funding will support landcare bushfire recovery projects in seven government designated bushfire regions impacted by […]

Biological Control for Wandering Trad

Biological Control for Wandering Trad

Last week, the CSIRO worked with the Bega River and Wetlands Landcare Group (BRAWL) to release a biological control for Wandering trad (Tradescantia fluminensis). Wandering trad is a groundcover plant native to South America that has become a significant environmental weed of temperate Australia. It forms dense swathes along the forest floor, particularly in moist riparian zones, […]