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 […]

Rabbits and their impact on native flora and fauna

Rabbits and their impact on native flora and fauna

Rabbit control programs often focus on the significant threat that rabbits pose to agriculture, primarily through competition for pasture and erosion impacts. However, rabbits also have a big impact on native flora and fauna, with 304 species affected, including 24 critically endangered species such as the Pygmy possum, the Orange bellied parrot and the Ballerina […]

Funding for Landholders & Community Groups

Funding for Landholders & Community Groups

South East Local Land Services has Catchment Action NSW and Australian Government incentive funding available for land managers to undertake biodiversity, native vegetation and threatened species improvement projects within the Bega Valley and Eurobodalla shires. Projects should commence in October 2016 and finish in June 2017. Up to $50,000 is available for individual projects that: […]