Case Studies

18 case studies found

Volunteer Coordinators Network (VCN)

Supporting bush regeneration in Greater Sydney

EDITOR'S PICK Public Lands and Reserves Community Local Government

Connecting with our Community with Shorebirds

A community engagement program - taking a closer look at shorebirds of the Hunter & Manning regions

Biodiversity Education Habitat Landcare Local Government Workshops Wetlands Estuary

Council Collaborations

Working collaboratively with Councils for better NRM outcomes.

Climate Biodiversity Planning Public Lands and Reserves Landcare Local Government

Talking Weeds at the Winery

Biodiversity Community Education Local Government MEPAAW Weed control

Drug Money for Landcare

Equipment seized by police in drug raids can have a more positive purpose in its next life.

EDITOR'S PICK Education Community Local Government

County Council members match LLCI grant

Four Sydney Local Councils have made a resolution to match the other 0.5 FTE of the Hawkesbury Landcare Network's Local Landcare Coordinator, namely Hawkesbury, Hills, Blacktown and Penrith

Local Government

Fireweed and turf farming in the Hawkesbury lowlands

Various activities were carried out in an attempt to engage neighbours of Turf farms to better manage their Fireweed. Green cestrum and other toxic weeds were also included in the weed education, as a range of weeds that impose a threat to any farm operation in the area.

Pest control Livestock Community Grazing Cropping Education Landcare Local Government

Green Army & Central West Lachlan Landcare Partnership

Over 18 months, Skillset Environment and Central West Lachlan Landcare partnered to deliver the Green Army Programme in the Parkes and Forbes Shires

Youth Biodiversity Education Local Government Community

Hydes Creek Koala Corridor Project

Reinforcing a crucial Koala corridor in the Bellingen Shire

Weed control Climate Biodiversity Habitat Workshops Native Vegetation Community Public Lands and Reserves Urban and Peri-urban Education Local Government

Harnessing Household Composting, Glen Innes

GLENRAC worked in partnership with Glen Innes Severn Council to deliver two household composting workshops during International Compost Awareness Week in 2018.

Education Community Local Government

Restoring Farmers Creek & Reviving Urban Landcare in Lithgow

Providing support to improve biodiversity and revive Landcare in our area

Native Vegetation Biodiversity Local Government Community

Corridor connectivity through collaboration and co-investment

Native Vegetation Biodiversity Education Local Government

Taking local action on weeds

In 2016 GLENRAC formed a new sub-committee to the Committee of Management. The purpose of the sub-committee was to provide input into the draft Regional Weeds Plan but the results of the sub-committee have delivered much more.

Weed control Biodiversity Community Soils Education Local Government

Fish Ladder Cycle Tours

Guided cycling tour of the four Parramatta River weirs

Riparian Biodiversity Education Community Local Government

Riverfest 2017

Celebrating landcare activities in the catchment that help make the Parramatta River swimmable again

Urban and Peri-urban Riparian Biodiversity Habitat Local Government

MCCL wins Environment Award

Martindale Creek Catchment Landcare awarded the Environment Award at Muswellbrook Shire Council's 2017 Australia Day Awards.

Soils Pest control Community Local Government

Local Landcare Coordinator – Upper Hunter

Muswellbrook Shire Council saw the appointment for a Local Landcare Coordinator in the Upper Hunter as a great partnership opportunity to maximize the shire’s Landcare potential.

Planning Community Local Government

Community Composting Program

Reducing organic waste going into the general waste collection system.

Resources Local Government Community