Bellinger Landcare is an incorporated, not for profit association which acts as an umbrella organisation for Landcare groups in Bellingen Shire. Jagun yaam Gumbaynggirrgundi. We acknowledge the Gumbaynggirr people as the traditional custodians of the land where we live and work.

The organisation:

  • Supports Landcarers across the Bellingen Shire including the Dorrigo Plateau, Bellinger & Kalang Valleys and the coastal areas around Urunga.
  • Liaises between Landcarers, NRM agencies and government.
  • Seeks funding for and manages on-ground projects.
  • Facilitates environmental conservation works and projects.
  • Undertakes school and adult education for natural resource management and biodiversity conservation.
  • Assists landholders seeking funding for on-ground environmental works.
  • Promotes landcare achievements.
  • Raises awareness in the community on natural resource management and biodiversity conservation.

Projects

Engaging a minimum 10 landholders as well as community members to improve riparian condition along a minimum 6km stream length over three years during 2019-21

Engaging private landholders, Hydes Creek Landcare Group and the Friends of Wonga Forest in improving vegetation condition in a crucial link for the movement of Koalas across the landscape.

Engaging the community in improving the condition of the Urunga coastal freshwater wetland on floodplain in NSW endangered ecological community.

In response to a high level of community concern over degraded terrestrial and aquatic habitat along the Bellinger River, this project will educate riparian landholders and the general community about the value of healthy riparian vegetation. This project was successfully completed in 2017.

Related Groups

Dandarrga Landcare

Anne Stanton
6657 1189
Dorrigo
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