Case Studies

Enhancing remnant woodland

Reinstating the shrub layer in woodland communities to improve biodiversity

Not Enough Hollows to go Around

Species Specific Nest Box Project

Woodland Stepping Stones

Re-introducing Paddock Trees into farms

East meets West

Mid Lachlan Landcare offers Regenerative Agricultural Education Tours to urban students of all ages connecting people to sustainable food and fiber production and strengthening links between city and country.

Don't Think, Know

Monitoring grazing management: Don’t think, know! Are we achieving profitable and ecological land management within our farming business?

Getting to know our Squirrel Gliders

Mid Lachlan Landcare has been identifying numerous sites inhabited by the Threatened Squirrel Glider and Landholders had expressed an interest in knowing more about this species.

Farmer Wellbeing and Regenerative Farming

‘Farmers must prioritise, avoiding putting themselves under intense pressure in long dry times as it can impact their wellbeing,’ said Dubbo Agricultural Consultant, Mark Gardner who recently spoke to a group of farmers at a Canowindra woolshed meeting organized by Mid Lachlan Landcare.

Education Tours take on local students’ needs

Each year, hundreds of senior interstate, city and coastal students studying Food Technology, Biology, Agriculture and Earth and Environmental Science attend Mid Lachlan Landcare’s education tours in the Cowra/Canowindra region. Learning the fossil history, land and water uses, the students appear most interested in the sustainable and regenerative practices happening in conjunction with agriculture and food production.

Teach the Teacher

Teachers from six of Cowra and Canowindra’s local schools spent a day with Mid Lachlan Landcare learning why Cowra is such a fascinating educational hot-spot.

Informing the community on pests, weeds and biosecurity

Mid-Lachlan Landcare has run 2 pest animal and weeds roadshows aimed at building local landholder capacities to manage their pest animal and weed problems more efficiently with knowledge and support provided by Mid-Lachlan Landcare, Central Tablelands Local Land Services, the Department of Primary Industries and Cowra Council.

Compost Tea on Farm

Field day to look at the practical use and application of compost tea on a farm scale

Healthy Horses Healthy Landscapes

Field day held in Cargo on managing horses to keep them healthy and the landscape they are kept in healthy

Value of Community

How we can work together to save money, plant trees and help each other

Healthy Horses Healthy Landscapes

Field day held in Cargo on managing horses to keep them, and the landscape they are kept in, healthy

Dung Beetle Nurseries

Local Farmers Breeding winter active Bubas bison dung beetles

Misunderstood fungi essential to healthy ecosystems

International fungi researcher, Dr Alison Pouliot, visited Central Western NSW to reveal the important role fungi plays in soil health, the food chain and in agriculture.

Satellite Mapping for the Grazing Revolution

Mid Lachlan Landcare is proposing to use satellite imagery and mapping systems to facilitate their Growing the Grazing Revolution members with weekly estimates on pasture biomass and groundcover.

Mycology in May - A fresh approach to Fungi

Mycology in May is a community-based event in the NSW Central tablelands involving discussions, education workshops and field walks with national and international mycology experts.

Glossy Black Feed Trees

Landholders plant 1000 Allocasuarina diminuta for the Glossy Black Cockatoo

Fine Art Fungi - community art exhibition

Fine Art Fungi (FAF) was an inclusive and uplifting art exhibition illustrating the importance of fungi. It was part of the Central Tablelands Local Land Services (CTLLS) and Central Tablelands Regional Landcare (CTRL) Mycology May program.