Case Studies

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.

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.

Woodland Stepping Stones

Re-introducing Paddock Trees into farms

Enhancing remnant woodland

Reinstating the shrub layer in woodland communities to improve biodiversity

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.

Don't Think, Know

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

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.

Not Enough Hollows to go Around

Species Specific Nest Box Project

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.

Compost Tea on Farm

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