The Southern Highlands Landcare Network (SHLN) is an independent, not-for-profit network that aims to support Landcare and other environmental groups and individuals with a common purpose to work together in the Southern Highlands to care for the environment.


Hammock Hill Reserve lies in East Bowral , the area has a long history of various land management and since 1993 has been managed by Wingecarribee Shire Council and supported by a small but active Bushcare group.

This project is raising awareness of Glossy Black Cockatoos and improving their habitat across the 'Great Western Wildlife Corridor' in the Southern Highlands.

The Wingecarribee Community Nursery was established by Wingecarribee Shire Council in 2007 to provide Bushcare and Landcare Groups the opportunity to grow endemic plants for their various on-ground revegetation and rehabilitation projects.

The Wall to Wollondilly project aims to protect and restore the natural environment along the Wingecarribee River in the Southern Highlands of NSW.

The Mt Gibraltar Landcare & Bushcare group formed in 1993 and has been caring for this unique bushland reserve ever since.

Carribee Farm has been part of the Rivercare project for decades. The March/April 2023 planting represent a new phase of the revegetation project. Over 2500 plants were planted over 4 days representing a huge effort for the Landcare Network involving 50 volunteers and coordinated by Ian Royds.

The Sutton Street Reserve Landcare Group meets on 2nd Tuesday of the month from 9 am to 1 pm. It is a vibrant group of enthusiastic Landcare volunteers working to rejuvenate a beautiful piece of the Southern Highlands along the Wingecarribee River. New volunteers are always welcome. Feel free to drop in an have a look at what we are trying to achieve. Morning tea is around 11 am. Please contact Jenny Slattery the Landcare Convenor if you require more details via email at

The Oxley College Landcare Group began rivercare activities in 1989 and continued with a range of projects and improvements to the riparian area until 2011. In 2019 Wingecarribee Shire Council established the Burradoo Rivercare Group.

Moss Vale Landcare group formed in 2000 and has rehabilitated a range of sites over the past 20 years on Whites Creek which runs through the township of Moss Vale.

Are you interested in improving the sustainability of your property? Who isn't? It makes sense as well as being a great way to contribute to improving our land for everyone's benefit. This site is being developed to provide links for Landholders to do their own research and for Landcarers to improve their knowledge of restoration works. Please note this site is a work in progress. If you have suggestions for resources. Please let me know by emailing

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