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Riverina Landcare Strategic Plan 2023

Regional Landcare Facilitators in the Riverina are calling on everyone involved and interested in Landcare across the region to have their say on the future of landcare and sustainable natural resource management in our neck of the woods.
We encourage everyone across the Riverina to get involved!
An online survey is open here. Everyone is invited to complete the survey; it only takes around 10 minutes to complete, and gives you the opportunity to make sure your issues and ideas are heard. The survey will close on 30 April
Focus groups are being held across our region at: Hay, Leeton, Murrumburrah, Adelong, Humula and Henty. All focus group meetings will be in the first week of May, and everyone is welcome to attend. Find out more about the focus groups here.

Toddler Toddles - Livingstone National Park (nr Wagga)

22 Apr 2018 - 10:00am
Wagga Wagga Urban Landcare invite everyone along to our Toddler Toddles family event!
This event is aimed for children 2 - 6 years old (but of course, everyone is welcome) - we will be doing a short walk in the National Park, and the kids will have a scavenger hunt.
A great opportunity to explore a beautiful part of the world, right on Wagga's doorstep. We hope you can join us!

School holiday program: All about frogs! - Gunning

27 Apr 2018 - 10:30am
Gunning District Landcare present a fun school holiday program - All About Frogs!
Come and learn all you ever wanted to know about frogs! For ages 9 and above.
This is a free event but bookings are essential. To be held at the Gunning Library.
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Boorowa Community Landcare group meeting - Boorowa

28 Apr 2018 - 10:00am

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Creek walk and BBQ - Bywong

29 Apr 2018 - 11:00am
What does a waterway look like after woody weeds are removed? What sort of recovery do you get in a creek when stock are fenced out? How much do people need to do and how much can nature do? 
Following on from the Weeds in Waterways workshop, this special event for Small Farms Network Capital Region members includes a BBQ and walking tour of a rehabilitation site on Brooks Creek in Bywong eight years after fencing out stock, tree planting and removing willows and gorse. See the successes, learn from the mistakes!

KVLG AGM and dinner with Ginny Stevens - Wagga

10 May 2018 - 6:00pm
Kyeamba Valley Landcare Group invite everyone to their 2018 AGM and dinner. The special guest speaker will be Ginny Stevens, founder of Active Farmers.
Come along to enjoy a delicious two-course meal, and hear how Ginny left her agribusiness banking career to develop her business, Active Farmers, with the goal of helping farmers to improve their physical and mental health.
Time: Thursday 10th May from 6 pm (dinner served at 6.45 pm)
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Binalong Landcare AGM and drone workshop - Binalong

10 May 2018 - 8:45am
The Binalong Landcare branch is holding its AGM on Thursday 10th May. This will be followed by a field day focused on how drones can benefit graziers. Morning tea will be provided.
This event, presented by Ross Samuelson, will provide landholders information about using drones, what rules and regulations apply and how they can be valuable to a farming or grazing enterprise.
During the morning, National Drones can be used to give an insight as to what is happening in the paddock from checking heifers that are calving, confirming water levels in troughs and dams, checking fence lines, counting stock numbers and identifying feral animal and weed issues.
National Drones are also trialing the use of drones to control weeds in remote and difficult to access sites. A demonstration of the use of drones to control blackberries on a nearby steep hillside will be provided.

Inaugural South-east Australia Aboriginal Fire Forum - Canberra

10 May 2018 - 8:00am
We are pleased to announce the inaugural South-east Australia Aboriginal Fire Forum to be hosted by ACT Natural Resource Management and ACT Parks and Conservation Service.
The Forum, titled Cultural Burning: Evolving with community and Country, will give participants the opportunity to network, learn, and establish collaborations with others committed to cultural burning and caring for Country. The Forum will be held on Ngunnawal Country at the Ann Harding Centre, University of Canberra, Bruce, ACT from Thursday 10 to Friday 11 May 2018 and will be followed by a demonstration field day on Saturday 12 May 2018.

Curlew Summit - Albury

16 May 2018 - 9:00am
The Curlew Summit is a day of sharing our collective experiences in Bush stone-curlew conservation. The program includes speakers on a range of Curlew conservation projects and small group discussions on topics relating to Curlew conservation.
The Summit will run from 9 am until 5.30 pm and is free to attend. Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea are provided.
A dinner will be held at Beer DeLuxe Crown Lounge from 6.30 pm. Attendees are responsible for covering the cost of their dinner and drinks.

Who's living on my land? - Yerong Creek

19 May 2018 - 10:00am
Come along to our free workshop to find out what species are on your property and what they get up to at night!
We are looking for landholders in the Eastern Riverina to participate in a citizen science survey of the wildlife on their property. We will teach you how to set up a camera trap and then lend you a camera for two weeks so you can find out what animal species are on your land.
Lunch and morning tea will be provided.
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