Landcare Snapshot 16 June 2016

Below is the weekly update covering landcare activities, upcoming events and funding presented on Landcare’s weekly segment with Anne Delaney on Riverina ABC Breakfast Radio live from 6.40am on Thursday mornings.

Survey asking Young Farmers about their agricultural business goals The Young Farmer Business Project is a joint initiative between the NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI), NSW Young Farmers Council and NSW Farmers Association, which aims to increase the number of young people in agriculture across NSW. Young Farmers have a unique opportunity to have their say on achieving their agricultural business goals by completing a survey before June 30, which will be used to develop a business information hub as part of the Young Farmer Business Project initiative.

Hidden Treasures – honouring rural women volunteers Nominations now open for the 2016 Hidden Treasures. This is an annual initiative of the Department of Primary Industries’ Rural Women’s Network which recognises the outstanding efforts of women volunteers in NSW and to promote the valuable role of volunteering to the community. For a nomination form, guidelines and to read about some the 700 inspirational rural women of NSW already honoured, including the Riverina go to http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/content/rwn/activities/hidden-treasures

For people reading this for the first time……. welcome. Landcare interest and activity in the Riverina is building momentum and as such, we continue  to expand our list of Landcare contacts. This not only includes Landcare groups in the Riverina but the many other stakeholders and individuals who contribute in a variety of ways.  If you would like to receive these snapshots as a weekly email, please contact Bindi at rlf@mli.org.au

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