Landcare Snapshot 14 July 2016

Below is this week’s 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.

 Community consultation – priority weed list – Biosecurity Community input is being sought regarding weed species (not already listed with a Weed Risk Assessment) that are of significance within your LLS region that you or your organisation would like considered for inclusion in the Regional Priority Weed Lists. All currently declared weeds have been risk assessed using the NSW Weed Risk Management System. Find out more.

Buy your farm trees from a community nursery Riverina Highlands Landcare Nursery in Tumut specialises in growing native plants to suit the region’s local climatic conditions. Over 80,000 plants are grown each year, including a range of trees, shrubs, groundcovers, sedges, grasses and climbers. The Nursery is managed by Nursery Coordinator, Steve Hamill with the support of a dedicated team of volunteers. Click here for more detail

National Feral Cat Management Survey Researchers from RMIT University are looking for volunteers to participate in a survey that asks questions about feral cat management in Australia. The information collected will help to generate a better understanding of feral cat management across the nation, including how to make improvements. More information about the survey here. You can also register any sightings of cats or other feral animals on Feral Scan

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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