Landcare Snapshot 1 September 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.

Your Wet weather Friday is plannedFarmlink Open Day is on again tomorrow and Landcare will be there. Drop by and see Megan Harris the Landcare coordinator who represents the Temora and West Wyalong Areas. Heaps on info on hand.

Got a great Landcare project that deserves recognition (with prize money)?  The Society for Ecological Restoration (SERA) has announced its  Inaugural SERA Awards for Restoration Excellence  This award acknowledges individuals or organisations that have made a significant and enduring contribution to the practice of ecological restoration through outstanding on-ground restoration projects. There are two subcategories and also a student award. The 2016 awards nomination period closes 15 September

Men who own and operate farms in NSW, want to help an honours student? Luke Chesworth is an Honours student in Sociology and Anthropology at UNSW who is conducting research into the lived experiences of farming men as part of his degree. More info here

How is your family wellbeing, communication  and farm businesses going? The DPI Rural Resilience Program and Rural Women’s Network offer some well credited workshops to help you and your family. I have attached flyers for you to look and if interested contacted the DPI or your local Landcare coordinator. Further info here

SOFT (for women)  TUFF (for blokes)  Positive Farming Footprints (for farm businesses)

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

Please forward to your groups and networks.  Importantly, keep sending in your events to plug on the radio and with our weekly updates. And, importantly let us know how your event went.

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