Dates are yet to be finalised but offering a bit of advanced notice for a couple of workshops to be held early in 2017.
In February 2017
Roseberry Creek Landcare will be the host to a workshop focused on enhancing habitat for wildlife including construction and installation of nestboxes for wildlife and
Lilifield Landcare will be host to a workshop on native bees
These workshops will be organised by the Border Ranges Richmond Valley Landcare Network with funding suport from the National Landcare Programme.This programme also supported the recent plant identification workshop hosted by Mulvena Road Landcare on Saturday Nov 12th.
Department of Social Services is inviting organisations and individuals representing volunteer based community groups to apply for their Volunteer Grants 2016 funding. These grants aim to support the efforts of Australia's volunteers. They provide small amounts of money that organisations and community groups can use to help their volunteers,
Grants between $1,000 and $5,000 will allow organisations to buy much needed equiment, such as computers, or help with training volunteers, fuel costs or undertaking background security checks.
For more information and to apply click here to be directed to the Volunteer Grants website.
Application are now open and will close on the 20th of December 2016
Monitoring Frog populations in Whian Whian
In case you haven’t heard the great news – Whian Whian Landcare was part of the team that won the SCU Engagement Award for ‘Engaged Research’. What a great achievement as the award is highly competitive and extremely prestigious.
This project was supported by the Norman Wettenhall Foundation. Congratulations Whian Whian Landcare!