News

From time to time Riverina Highlands Landcare Network will post small news items of interest. For a quarterly update on our activities, take a look at our Newsletter.

Landcare receives Funding Boost For Dung Beetles

Added: 20 February 2018

Riverina Highlands Landcare Network is about to embark on a 2 year project to look at the opportunities for maximising the use of dung beetles to improve pasture condition.
With funding secured from Meat and Livestock Australia, Riverina Highlands Landcare Network will conduct a series of field trials to measure changes in cattle dung pads as a result of dung beetle activity.
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Funding for Paddock Trees

Added: 21 December 2017

The Riverina Highlands Landcare Network is offering landholders in the region funding to protect and restore isolated paddock trees. Continue reading

Kids Propogation Workshop – 12th July

Added: 7 July 2017

The Riverina Highlands Landcare Nursery is hosting a free school holidays plant propogation workshop to help inspire a new generation of plant enthusiasts. Through a series of hands-on activities, children will learn how to grow native plants from seed and cuttings. Continue reading

Backyard Bee Keeping – 3rd August

Added: 7 July 2017

Backyard Beekeeping is becoming increasingly popular and is something most people can do. Mike James from the Wagga Wagga Amateur Beekeeping Group is the guest speaker for Riverina Highlands Landcare Network’s annual winter warmer dinner. Mike will walk through the types of hives, the basic equipment needed and the do and dont’s of backyard beekeeping.
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FREE Plant Propogation Workshop for Kids

Added: 27 March 2017

The Riverina Highlands Landcare Nursery is hosting a free school holidays plant propogation workshop to help inspire a new generation of plant enthusiasts. The workshop will be held on Wednesday 19th April at the Landcare Nursery on Gocup rd Tumut. RSVP your interest to Steve Hamill, Landcare Nursery Coordinator on 0427 568 131. Continue reading