We are hiring: Coastal Weeds Project Officer

We are hiring: Coastal Weeds Project Officer

Applications must be received by 11pm Thursday 2nd December 2021 The Far South Coast Landcare Association (FSCLA) is a community Landcare peak body with a commitment to improving the local environment and the resilience, health and well-being of the local community. The FSCLA supports over 25 Landcare groups within the Bega and Towamba Valleys and […]

Attention Graziers: Paired Paddock and Dung Beetle Field Days

Attention Graziers: Paired Paddock and Dung Beetle Field Days

Graziers and landholders are invited to attend a field day to examine the results of trials looking at the impact of good soil nutrition on pasture production, stocking rates and profitability. This field day will be held on Helen Weston’s property at Myrtle Mountain from 10:30-1pm on Monday 29th November. For more details see the […]

We are hiring: Koala Engagement Officer (KEO) – Far South Coast

We are hiring: Koala Engagement Officer (KEO) – Far South Coast

This position will be part-time 3 days per week. Koala Engagement Officer (KEO) – Far South Coast People of Aboriginal heritage with Association to Country on the Far South Coast of NSW are strongly encouraged to apply for this position. Applications must be received by 11pm Wednesday October 27

Sapphire Coast Science Week

Sapphire Coast Science Week

Friday August 13 to Sunday August 22 ONLINE and LIVE!  A great opportunity for people of all ages to have engaging, fun experiences with STEM, citizen science, environmental displays, threatened species information, online science and sustainability projects. If you are interested in science, technology, the environment and sustainability – this is the Science Week program […]

Up-coming Landcare Conferences

Up-coming Landcare Conferences

The National Landcare conference was to be held in Sydney this year but is now going entirely on-line due to the COVID-19 situation. You can register and attend on-line for free here! There is a great, diverse line-up of speakers and it will be hosted by the inimitable Costa Georgiadis. With topics ranging from sustainable agriculture to […]

Grants for Bushfire Recovery Activities 🍃

Grants for Bushfire Recovery Activities 🍃

1. Black Summer Bushfire Recovery (BSBR) Grants program – National Recovery and Resilience Agency Details: Covers every LGA that was disaster declared as a result of the 2019-20 bushfires. Projects much address recovery or resilience needs relating to the social, economic or built environment Eligibility: Community organisations, businesses and local councils can apply. Timeframe:  Applications will be […]

Learn How to Write a Winning Grant Application

Learn How to Write a Winning Grant Application

As a bushfire and business recovery initiative Council’s expert in writing grant applications, Grant Management Officer April Merrick, will run two free grant writing workshops, in Bega and Merimbula, at the end of June. BEGA COUNTRY CLUB, Monday 28 June from 10am to 12noon; includes tea, coffee and biscuits. CLUB SAPPHIRE MERIMBULA, Tuesday 29 June […]

Introducing FSCLA’s new coordinator – Jess Bettanin

Introducing FSCLA’s new coordinator – Jess Bettanin

Jess Bettanin is the newly appointed Local Landcare Coordinator for the beautiful Far South Coast region . Jess has a passion for working with people who truly care about their local land, water and environmental assets. She has a background in NRM and fire management and has most recently worked for the Bega Valley Shire Council in a […]

POSITIONS VACANT (now filled!) : Coordinator and Bush Connect Project Officer

POSITIONS VACANT (now filled!) : Coordinator and Bush Connect Project Officer

  The Far South Coast Landcare Association (FSCLA) is a community Landcare peak body with a commitment to improving the local environment and the resilience, health and well-being of the local community. The FSCLA supports over 25 Landcare groups within the Bega and Towamba Valleys and co-ordinates a range of regional environmental and sustainable agriculture […]