Position Vacant: Project Facilitator – Smart Farms Grant

Position Vacant: Project Facilitator – Smart Farms Grant

The Far South Coast Landcare Association is seeking to employ a part-time Project Facilitator (2 days per week, for 2 years) to delivery our new Smart Farms Grant.  The successful applicant will need strong facilitation skills, a solid understanding of both sustainable agriculture and the principles of EMS, as well as a keen interest in […]

The Coastal Weeds Video

The Coastal Weeds Video

The beaches of the Bega Valley are clean and weed free for a reason. It doesn’t just happen. For 10 years the ‘Coastal Weeds Project’ has been forging partnerships with Government Departments, Local Council, Landcare Volunteers and Local Aboriginal Land Councils to clean our beaches of weeds and rubbish from Narooma to the Victorian border. […]

DINNER WITH CHARLES MASSY – SOLD OUT

DINNER WITH CHARLES MASSY – SOLD OUT

A celebration to thank our Landcare volunteers. When: 16th October 2018 at 5:30pm Where: Landcare Office at 71 Auckland St, Bega. Cost: $20 each, or $10 for active Landcare members. Please pay in cash at the door Bookings: Seating is limited to 70 people. RSVP by oct 8 – email mail@fscla.org.au or phone Chris or Jean on 64947856   […]

District vet’s view on managing livestock during this drought

District vet’s view on managing livestock during this drought

Times are tough….Make a decision Local Land Services have received a dramatic increase in drought related enquiries and reports of animal welfare concerns in the last couple of weeks. There is a high probability we have a number of extremely tough months ahead of us. Are you and your stock ready? This article is provided […]

Drought Information Session – running in the first week in September

Drought Information Session – running in the first week in September

Local Land Services, in partnership with the Far South Coast Farmers Network, the Rural Financial Counselling Service and the Rural Adversity Mental Health Program will be holding a series of workshops to assist farmers in making sound decisions andaccessing available support in the current drought. The workshops will focus on: Drought decision making, including selling versus […]

Position Vacant – Coastal Weeds Project Officer

Position Vacant – Coastal Weeds Project Officer

The Far South Cost Landcare Association is seeking to employ a part-time Project Officer to delivery on-ground works as part of the Coastal Weeds Project.  The successful applicant will be responsible for planning, scheduling and delivery of works undertaken with Local Aboriginal Land Council work crews.  Project delivery will include the mapping and removal of […]

How to improve your soil health – Understanding soils and fertility inputs

How to improve your soil health – Understanding soils and fertility inputs

If you can free up a few hours up on Tuesday the 5th June, consider attending our Soils Day near Bega with David Hardwick.  David is an inspiring and respected speaker on soil health with over 20 years of experience in sustainable agriculture (visit David Hardwick’s website).   Tuesday 5 June, 2018 from 9.30am til 2pm Rex Hergenhan property at Doctors Creek, 6km north […]

Supplementary feeding of livestock in dry times

Supplementary feeding of livestock in dry times

Tuesday 29 May, 2018 from 12.30pm til 4pm – Candelo Town Hall Lunch provided on arrival. This half-day session will provide local beef and sheep farmers with information and tips for managing livestock during periods of below average rainfall and slow pasture growth. The workshop will focus on: Understanding nutritional requirements of your class of livestock Estimating […]

Do you know anyone who deserves recognition as a ‘Landcare Champion’?

Do you know anyone who deserves recognition as a ‘Landcare Champion’?

In April 2018, the Far South Coast Landcare Association will be running a ‘Landcare Champions’ event to acknowledge and celebrate some of the fantastic people working on Landcare projects in our community. Click here for a link to the recent Champions Event held for the South East region. Right now, we are keen to hear […]