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. […]

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 […]

Managing Livestock – Preparing for the next dry

Managing Livestock – Preparing for the next dry

Bega Thursday 23 November 2017 9.30am – 12.30pm Bega Civic Centre Lunch provided Information session for livestock producers Dealing with a variable climate is challenging for livestock producers. The Far South Coast has had a dry winter and very late start to spring. Recent rain has eased the situation, but the practical options covered in […]

Accredited Livestock Handling Clinics Stressed out cattle – How much is it costing you?

Accredited Livestock Handling Clinics Stressed out cattle – How much is it costing you?

“LIMITED PLACES REGISTRATION CLOSE NOVEMBER 24TH “   Accredited Clinics – Bombala Low stress livestock handling techniques are becoming increasingly important considerations in the improvement of animal welfare and meat quality. This course will teach stock handlers simple handling techniques to reduce the stress of yarding and working livestock. Boyd Holden delivers these courses all […]

Has your Landcare group got an idea that could do with some funding?

Has your Landcare group got an idea that could do with some funding?

Consider entering our $500 lucky door prize at the upcoming Landcare Celebration on the 1st November. To be eligible for the ‘door prize’ all your group needs to do is write down what your group would do with the $500 (100 words or less), and email it back to Jean at mail@fscla.org.au or drop it into the […]

Landcare celebration

Landcare celebration

You are invited to join Far South Coast Landcare in a celebration to thank their many volunteers. When : 1 Nov 2017, 5:30pm   Where : Landcare Office – 71 Auckland St, Bega.  (BYO alcohol) Come along and enjoy a meal designed to showcase some of the wonderful produce grown in the Valley.  Local dairy, veggies, fruit, […]

Know Your Soils project – Public Day with Bruce Davison

Know Your Soils project – Public Day with Bruce Davison

Saturday 21 October Matt & Sandra Evans’, 54 Glisson Watson Road, Cobargo 8:30am – 12:00: Soil test analysis workshop 1:00pm – 3:30pm: Paddock walk at two demonstration sites The Know Your Soils project has been running since September 2016, and has involved a group of 32 farmers getting to understand their soils better, analyse soil […]