Wild Pollinators: two big events

Wild Pollinators: two big events

WILD POLLINATOR COUNT Take 10 mins between 11th and 18th November, make a ‘Wild Pollinator Count’, and add your data to this large-scale, annual survey. It’s simple and you’ll be helping increase our knowledge of important insects in our region. MERIMBULA STAR-HAIR POLLINATORS The Merimbula star-hair (Astrotricha sp. Wallagaraugh) is an endangered shrub found in […]

Paddock Plant ID workshops

Paddock Plant ID workshops

Bega, Wednesday 5 Dec 2018, 10.00am until 1pm  Venue to be advised.  Lunch provided. (A similar event will be held in Moruya on 6th Dec) For information and to RSVP contact:  South East Local Land Services – Bega Office on 02 6491 7806 or andrew.taylor@lls.nsw.gov.au.  Numbers are limited. Farmers of the Far South Coast have a […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]