News - Biodiversity

Two Landcare Regional Forums confirmed in 2021

In 2021, LASA is partnering with some of our member groups to deliver 3 regional Landcare forums. On Monday 19th April – (Meningie) and Tuesday 20th April – (Sherlock / Karoonda), LASA will be partnering with the Farm Forestry Landcare Network to…

LASA Strategic Plan 2021 – 2025

LASA is pleased to launch the 2021 – 2025 Strategic Plan. The plan focuses LASA’s efforts and builds on its active partnerships with conservation and agricultural groups across the state. The 5 key goals in the plan will guide our…

Gallagher Landcare Electric Fencing Grants – Applications Close Friday 9 April

Gallagher is continuing its commitment to support projects aligned with the priority areas of conservation fencing and grazing management. Applications are open for the 2021 Gallagher Landcare Electric Fencing Grants (unfortunately Landcare groups in the NT and ACT regions are not…

General Jeffery Soil Health Award – Nominations close Wednesday 31st March

Nominations are closing soon for the General Jeffery Soil Health Award for any individual farmer, land manager, extension specialist or educator making an outstanding contribution to improving soil health in Australia. There is a $20,000 prize money available. Nominations for…

NAIDOC Week 2020 – 8th – 15th November

LASA acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as Australia’s First Landcarers. NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July (postponed until November this year due to Covid 19) to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and…

Upper Wakefield Landcare feature – National Tree Day Sunday Aug 2nd

Upper Wakefield LCG held a planting day in Auburn on Sunday the 2nd of August to celebrate National Tree Day and the start of Landcare Week. Volunteers gathered at 10 am on a brisk, sunny morning to assist in revegetating the…

KI Groups’ grant applications successful

Two environment and Landcare groups on Kangaroo Island have been successful in securing funding for their bushfire recovery projects on the Island through the WIRES/ LAL Bushfire Recovery Grants scheme. Eco Action KI put in an application to restore habitat…

Reconciliation Week

 In 2020, Reconciliation Australia marks twenty years of shaping Australia’s journey towards a more just, equitable and reconciled nation. The theme for this year is  “In this together” . Share, support and celebrate National Reconciliation Week 2020 by tuning-in to a…

Riverland Landcare News

In mid-December 2019, members of the SA Regent Parrot Recovery Team (SARPRT) were finally able to attach satellite trackers to 8 Regent parrots. They have been trying to undertake this exercise for last couple of years but have been unable…

2019 SA Landcare Award Winners

2019 State Landcare Award Winners The 2019 South Australian Landcare Awards were presented at the SA Landcare Conference Gala Dinner in Bordertown last October. Here are our fantastic Landcare Award winners who were presented with their awards at the dinner….

Additional workshops offered at 2019 State Community Landcare Conference

The Conference Committee is excited to offer the following workshops as part of the State Community Landcare Conference in Bordertown, October 28th- 30th 2019. Register for these fun and informative workshops at http://buytickets.at/landcaresa. PASSION MASHING: PUTTING THE ZAP INTO LANDCAREMasterclass…

2019 State Community Landcare Conference Program has been released.

The preliminary program for the State Community Landcare Conference in Bordertown 29th -30th October 2019 has been released. Register now at https://www.tickettailor.com/events/landcaresa. Download copy of the preliminary program.