News - Biodiversity

Kanmantoo Callington LCG -caring for the Bremer River

The Kanmantoo-Callington Landcare Group had 23 people help plant along the Bremer River in Callington on Sunday 6th June as part of their World Environment Day celebrations. The group planted and guarded 150 local trees and bushes. This is the…

Landcare groups take action for World Environment Day

Landcare groups around SA worked together to put on events for World Environment Day on the 5th June. The Upper Torrens Landcare Group partnered with Conservation Volunteers Australia, 1300KOALAZ and local Lobethal land owners Hazel and Mick Grigg for a…

Barossa Bushgardens Celebrate 20 years

Barossa Bushgardens celebrated their 20th Anniversary on Sunday May 16th with an open day and Landcare forum at the Nuriootpa site. LASA partnered with the Bushgardens and the Barossa Council to present the event. About 300 people attended the day,…

Kersbrook Landcare Nursery Plant Sale – June 5th, 6th 2021

The Kersbrook Landcare Nursery Public Plant sale will be held at 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on both June 5th and 6th 2021, with most tubestock priced at $2.50. A list of plants available at the sale will be on…

Community Nurseries – powering on ground action for Landcare

Clayton Bay Nursery On Tuesday the 30th March, I visited the friendly folk at Clayton Bay Natural Environment Group and Nursery for their weekly working bee and morning tea. What a welcome! The good-natured banter pinging around the table at…

Landcare welcomes $14million for post-Black Summer bushfire recovery grants to support regeneration and community resilience

Federal Environment Minister Sussan Ley today announced a landmark $14million for Landcare led bushfire recovery projects in Queensland, New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory, Victoria and South Australia. The funding will support landcare bushfire recovery projects in seven government…

Farm Forestry Field days a great success

LASA recently partnered with the Farm Forestry Landcare Network, Coorong District Council and the Murraylands and Riverland Landscape Board to present two farm forestry field days on properties at Meningie and Karoonda on April 19th and 20th. The Meningie field…

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…