News - Indigenous Land Management

Finalists announced in the 2024 SA Landcare Awards!

We are thrilled to reveal the exceptional finalists for the prestigious 2024 South Australian Landcare Awards! These awards celebrate the dedication, innovation, and passion of individuals and groups who are leading the way in sustainable land management and environmental stewardship…

Community Landcare Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Nantawarrina IPA

During September, the Landcare Association of South Australia (LASA) and the National Landcare Network (NLN) had the privilege of celebrating the 25th anniversary of Nantawarrina, Australia’s first Indigenous Protected Area (IPA). Initially a pastoral station, Nantawarrina was established by the…

Biri Bulmba Budang National Custodians of Country 2023

In August, on Djabugay Country, I was honoured to attend the Biri Bulmba Budang National Custodians of Country Gathering in Giumy (Cairns) on behalf of the Landcare Association of South Australia and the National Landcare Network (NLN), hosted by Wet…

Landcare Association of South Australia supports the Voice

The Landcare Association of South Australia strives to support and learn from and with the Indigenous peoples of South Australia, with the ethos to ‘recognise the Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people as the First Landcarers and value their capacity…

Landcare Roadshow celebrates inclusivity and diversity at second forum

After a wonderful first Landcare Roadshow forum on Sustainable Farming in Watervale in October 2022, the Landcare Assoc. of SA (LASA) hosted their second forum on the 23rd of November. Held at the Henley Beach Surf Life Saving Club and…

Kanmantoo Callington Landcare Group – 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,…

Community Nurseries – Powering on ground action for Landcare

Clayton Bay Nursery On Tuesday the 30th March 2021, former Executive Officer, Jim Mead 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…

Landcare welcomes $14 million for post-Black Summer bushfire recovery grants

Federal Environment Minister Sussan Ley today announced a landmark $14 million 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 2021. The Meningie…

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…