News - People and Volunteers

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…

LASA Membership Drive – prize draw winners!

LASA held its 2019 / 2020 FY AGM on Zoom on 8th September. Thanks for those member groups who had representatives attend. 6 LASA Management Committee members stood down and 5 were re-elected unopposed. Sandy Edwards retired and we thank…

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….

LASA’s Strategic Plan taking shape

A sub committee of LASA met at the Joinery on January 22nd to move LASA’s strategic planning process forward. The committee drew on information gathered at the last session of the Landcare Conference held in Bordertown in October and the…

LASA’s 10 x 10 pitch

On November 7th 2019, LASA Management Committee members Natalie Sommerville and Sarah Barrett represented the Landcare Association of South Australia at a 10 x 10 philanthropy event in Adelaide.  LASA had been invited as one of three charities to make…

Introducing LASA’s new Executive Officer

My name is Jim Mead and I am the new LASA Executive Officer. I have been in the role since November 11th 2019 in a part time capacity – generally working Monday to Wednesday each week. The last couple of…

Participants of the 2019 State Community Landcare Conference are invited to attend 2 masterclasses with Les Robinson

Monday 28 Oct 3:00 – 5:00 pmPassion mashing: putting the zap into LandcareFun facilitation tricks that help your members think outside the box, sparking new zest and enthusiasm in Landcare groups. Hear inspiring reinvention ideas and generate some of your…

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…