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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…

2021 National Landcare Conference Program Announced – August 4- 6, 2021 at the ICC Darling Harbour Sydney

The 2021 National Landcare Conference brings together landcare groups and volunteers, landholders and farmers, Indigenous land and sea managers, landcare facilitators and coordinators, educators, research agencies, natural resource management professionals, and all community environmental groups and individuals to share insights, learn…

LASA’s Wild Wellbeing project – applications close April 23rd

An expression of interest is available for Landcare groups wishing to take part in LASA’s Wild Wellbeing project in 2021. The Wild Wellbeing project aims to combine conservation work with honest conversations, self-exploration and mental health self-care techniques. The project…

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…

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…

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….

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…

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…