The Landcare movement, founded on sustainable agricultural principles, welcomes the Government’s commitment to boost the productivity and profitability of the agriculture sector while delivering wider climate and environmental benefits.
The National Landcare Network (NLN) welcomes the Government’s following through of their election promise to address environmental challenges in the 2022-23 Budget -- with funding announced for climate action, the extinction crisis, the environment, biosecurity, sustainable farming, and community resilience.
NLN CEO Jim Adams wants community Landcarers to look out for platypus and become citizen scientists.
NLN is excited to join forces with OzFish on practical projects that deliver improved aquatic and terrestrial habitats on a scale never seen before.
Amid the sobering findings detailed in the Australia State of the Environment 2021 Report, the positive impact of community Landcare movement offers hope.
National Landcare Network staff and directors felt the warm hospitality of partners Mulloon Institute on a cold winter day visiting the Mulloon Rehydration Initiative.
Farmers for Climate Action and the National Landcare Network are set to host a webinar exploring community resilience following climate disasters such as bushfires and floods, featuring disaster recovery psychologist Dr Rob Gordon and Northern Rivers Landcare Coordinator Emma Stone.
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Despite the challenges of 2021, The National Landcare Network finished the year in strong shape, with increased organisational capacity, a number of strong new partnerships, three new energised board members and a future-focused strategy.
Many would say you can’t put a price on being a Landcarer -- that the feeling of getting your hands in the dirt, building community, and restoring local landscapes and ecosystems, is priceless.
In a time where the focus is steadily shifting to the strength of the community, and the value of community-led change, it is more heartening than ever to see first-hand the power a grass-roots movement can have.