WALN Chair Keith Bradby and Contractor Louise Duxbury recently attended a meeting with Federal Minister for Environment and Energy Josh Frydenburg and NLN members. Louise messaged back “Positive Canberra meeting of the National Landcare Network Board with Minister Fydenburg, 24 May.
The state awards are a stepping stone for the National landcare Awards, last year six out of nine national awards went to WA groups and champions. Lets try and keep them heading our way! Nominations close 26th June.
Dear volunteer: It all starts by understanding that something needs to be done. Something could be a bit better and you want to do something about it. Whether it’s a bare patch of land, a heap of weeds, an eroded bank or dune. In thousands of different ways over thousands of different places, thousands of people end up caring for this country each and every year. Read More
Landcare can breathe a sigh of relief with the recent federal budget announcement – secured funding of $1.1 billion over the next 5 years is very welcomed! There is however a net reduction in funding from previous years ($1 billion over 4 years and inclusion of new projects) but perhaps not as much as we feared.
The details of how the funding will be allocated are still to be finalised and we’ll keep you posted.
This survey seeks to collect the views of all those contributing to the sustainable management of our environment, lands and waters on how Landcare networks can support you in the great work that you do.
Landcare includes ‘friends of’ groups, agricultural groups, Waterwatch, Coastcare, Oceanwatch, Bushcare, Parkcare, environmental groups and others. We are keen to hear from you whatever your landcare interests are.
It is definitely not too late for our members of state parliament to have Landcare on their agenda before March 11!
Some easy steps to keep them informed and help raise the profile of Landcare: