Are you single in Canberra looking to meet new people, make new friends or even looking for romance? ACT Landcare, in partnership with Greening Australia and other Landcare organisations, is hosting a speed tree planting event at Williamsdale south of Canberra on Sunday 26 May.
Landcarers across the country are being encouraged to submit a nomination for the 2013 State & Territory Landcare Awards.
The renowned Awards, now in their 23rd year, honour the invaluable work that is being undertaken by the Landcare community, with the winners from the State & Territory Awards going forward as finalists to the prestigious National Landcare Awards in 2014.
"In Safe Hands" is a Safety Management System designed for community groups in practical conservation.
The content and processes have been adapted from Conservation Volunteers Australia's own system which is based on our 30 years of knowledge and experience in managing volunteers in practical conservation.
The toolkit has been updated in 2013 and includes reference to recent changes in legislation.
Earlier this year, a weeds forum was convened by the ACT Natural Resources Management Council in partnership with the ACT Government and the Australian Government’s, Caring for our Country program.
The forum brought together ACT, NSW and Australian Government representatives, alongside land managers, volunteers, rural landholders and local Councils in the region to discuss how to stay ahead of the game and explore all options for managing weeds as our climate warms.
Frog species are widely recognised as indicators of environmental health and their presence can indicate good water quality and the availability of high quality habitat. The ACT and Region Frogwatch Program has two main aims:
Where to get local provenance native plants and seeds in the K2C region?
K2C is very excited to announce it has produced this terrific resource. For years we have been asked where does one get local native (indigenous) plant material from. Until now there has been no easy answer. This question also arose during the rolling out of our Monaro Landscape Connectivity project.