Promoting a healthy, productive and
diverse biological and social environment
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Projects

Little River Landcare has successfully delivered $10 million worth of projects since 1998 and interacted with thousands of land managers.

Current Project: Protecting the Purple Patch



  • $100,000 project to protect the waterway habitat of the native Purple Spotted Gudgeon
  • Purple Spotted Gudgeon is an endangered native fish found in the Little River Catchment
  • Project was made possible through grants from the NSW Environment Trust and Landcare Australia

Current Project: Energetic Women in the Environment (EWE)

  • A bi-annual event which connects women of the Little River Landcare Group catchment
  • To facilitate communication and assist with increasing resilience within the catchment

Completed Projects:

Grazing Mentoring

  • November 2015 - March 2016
  • Supported by Central Tablelands Local Land Services

Rivers and Rocks

  • July 2012 - June 2014
  • Erect 150km of stock exclusion fencing, regeneration/revegetation of riparian zone banks
  • Install 75 alternative stock watering points
  • Manage 10,000ha of invasive species
  • Educate the community with field days, events, publications and online resources and tools
  • Supported by the Australian Government and the  Biodiversity Fund Program

Message Project

  • Awards program tthat identifed 7 LRLG Catchment Champions in areas of Sustainable Grazing Management, Conservation Cropping, Sustainable Business Management, Dry-land Salinity Management, On-Farm Conservation, Riparian Management and Carbon Farming
  • Created 7 learning resources based on champion stories
  • Held 7 "Open Gate" days where people could discover what the champions are doing on farm.
  • $35,000 from the Australian Government Community Landcare Grants

TopSoil Thinking Project

  • 2013 - 2014
  • $18,00 from the Australian Government Community Landcare Grants
  • Developed and implemented in paddock training to 60 landholders on managing top soil to improve fertility, agricultural production and protect fragile natural assest (top soil)
  • Delivered 6 workshops and created 2 farmer friendly in-the-paddock soil test kits

Farmers Teaching Farmers (FTF) and Young Farmer Program