LLCI partners with Rural Mental Health Program

The NSW Local Landcare Coordinator Initiative has partnered with the Rural Adversity Mental Health Program to help make sure that Landcare can be about people care as well!

LLCI partners with Rural Mental Health Program

Mental Health Program Map

Landcare is about as closely linked with "peoplecare" as anything could be and with that comes exposure to mental health issues.

Local coordinators, facilitators, committees - almost everyone involved in Landcare is likely to be exposed to mental health issues either themselves or with someone they know or work with. The LLCI and Rural Adversity Mental Health Program partnership is one step being put in place to help Landcarers in rural communities get access to the support and training they might need to manage any mental health issues.

For more information see: Mental Health and Landcare

Online Library of restoration videos available

RegenTV is AABR’s growing online library of restoration videos from forums and field days, aligned to the National Restoration Standards. Along with the videos there are learning resources for students and life-long learners.

RegenTV allows for the sharing of current thinking, in a rapidly growing field, in a climate changing world.

http://www.aabr.org.au/regentv/

The regenTV project has been assisted by the New South Wales Government through its Environmental Trust.

Groups "Tell their Stories"

Under the Local Landcare Coordinator initiative, one of the products has been the development of a case study template that allows groups to “tell their story”.  The feature is available for all groups who have a Gateway page – simply log in and choose add new case study.  It’s a great way to produce a summary report on any activity or project your group has done – it is visible as a web page view, or can be downloaded into a PDF format that can be used as a flyer, inserted in a report, or even blown up for use as a poster.

In completing case studies you are letting everyone know the great range of things that groups do – and are adding to an online library of activities that allows groups and individuals to Share Learn and Connect. We do hope you take the opportunity to tell your story by submitting a case study or two.  Go to http://www.landcare.nsw.gov.au/help/how-to/case-studies-on-the-gateway for instructions, and contact your local Landcare Coordinator who can help.  When you submit  your case study it will be reviewed and once endorsed will be visible.  Check out the case studies that have been completed so far.

Upcoming Events
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Mar
If you'd like to do more for your community or meet new friends, joining in might be for you. Come meet us at a working bee on the 1st Wednesday of each month 8am at the container. Email or call us if you don't know where it is (it's hard to miss).
Where: At the container
When: Mar 01, 2017
from 08:00 AM to 12:00 PM
2
Mar
What culinary delights are wetting your livestock’s appetite?
Where: Bannister Hall, Bannister NSW
When: Mar 02, 2017
from 09:00 AM to 03:00 PM
2
Mar
Field information session on increasing irrigation efficiency using remote soil moisture monitoring.
Where: Meliora Packing Shed, 1504 Peats Ridge Rd, Peats Ridge
When: Mar 02, 2017
from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
2
Mar
This is a very timely topic because the new strain of RHDV virus is about to be released. Dr Strive is Leader for the Host-Pathogens Interactions research team at CSIRO Health and Biosecurity. She has a research background in molecular biology, virology, and biological control of vertebrate pests. She is currently researching different caliciviruses in Australian wild rabbits, and their interactions with Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease Virus (RHDV) with potential implementations for rabbit biocontrol.
Where: Murrumbateman Recreation Ground Hall
When: Mar 02, 2017
from 07:30 PM to 09:30 PM
7
Mar
Moeyan Hill - 9.30am. Tuesday 7th MARCH 2017: a gentle walk along the fire trail with identification of locally indigenous tree species and refreshments at the end. Duration is 2 hours (includes a 45 minute stroll). Contact is Bill Pigott on 4464 3241 (please let us know if you are coming so we can make enough muffins and coffee).
Where: Moeyan Hill Reserve, Borrowdale Close Berry
When: Mar 07, 2017
from 09:30 AM to 11:10 AM

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