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.

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 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
Manning Landcare is hosting a feral information session at Killabakh School house at 6.30pm on the 22nd of Feb, 2017. Presenter will be Peter Fotheringham, Senior Biosecurity Officer from Hunter Local Land Services.
Where: Killabakh Schoolhouse
When: Feb 22, 2017
from 06:30 AM to 08:00 AM
Thursday 23 Feb, 9am to 10.30am. Potting up seedlings. No experience is needed so please come along.
Where: Murrumbateman Nursery, Rose St
When: Feb 23, 2017
from 09:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Thursday 23 Feb, 5.30pm to 6.30pm. Potting up seedlings. No experience is needed so please come along.
Where: Murrumbateman Nursery, Rose St
When: Feb 23, 2017
from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM
A bus trip to show case good erosion and water management in our area - highlighting what can be done using existing on farm resources. Also a chance to workshop ideas for how to mend a problem site on the day.
Where: Bus trip
When: Feb 24, 2017
from 10:00 AM to 03:30 PM
Are you interested in learning about bees, or perhaps having your own hive but don't know where to start?
Where: Straw Bale Shed, Australian Rural Education Centre (AREC), Ulan Rd, Bombira
When: Feb 25, 2017 08:45 AM to Feb 26, 2017 05:00 PM

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