Organic Matter Matters

A peer leaning project designed to improve land performance throughout the catchment by increasing soil organic carbon (SOC).

Exclusion Fencing Project

The Goobang Cluster project successfully removed pest animal access to 4545 ha through exclusion fencing and a buffering zone of a further 3970 ha. By collaborating across the Goobang cluster boundary, landholders reduced the recovery periods associated with excessive pest animal grazing during drought, effectively enabling the cluster to match their stocking rates with their carrying capacity.

Scattered Paddock Trees

During 2018, LRLG received funding from Central Tablelands Local Land Services to stock proof fence 15 hollow bearing mature trees from the White Box, Yellow Box, Blakely’s Grassy Woodland Endangered Ecological Community (EEC).

Protecting the Purple Patch

A $100,000 project that aimed to protect and enhance the waterway habitat of the endangered Purple Spotted Gudgeon. Evidence of the fish population was first noted in 2013 in a secondary tributary off the Little River. On ground restoration and rehabilitation works was funded through two grants from the NSW Environmental Trust and Landcare Australia.

CRIP – Local Elders

Funded through the Dept. of justice this project aimed to build resilience capacity in regional communities pre and post disaster. Topics ranged from flood, fire & drought through to a social tragedy. The like-minded group formed and spent several days together work shopping and networking with Paul Ryan a leader in Resilience training over a period of 3 months.

Rivers & Rocks

A stock exclusion fencing, regeneration and revegetation project that aimed to increase landscape resilience through the fencing off of riparian zone banks. The Australian Government and Biodiversity Fund Program aided the instalment of 150km of stock exclusion fencing along the Buckinbah and Little River waterways.