Threatened Species of the Riverina Education Program

Education Package   Endangered Western Riverina Birds      Murrumbidgee Landcare Inc with the support of Riverina Local Land Services offer this education package of Endangered Riverina Birds.  Overview   Schools can find out about the Threatened Riverina Bird education package via the Murrumbidgee Landcare Inc Website. They can access resources about 3 Threatened Bird species…

Yanco Biodiversity Field Day

Together with the Biodiversity Conservation Trust, Murrumbidgee Landcare recently held a BioBlitz with students from Yanco Public School. The children learnt about native birds, vegetation, habitat and other fauna in and around the wetland located near the school.   This field day was funded through the “Partnering in Private Land Conservation” project, funded by the…

Revegetation in the Hay region

Revegetation Guide for Hay and surrounds

This comprehensive guide covers all you need to know about revegetation in the Hay region and surrounds! Topics covered include: The native plants and plant communities found in the Hay region Preparing and planting a revegetation site Seed collection calendar Seed collection and treatment Direct seeding Weed management Download here – Revegetation Guide for Hay…

Native Seed Collection & Planting Guide

For the Kyeamba Valley region and surrounds Collecting and germinating local seed is a great way to grow plants for revegetation. It is also a rewarding and enjoyable activity! The information in this guide will give you some tips to get started. The guide includes a seed collection calendar, targeted at the Kyeamba Valley region.…

Zara Conservation Sandhill

In December 2020, Hay Plains Landcare Group hosted a field trip to the renowned Zara Conservation Sandhill. The event was led by Martin Driver, an Ecologist and Project Manager with the Australian Network for Plant Conservation and owner of Conargo property “Barabool”. The field trip provided information on native plant management and identification, promoted the…

Wah Wah wildlife: From tanks to troughs

Recovering water for the environment and improving efficiency of water use are critical in the Riverina, but what about the wildlife that have come to rely on the systems of old? In 2011, the Wah Wah Stock and Domestic Pipeline project was confirmed. This converted an extensive channel system north of Hay to reduce water…

How to make and use seed bombs

Seed bombs (or seed balls) are made from a mixture of clay, compost, seeds and water. The clay in the seed balls helps protect the seeds from being taken by predators, and also helps to retain moisture once it becomes wet by rain, which germinates the seeds. The compost supplies nutrients for the establishing plant.…