Landcare Groups

Landcare groups form to work together on a wide range of natural resource management issues and projects relevant to their local areas or region. In addition they can access professional support and advice, and develop government-funded projects. 

 

Acacia Plateau Farmers

Formed in 1998, Acacia Plateau Farmers Landcare group incorporates landholders on Acacia Plateau, approximately 40km south east of Warwick, QLD. Over the years members have been involved in increasing the size and health of native vegetation, linking areas of remnant vegetation, controlling soil erosion, minimising sediment and nutrient runoff into Acacia Creek.... more details

Black Swamp

This Landcare group was formed in 1997 and incorporates landholders in the Black Swamp region, approximately 15km east of Tenterfield. Controlling invasive grass species, promoting more effective and adaptable pasture species suited to the Tenterfield region, as well as encouraging the growth of shade lines and corridors threatened by dieback. Main Activities: Revegetation; Matr... more details

Border Landcare Organic Group

The Border Landcare Organic Group was formed during the winter of 2002. Every month members meet either at the home of one of the members properties for activities such as a farm walk, group discussions, interesting speakers, working bees, or we may go on a bus trip to places further afield. These are generally held on the fourth Saturday of the month, and start at 10am EST. Tal... more details

Deepwater

This Landcare group was formed in 1992 and incorporates landholders in the Deepwater region, approximately 50km south  of Tenterfield NSW. Rehabilitating the Deepwater River and its catchment, linking into the Granite Borders Landcare Strategic Plan and contributing to the goals and objectives of the North West Catchment Management Committee in their North West Regional Natural Res... more details

Koreelah Farmers Landcare

The Koreelah Farmers Landcare group formed to tackle the mounting natural resource management issues that farmers in the Koreelah district were facing. Over the last few years the group have held successful workshops across a range of issues, from controlling invasive weeds such as lantana and privet, to improving pastures and livestock health. Members of Koreelah Farmers Landcare meet regularl... more details

Mingoola Farmers Landcare

Mingoola Farmers Landcare are engaged in activities including property planning, streambank erosion control, native legume research, weed management, feral animal control and cropping and pasture improvement. ... more details

Scrub Road Landcare Group

Scrub Road Landcare Group is a group of landholders in the Tenterfield Creek Scrub Road catchment area who with assistance from Granite Borders Landcare, commenced Community Action Planning in 2015. The Group has documented the issues of concern in their area, determined community engagement activities and have developed appropriate projects with funding assistance through Northern Ta... more details

Stanthorpe Field Naturalists

The club conducts a regular program of monthly outings from February to November. The outings visit natural areas on the Southern Downs and northern New South Wales such as national parks and state forests as well as areas of private land. Several weekend campouts are also conducted during the year, often to more distant places of interest. The club also has been conducting a monthly program of... more details

Stanthorpe Permaculture Group

We welcome anyone interested in Permaculture and its three core ethics - Earth Care, People Care, and Fair Share - along with the Twelve Design Principles about how to do this. We will try and have monthly events where we can network, share resources, and learn through hands-on activities.   ... more details

Stanthorpe Rare Wildflower Consortium

Stanthorpe's Rare Wildflower Consortium is a group of wildflower enthusiasts who share a common aim to idenitfy, assist in managing and ultimately preserving many of the wildflower species unique to the Granite Belt. On the Stanthorpe Plateau, spectacular wildflowers displays emerge from among granite rocks and boulders in spring.  The Granite Belt alone has over 800 different... more details

Sunnyside Seniors

The Sunnyside Seniors primary concern is their Biodiversity Site within the Sunnyside Travelling Stock Reserve (TSR). Since receiving funding through the Federal Government's Biodiversity Fund the group have sought to regenerate this degraded site. This has involved fencing the site, controlling invasive species such as African lovegrass and planting out a diverse mix of endemic plants. A ... more details

Tenterfield Community Gardens

 Tenterfield Community Gardens is a community-based project that brings people together to share their knowledge of food production in the home garden. Volunteers meet every Sunday to produce fresh, healthy fruit and vegetables to share with the community. The group continues to improve the site and are always looking for new members to join in. Working bees are a social affair, and we alw... more details

Tenterfield Landcare

Tenterfield Landcare is one of the oldest Landcare groups in the district. Over the years they have been involved in numerous projects, including weed management, livestock health, pest control, pasture trials, strategic grazing and property management. Tenterfield Landcare is always looking for new members and projects ideas so contact Rod Dowe for further information.... more details

Tenterfield Naturalists

The Tenterfield Naturalists group was established in 2004 primarily to conserve an area of Reserve Crown land on the south-eastern side of town that had been neglected in recent years and become infested with woody weeds and rabbits. The restoration and rehabilitation of the 20 hectare Tenterfield Park was deemed important to enhance its values as remnant woodland featuring the N... more details