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Regenerative Agriculture videos

13th December 2023
Check out our series of short videos on Regenerative Agriculture - funded by the Regional NSW Bushfire Local Economic Recovery Fund.   David Hardwick from Soil Land Food   Rod Dowe, GBLC Committee Member   Simon McConville, local multispecies pasture expert   Farm P...
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Fire Ant Alert

10th December 2023
Fire Ants UPDATE: Fire ants infest around 600,000 ha in South East Queensland, close to the NSW boarder which poses an ongoing risk of new infestations in NSW. Most of NSW has been free of fire ants. A recent new infestation in South Murwillumbah is currently being treated, with the goal of er...
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Stanthorpe Eco Expo

15th October 2023
It’s on again! Stanthorpe Eco Expo (SEE) brings together experts and masters of their craft in all things ecological, organic, grassroots and sustainable. Guest speakers include: Scott Hall (Syntropic Farming); Valerie Pearson (Green Living Australia) and Rob Young (Eco Insects). More detaile...
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Farming Carbon Workshop

25th August 2023
Granite Borders Landcare Committee partnered with Carbon8 to give a workshop for farmers and land-owners on farming carbon and offsetting carbon farming emissions. The workshop day at Liston Hall was well attended, with 30 participants. One common outcome from the workshops was that participants wo...
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Tenterfield's Biggest Breakfast - Cancer Council Fundraiser

28th June 2023
Earlier this month Tenterfield TAFE hosted the Tenterfield Biggest Breakfast along with the Tenterfield Chamber of Tourism Industry and Business and Tenterfield Council. This year’s business breakfast was a very successful event with lots of information shared to local businesses from Service ...
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Notice of 2023 Annual General Meeting

10th May 2023
This year's AGM is being held at the Tenterfield Golf Club, 288 Pelham Street, Tenterfield and registration will commence from 5:00pm.  All current Granite Borders Landcare members are encouraged to attend.   Nominations to join the Committee are being called and are open to all cur...
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Weed I.D. and Management Workshops

27th April 2023
On 27th April, we are hosting two, *free* Weed Identification Workshops; come along to one or to both! In the morning session we will examine samples brought from home and hear from; our local Council Weeds' Officer Chris Battersby, the NTLLS Regional Weeds' Coordinator Beth Brown and Professor of...
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Easter Closure Notice

7th April 2023
Just a quick update to let you know that our office will close for the Easter break on Thursday, 6 April at 4pm and reopen for business on Tuesday, 11 April at 9am.  We would like to take this opportunity to wish all our land carers a safe, happy and joyful Easter!...
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Notice of General Meeting

8th February 2023
Members are invited to attend the first Granite Borders Landcare General Meeting for 2023 It will be held on Wednesday 22nd February at our headquarters, 45 Martin Street, Tenterfield and commence at 5pm. The meeting will be followed by a guest speaker and then a BBQ. For catering purposes, please...
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2023 Regenerative Agriculture Workshops

10th January 2023
Bookings now being taken for the first of our 2023 Workshops The first of our 2023 events are now locked in. Please use the links to secure your free tickets.Sat, 21st January  Steinbrook Hall Dr Judi Earl presents: “A Grazing Management Workshop & explorative Pa...
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Christmas Closure

16th December 2022
The staff and the Executive Committee of Granite Borders Landcare would like to wish all of our partners, members, friends and their extended families, the very happiest of Christmases and a joyful, safe New Year!Please be advised that our office will close on Thursday 22 December at 12:00pm and wil...
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Koala Habitat (EOI) - Installation of Koala Drinking Stations

15th December 2022
The Northern Tablelands Local Land Services (NTLLS) and the New England Landcare Network are working together to alleviate further losses and improve the habitat of our local koala population.  These projects are being funded through the Australian Government's National Landcare Program.  ...
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20th Anniversary (New England & Northwest Landcare - Landcare Adventure)

20th May 2022
On 20th & 21st May we hosted an incredible 2 day event - the New England and Northwest Landcare, 20th Anniversary Landcare Adventure. A massive shout out to our panel of experts and speakers; Dr Stephen Debus, Euan Belson, Rob McCormack, Dr Sarah Mika, Candice Larkin, Paul Revie, Dr John Hunt...
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Landcare Adventure 2022

24th February 2022
Commencing 10:00am, 20th May at the Tenterfield Golf Club this 2-day event showcases Tenterfield and the resilience and recovery efforts across our State; particularly within our region.  We will hear from experts including leading ecologists and a host of special guests fro...
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Koala Habitat - EOI - (Closed)

13th September 2021
Are you interested in establishing or even re-establishing koala habitat on your property?  If you have answered yes, then check the map to see if you are in the 'eligible' zone.  Still good to go? Then download, complete and return o...
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How to Propogate Australian Native Plants - Film

28th September 2020
Sarah Caldwell, from Mole River Native Nursery, shows us how to propagate Australian Native Plants from seeds, cuttings and grafting. This project is jointly funded through Northern Tablelands Local Land Services and the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program. ...
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Weed Control Post Fire at Quoll Headquarters - Film

5th August 2020
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Tenterfield Nesting Box Project - Film

20th April 2020
This project will deliver positive environmental outcomes as Australia’s fauna is particularly reliant on hollows for shelter and breeding. These hollows are now a highly limited resource in Tenterfield and the surrounding area due to the devastating bushfires in early 2019 that decimated thou...
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Taking the Strain off Burnt-Out Farmers Replacing Boundary Fences

14th April 2020
BUSHFIRE-AFFECTED farmers and landholders across the region will now have access to their share of more than $209 million to help cover the cost of rebuilding boundary fences, after Deputy Premier John Barilaro and Agriculture...
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Granite Borders Landcare Committee's Strategic Plan Survey

13th February 2020
If you have 2 minutes to answer our Survey, we would greatly appreciate your feedback to assist us with delivering a service we can all be proud of. Survey can be printed out and dropped in to 45 Martin Street, Tenterfield or downloaded and emailed to us....
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2019 Achievements

4th February 2020
Granite Borders Landcare Committee Incorporated has been busy in 2019 setting goals and meeting them! Below is a visual outlining some of our bigger achievements for the year....
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Indian Myna Birds - A threat for biodiversity.

22nd October 2019
The Indian Myna bird is a highly successful coloniser and was first introduced to Australia in 1862 to Melbourne as a means of controlling garden insect pests. Since that time the population has spread to be the pre dominant bird in major cities on the east coast and spreading west into rural areas....
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New Grant to host Workshops

7th June 2019
Granite Borders Landcare received $22,000 form phn Hunter New England and Central Coast to host 14 workshops over the next 12 months.  ...
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Tenterfield Community Gardens Working Bees

6th January 2019
Sundays from 9am - 12noon Tenterfield Community Gardens will be holding working bees in the gardens behind Tenterfield TAFE in High Street, Tenterfield. Everyone is welcome, please wear comfortable covered in shoes, sun safe clothing, sunscreen and a hat. Don't forget a bottle of water. ...
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Community Grants

4th September 2018
Granite Borders Landcare received $7,350 for the purchase of 23 remote sensor cameras for the Goomburra and Karara/Gore Wild Dog Control Groups. This project has been assisted by Grants to Community Funding from the Southern Downs Regional Council. ...
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Mushroom Workshop

13th May 2018
Mushroom Workshop presented by Mushroom Abundance Date: Sunday 13th May 2018 Time: 8:30am - 5:30pm Venue: Granite Borders Landcare Office, 45 Martine Street, Tenterfield Cost: $100, morning tea, lunch & afternoon tea provided RSVP: Monday 7th May 2018 to Landcare on 02 6736 3500 or landca...
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Tenterfield Farmers' & Producers Market

10th February 2018
A regular market for all farmers’, growers, producers and artisans. Produce including fresh fruit and veggies, herbs, plants, eggs, flowers, honey, pasta, baking, preserves and much, much more. Date: 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th Saturday of each month Time: 8am - 12 noon Venue: New venue to be a...
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GBLC 2017 Plant Drive

18th October 2017
Are you looking to purchase some new natives to spruce up your garden this spring/summer? Look no further, GBLC has a range of gorgeous affordable natives available to order that are suitable for the climate of the Northern Tablelands. Supplied by Mole Station Nursery, these plants are available...
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Trees On Small Farms

16th October 2017
Granite Borders Landcare Committee in partnership with the Northern Tablelands Local Land Services are delivering investment funding to promote planting of native vegetation. The aim of this project is to improve ecosystem health, increase habitat for native species, provide benefits to productio...
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National Landcare Programme Community Grants 2017/18

16th October 2017
During 2017 - 2018, New England North West Landcare is delivering a Community Grants Program funded by the NAtion Landcare Programme. Funding is available across the Northern Tablelands region* only. Grants are offered to give organisations, groups and individuals the financial capacity to suppor...
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An Introduction to GPS Use with Neil Fordyce!

4th September 2017
Monday 4th September saw a group of approximately ten interested individuals brave the sometimes technical world of Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and their uses.  Neil Fordyce, Consulting Data Analyst Geographical Information Systems, Data Compilations, Validation, Analysis & Managemen...
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New Permaculture Group for Tenterfield

26th August 2017
Granite Borders hosted an introductory workshop about Permaculture and Biological Fertilisers on Saturday 26th Aug 2017 at the Landcare office.  This workshop was facilitated by new local, Johnny Everson (Sandy Hills) and was well received by the 15 odd paraticipants on the day.  Johnny wa...
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Guest Presenter - Executive & General Meeting

26th August 2017
Friday 25th August 2017, say GBLC put on free refreshments and guest presenter to welcome its members along and thank them for being part of the organisation! The venue was the Wallangarra Railway Cafe, which provided both the Executive meeting (held earlier in the afternoon) and General meeting at...
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Dung Beetles with Dr Mahri Koch

12th August 2017
Information Session with Dr Mahri Koch Dung Beetles Time: 9:30am - 12:30pm Venue: Granite Borders Landcare office, 45 Martin Street, Tenterfield Cost: FREE! Morning Tea on Arrival Topics Covered: What Is A Dung Beetle & Where Can They Be Found? How To Tell If You Have ...
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28th March 2017
Granite Borders Landcare Committee Incorporated Invites you to attend its next General Group Meeting Tuesday 28th March 2017 Landcare Office 45 Martin St, Tenterfield   5.30pm – 6.30pm (EADT) General Meeting   Topics of discussion including  Group Membership & In...
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18th February 2017
MARCH 2017 Sat 4th - Lantana Information & Control Methods (Rivertree) click here Sun 5th - Rainforest Species Identification with Bill MacDonald (Drake) click here Wed 8th - POSTPONED Dung Beetle Benefits & Identification (Tenterfield) Wed 8th - The Gutman Returns - Don Chisholm "Bre...
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