Projects

Weddin Landcare undertakes strategic planning on a regular basis to prioritise projects.

Weddin Landcare provides support with projects that address environmental or rural community issues including:

Regenerative agriculture   I   Sustainable farming and agribusiness  I   Biodiversity    I   Remnant vegetation protection and enhancement    I   Revegetation   I   Threatened species  I   Riparian management    I   Soil health  I   Grazing management  I   Erosion  I   Aboriginal Cultural Heritage  I   Weeds  I   Pest animals  I   Renewable energy  I   Sustainable living  I   Waste reduction and management

We can help you source financial assistance for your project and we also occasionally offer grants to landholders.

Funding for our projects and events is obtained from a variety of grants and sponsorship arrangements, with numerous funding applications submitted every year to target the focus project areas. Strategic planning is undertaken on an annual basis to plan and prioritise projects and activities for the year ahead.

Check out some of our current projects below.

Catnets Enclosure Giveaway

Catnets Enclosure Giveaway

Applications open on Monday 15 January 2024 and close Friday 1 March 2024. As part of the Keeping Cats Safe at Home initiative RSPCA NSW, Weddin Shire Council and Weddin Landcare are pleased to offer a new incentive to eligible cat owners in the Weddin Shire. Cat...

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Vaughn’s Dam Reserve Masterplan Finalised

Vaughn’s Dam Reserve Masterplan Finalised

Following several more individual consultations with interested neighbours and community members, the Masterplan for Vaughn's Dam Reserve has now been finalised.  Sally Bourne has provided 1:500 and 1:1000 scale copies of the plan in both digital and hardcopy formats...

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Ooma Creek Tributary Riparian Restoration Project

Ooma Creek Tributary Riparian Restoration Project

Weddin Landcare are working with three local landowners on our Ooma Creek Tributary Riparian Restoration project with the goal of providing protection and creation of valuable riparian habitat, reduce streambank erosion and help to improve water quality downstream in...

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Birds, Bats and Bugs School Education Program

Birds, Bats and Bugs School Education Program

The 'Birds, Bats and Bugs – Engaging Schools in Ecosystem Benefactors' project was developed by Weddin Landcare in 2021, following the success of the Caragabal Bird Art Project with Caragabal Public School. The program has been running for three years and now involves...

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Weddin Community Native Nursery

Weddin Community Native Nursery

Weddin Community Native Nursery (WCNN) is a not-for-profit organisation managed by volunteers, and is a sub-committee of Weddin Landcare. The Nursery specialises in the propagation of plants endemic to the Weddin Shire and plays an important role in preserving the...

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Grenfell Endemic Garden

Grenfell Endemic Garden

The Grenfell Endemic Garden is one of our unique local resources and well worth a visit for a peaceful and informative wander. Featuring plants that are native to Grenfell and Central West NSW the garden was a labor of love by two local residents Noel Cartwright and...

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Keeping Cats Safe at Home

Keeping Cats Safe at Home

Weddin Landcare is working together with Weddin Shire Council and RSPCA NSW to deliver the Keeping Cats Safe at Home project within the Weddin Shire, which is being funded by the NSW Government through its Environmental Trust. Keeping Cats Safe at Home is an exciting...

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Small Environmental Grants 2021

Small Environmental Grants 2021

The 2017-2020 drought left a scar on our hearts, our finances and our landscape. To assist land managers be better prepared for the next drought, Weddin Landcare developed a special round of their Small Environmental Grants, which focuses on addressing and preventing...

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Brundah Mint Bush Fencing Project

Brundah Mint Bush Fencing Project

Fencing is in place to protect the threatened Brundah Mint Bush (Grenfell Form)  A previously presumed extinct colour variant has since returned  Cuttings have been secured for future propagation    The issue  Prostanthera ovalifolia or Brundah Mint Bush...

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Caragabal Bird Art

Caragabal Bird Art

The Caragabal Bird Art is a modern, fine artwork located along the Mid-Western Highway in the small, rural village of Caragabal in Central West NSW. Officially opened on 16 December 2020, with an extension added in 2022, the artwork aims to celebrate the unique local...

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If you would like to get involved in our projects or have a great idea for a project, please get in touch! If you aren’t a landholder but want to help with our projects, there are many other ways you can still contribute to Landcare, such as becoming a volunteer.