Art for Trees Sake

Upper Snowy Landcare, Greening Australia,  local botanical artist and some active local school children got together to plant trees and create art in response to tree dieback on the Monaro.   To bring the subject of Monaro tree dieback into sharper focus for local children (and their teachers and parents), primary school students in […]

Greening Up the Monaro

To add to the scenic views along the Monaro Hwy just north of Bunyan is a new army of green tree guards nurturing yet another native plant revegetation plot. The new plot, installed by Sue and Steven Wallace, of more than 200 native trees and shrubs runs along the Monaro […]

Dieback Update – Feb 2017

Upper Snowy Landcare – Greening Australia continue to tackle tree dieback in 2017 Upper Snowy Landcare (USL) and Greening Australia (GA) under the NSW Government’s Bush Connect grant entitled, Monaro Tree Comeback Project, are getting more than 10 ha prepared this year for planting in response to the tree dieback […]

Revegetation work commences for dieback project!

The Upper Snowy Landcare Committee (USLC) have embarked on a large scale revegetation project amongst the dieback scarred hills between Cooma and Berridale and with funding from Local Land Services have put on an employee to manage the action. Dieback project work has now commenced with contractors ripping 8ha of […]

Dieback Update – August 2015

We are thrilled to have Lauren van Dyke managing the dieback project and she is doing a fantastic job! She’s been busy submitting grant applications and planning tree planting at various locations across the affected area. To read Lauren’s latest update on the Dieback Project – click here…

2015 Landcare Calender

We were thrilled to have another batch of amazing artwork submitted by school students across the Monaro.  Thanks to everyone for such a fabulous effort – the schools who contributed and the students who feature in the calendar are:  (Click HERE to see the artwork) Cooma Public School Tom Blackwood […]

Funding for Snowy River Landcare…

Snowy River Landcare Group have won a grant of $128,000 under the Commonwealth Governments Caring for our Country program. Titled “Containing the Invasion – stopping Snowy River Serrated Tussock getting away” the project has received funding of $128,220. This is great news for our local Landcarers, with the aim to […]