The Jindabyne Dam spillway gates will open on Wednesday 4 October, sending the largest release of water down the Snowy River for the year. Environmental and community groups welcome this large environmental flushing flow and are holding the annual Snowy River Day to celebrate the occasion. Snowy River Alliance (SRA) chair […]

USL utilise drone to help survey tree dieback plots

Upper Snowy Landcare have moved into the new age by engaging a drone to help survey existing tree and shrub revegetation plots in the dieback region on the Monaro. Drone operator, Zachary Simpson, from ZRSPhotography ( has all the necessary tickets to operate his drones and obtains further approvals to […]

USL finish plot on Northam TSR

Upper Snowy Landcare, Monaro Native Tree Nursery and the Cooma Correctional Centre joined forces yesterday to finish off the job of planting trees at the Northam Travelling Stock Reserve, Berridale. All up 1220 local native trees and shrubs have been planted with a fertiliser tablet and guarded to protect them […]

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 […]

USL install Tree Dieback plot on Northam TSR

  Upper Snowy Landcare are delighted to announce it has commenced work to spend the very generous $33,000 Snowy Monaro Community Grant for revegetating two sites on Travelling Stock Reserves (TSR) in the dieback affected region. The first 1 ha revegetation plot will be installed on a section of the […]

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 […]