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Our local association is a community of ordinary people, who are working together to maintain the health of our local environment, and make a real difference to the future of our planet.

Tamworth Landcare Nursery

North West Landcarers

Landcare
Activities

Sustainable Agriculture


funding support

Did you know (TRLA) run an Annual Small Grants program for Landcare activities connected to the Tamworth region.

Volunteer Landcare and Grassroots Community groups can apply up to $2,500 for activities that meet an objective of TRLA’s strategic plan with eight successful projects being awarded funds from across the region.

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Our members often say that when you become part of Landcare, you’re not just joining a group, you’re becoming part of a family. The concept is so compatible with Australian culture it’s hard not to get involved! By becoming a TRLA member, you’ll be supporting our work, learning new skills, becoming part of the solution, and helping to make a difference for the future.

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together we can make a difference

farmers and landholders
tree planting service

Ideal erosion control and riparian rehabilitation, dam plantings and tree corridors.

  • Improve shade and decrease wind in paddocks
  • Increased pollinators and predatory insects to improve crop yield
  • Our plants are grown from seeds collected from local endemic species which survive the local climate and provide native habitat to local fauna
  • Tax deductible* capital improvement on farm
  • Over 55 years’ experience and knowledge in native tree planting in the North West.

$13 per tree including tree guards & labour. Minimum of 24 trees.
Book your tree planting service with Peter: pete@trla.org.au
*Pending tax circumstance

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Bush Tucker Workshop

Embark on a captivating journey of discovery as we delve into the realm of Traditional Australian Bush Tucker at our upcoming event. Led by our esteemed Nursery Manager, Paul Moxon, this immersive experience will unveil the secrets of iconic plants such as Scurvy Weed, Darling Lily, Native Raspberry, and the elusive Chocolate Lily and Vanilla Lily. Delve into the rich cultural heritage intertwined with these indigenous plants as we learn about traditional harvesting methods, sustainable cultivation practices, and the profound significance they hold in Australian history. Join us as we deepen our appreciation for the land and its traditional bounty


Grant writing and Project management Workshop

Attention all community groups!
Are you eager to turn your innovative ideas into impactful projects but unsure where to start? Join us for an exclusive Grant and Project Writing Workshop!
Book your ticket here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/.../project-management-and...
In this interactive workshop, you'll learn:

The fundamentals of grant writing
Strategies for crafting compelling project proposals
Tips for effective project management
Q&A session with experienced professionals

Limited spots available, so reserve yours now


Landcare Learning

Come and join us for our first Landcare Learning of 2024. We will be learning about Nature's Nooks: Urban Gardens Creating Haven for Both People and Wildlife. Our guest speaker is Eliza, a 32-year-old mother of two and part-time Medical Sonographer, resides in Tamworth with her husband Doug and children, Arthur and Freya. Settling in Tamworth in 2019, they constructed a resilient home in Moore Creek Gardens amidst drought and bushfires, prioritizing adaptability to extreme weather. Nell Chaffey will also do a short presentation on habitat stepping stones.