Small Grants Projects

2024 Projects

Native Species Worksop 

Upper Mooki Landcare Groups partner with Willow Tree and Blackville Public School to present  native species workshop for all pupils by Mr Phil Sparke, Ecologist.

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2023 Projects

Peel River Restoration Project

Woolomin Public School restoring part of the Peel River in Woolomin. 

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NTWC Saving Wildlife 

Northern Tablelands wildlife carer Jaenina has been busy saving wildlife in Tamworth.

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Creek Regeneration Project

McCarthy Catholic College students have been removing South African Thornbushes.

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Vegetable Garden Rehabilitation 

The main goal of this project was to rehabilitate the Billabong Clubhouse community vegetable garden, which had become rundown and underutilized, with the aim of encouraging members to re-engage with our gardening group and promote sustainable gardening practices. 

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Latest News

Wallabadah water forum


Following on from our first forum, we present

Dr Judi Earle & Professor Martin Thoms to progress discussion on best practices for water and land management. Wallabadah Public School, 3rd August 2024, 8:30 - 12:30. Catering by Wallabadah P & C. Free Event

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Habitat augmentation

Join us for an engaging and hands-on workshop on artificial habitats and their importance in conservation on July 25th at Bendemeer Town Hall. Learn about modular nest box systems, specialized habitat solutions, and participate in field installations of various habitat structures. This is a fantastic opportunity to deepen your understanding of sustainable practices and make a tangible impact on our local wildlife. Click the Eventbrite link to register and find out more. Bring your gloves and passion for conservation—we look forward to seeing you there!

Exciting New Resources for Education and Youth in the North West Region

Exciting New Resources for Education and Youth in the North West Region

We are thrilled to announce that Tamworth Regional Landcare is embarking on an exciting new initiative to establish resources aimed at education and youth engagement in North West NSW. Our goal is to inspire and empower the younger generation to take an active role in landcare and environmental stewardship.

Counting Koalas

Tamworth Regional Landcare have embarked on an exciting new project. To count Koalas in the region as part of a country wide initiative funded by WIRES. With the use of a drone equipped with a high resolution thermal camera we are seeking out individual koalas camped high in the canopy of their eucalypt forest habitat.

Junior Landcare Family Fun!

The winter school holidays are fast approaching. We have created a free guide for some awesome Junior Landcare activities you can do right at home that are perfect for colder times of the year.

Caring for a native garden in winter

Sure is cold down here at the minute in Willow Tree!   

Having moved to a “Plantswomans” garden with a LOT of native plants, I thought I better do a bit of research and see if there were any essential tasks I need to keep in mind.  Luckily, it seems pretty simple… there are a few photos below, and I take NO credit for the garden! 

Photo Competition now open

Submit your entry by Friday, August 9th | ONLINE

Join Our Exciting Photo Competition! 

Theme: Water in the Landscape 

Are you passionate about photography and the natural beauty of our landscape? We invite you to participate in our photo competition and capture the essence of "Water in the Landscape." This theme aims to highlight the vital role of water in our environment and inspire awareness and appreciation of our natural surroundings. 

What are the benefits of native bees and what can you do attract them to your garden?

If you want flowers or fruits in your garden, they'll need pollinating, and native bees are among Australia's most powerful pollinators.

Landcare Australia seeks NSW landholder/s interested in participating in a large direct seeding project

Landcare Australia is looking for a landholder/s who would be interested in participating in a large direct seeding project, in collaboration with one of our corporate partners, to plant 44,444 trees in 2025.

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.


together we can make a difference

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.