Recent Articles

Landcare Green Day next week

Published 5 September 2014.

Watershed Landcare will be hosting it's 6th annual environmental expo next week.

Be inspired by region's gardens

Published 29 August 2014.

The days are getting longer, the wattles are in bloom and spring is almost upon us. It's time to get the vegetable beds ready for spring planting. What will you be growing on your patch?

Gearing up for Green Day with Large Green Cakes!

Published 22 August 2014.

With our keynote speaker confirmed, 611 students from 16 schools, 40 teachers, 17 presenters, 8 volunteers and 5 metres of green cake, Green Day planning is well and truly underway. It’s also less than 3 weeks away!...

What dung beetle is that?

Published 15 August 2014.

Dung beetle activity improves the fertility, aeration, water permeability, water holding capacity and biological activity in soils. Do you know which ones you have on your patch?...

Surfing scientist to make a splash

Pubished 8 August 2014.

Watershed Landcare are very pleased to announce that we have managed to secure the services of Ruben Meerman (aka the Surfing Scientist) as our keynote speaker at this year's Green Day and he’s set to make waves...

Interpreting your soil

Published 1 August 2014.

Have you ever had a soil test done, received the results back and wondered what it all meant?...

Green Day 2014 is growing near

Published 25 July 2014.

Green Day is turning 6 this year and once again is gearing up to have a jam-packed program...

Mudgee landholders develop soil RASH

Published 18 July 2014.

There is a strong, common thread developing in the “Get In Touch With Your Roots” workshop series, and no it is not the inevitable cold wind, but rather the overwhelmingly positive feedback from the participants!...

Using fire to manage the landscape

Published 11 July 2014.

The Australian continent has had a long history with fire. Evidence suggests that habitats have changed markedly since pre-European times, and that many plants and animals have been disadvantaged by these changes. Altered burning regimes have also lead to the incidence of higher intensity wildfires...

Healthy soils, healthy farms and Field Days lectures

Published 4 July 2014.

The Mudgee Small Farm Field Days are almost upon us. This year's field days will be on Friday 11 and Saturday 12 July at the Australian Rural Education Centre...