Local community called to help shape the Reconnecting River Country Program
08 Sep 2021
Private landholders are invited to share their local knowledge and expertise to help shape the future of the Reconnecting River Country Program.
The local community will be able to share their experiences and discuss key parts of the program, including flow rates and potential mitigation options, with Local Land Services field staff. Their feedback will help develop the program’s next phase.
Private landholders who live near rivers in the following areas are invited to take part:
- Hume to Yarrawonga (Murray River)
- Yarrawonga to Wakool Junction (Murray River)
- Murrumbidgee River (including Yanco Creek)
Launched earlier this month, the Reconnecting River Country Program aims to ensure water for the environment is delivered where and when it is needed in the southern connected Murray-Darling Basin, to improve the health and resilience of rivers, wetlands and floodplains.
During the program’s feedback phase, Local Land Services will consult with private landholders and owners.
For more information on how to provide feedback and on eligibility, visit: dpie.nsw.gov.au/reconnecting-river-country-program
Applications close 1 October 2021.
Murray Local Land Services is inviting landholders and community groups to apply for funding for wetland restoration projects.The ...
Grants of up to $10,000 availableHaving access to good quality water for people and livestock on farms is critical at any time. By...
Pig owners – learn how to make salami! (Jindera)
Murray Local Land Services invites you to come along to our salami making workshop where you will learn:how to make sala...View event
Farming Forecaster brings pasture production, soil moisture, local weather, and livestock performance information to you...View event
‘Getting Back to Basics’ Workshops – Soils, Pastures, and Farm Business Management (various locations)
The Murray Local Land Services Sustainable Agriculture Team is hosting a series of workshops throughout May and June acr...View event
How can I make better farm management decisions?
PRODUCTION ADVICE - MAY 2020 - THE BUSINESS OF FARMINGBy Adrian SmithSenior Land Services Officer, Mixed Farming Sys...
Quality water is top priority for livestock
PRODUCTION ADVICE - MARCH 2020 - ANIMAL HEALTHBy Adrian SmithSenior Land Services Officer, Mixed Farming System...