Resources for Rural Communities
Here you will find resources for those who live in a rural enviroment, landowners, farmers and graziers. You can find resources on Climate Change and how to manage climate change on your property on our Climate Change Resource page
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Some of the links are to external sites.
The attached document was prepared by Hugh Williams from workshops he has run and provides information to assist with Sustainable Agriculture.
The Invasive Animals CRC creates new technologies and integrated strategies to reduce the impact of invasive animals on Australia’s economy, environment, and people.
The voice of Australian organics. Keep networked and informed as part of Australia's largest organic network.
Information on Sustainable Agriculture, what its about, and how you, as the farmer or grazier can help achieve it.
Information on the Native Grasses that are found and used in the Hunter Region.
Native Vegetation management - provided by the Depeartment of Environment & Heritage. View the various topics in the menu on the left of the screen.
The Weed's News is a publication by the School of Biological Sciences at Monash University and is published on a regular basis. It contains information on Australian and some overseas weed species.
Communities in Landscapes
Communities in Landscapes works with communities, individuals and other NRM agencies to integrate conservation and production across box-gum Woodlands to maintain and enhance biodiversity.
An overview of Landcare's CarbonSMART program, which offers landholders ongoing income in return for growing and maintaining vegetation on their land.
These guidelines provide background information to assist landholders to identify remnants of Lower Hunter Spotted Gum-Ironbark Forest.
An article by Dr Maarten Stapper of the CSIRO on Sustainable Farming Systems