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Upland Wetlands Incentive

WetlandCare Australia, now merged with Conservation Volunteers Australia (CVA),  and the Northern Tablelands Local Land Services are continuing their successful partnership working with landholders to manage and restore wetlands on their properties for improved farming efficiency as well as ecological outcomes.

Through this partnership we have been working with local farmers since 2013 to improve the value and health of land around Little Llangothlin Lagoon. This project has expanded to encompass other important areas within the region, working with interested landholders.

This project is delivering outcomes for agricultural production and a win for the environment. Wetland restoration projects incorporating farm management infrastructure can improve the availability and quality of water and pasture for stock, reduce erosion and increase farming efficiency. Such projects also provide habitat for native animals and plants and recover important native vegetation communities.

This project is part of the $25 million of National Landcare Programme investment that Local Land Services is delivering to boost farm gate productivity and improve environmental health across NSW and part of the $26.5 million of Catchment Action NSW investment that Local Land Services is delivering to enable better management of our water, soil, vegetation, biodiversity and cultural heritage.

For more information about this project, contact our Ballina office.

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