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Donate Now to Remnant Care
June 22, 2017June 26, 2017
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Donate Now to Remnant Care

This year we celebrate 25 years of success. We have delivered 45 projects worth $5,000000 in value, worked on the restoration of 600 ha of remnants and facilitated the planting of 1,500,000 trees which is restoring 300ha of rainforest. The availability of regular government funding that can be accessed for our critically important conservation work...

About the Big Scrub
June 1, 2017December 7, 2017
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About the Big Scrub

Australia was covered with ancient rainforest some 40 million years ago when it split off from the southern supercontinent of Gondwana. As Australia drifted north and the climate dried, the rainforest contracted to the wet tropics, a small are in the moist subtropics and high-rainfall temperate areas, principally in Tasmania. The Big Scrub was the...

About Us
June 1, 2017December 7, 2017
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About Us

Big Scrub Landcare’s mission is to restore and care for our critically endangered rainforest. Founded in 1992, we are one of the largest Landcare groups in the country with more than 400 members and many supporters. We are the voice of the rainforest. We talk to and work with governments, business, private landholders, community organisations...

Fundraising
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Fundraising

Raising funds for our on-ground work and other programs is a vital activity. We were very successful in obtaining government grants in the past, raising $5 million over the past 20 years. However, with changing political priorities and budgetary pressures, we can no longer be reliant on government for funding. We have therefore changed the...

Community Engagement
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Community Engagement

We engage with key stakeholders in our Remnant Care and Remnant Expansion programs. This includes local councils, NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service, Rous County Council, other Landcare groups, landholders, schools and the community in planning and implementing lowland rainforest restoration and community engagement events. This engagement continues to facilitate outcomes in rainforest restoration. Activities...

Re-establishing Rainforest
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Re-establishing Rainforest

The Re-establishing Rainforest Program is about restoring rainforest on land that was cleared long ago. We work with landholders to restore rainforest by planting and natural regeneration to create new patches of rainforest, to expand existing remnants, to connect remnants and to convert camphor laurel forest and other weed infested areas to rainforest. This increase...