NATIVE NIGHTLIFE STAKEOUTA native nightlife stakeout was held on Saturday 24 September at 9 Mile Reserve Table Top. Over 100 people registered their interest in attending however there was a cut-off with numbers having to be kept to 50. The ages attending ranged from 2 to over 62 years with people coming from across the […]

Free Native Plants

The free native plant giveaway has now closed. We had an excellent response from the community with over 200 plant orders received. There is a box out the front of the Thurgoona Community Centre to Collect the empty plant trays.   Thank you to all those who put in an order helping increase habitat for […]

Water, Drought and You

December 1 group members were treated to presentations about water from two renowned local experts.Professor Max Finlayson, wetland ecologist and Director of the Institute for Land, Water and Society at Charles Sturt University, discussed the variability of water in southern Australian landscapes. He noted the agricultural importance of storing and using water, but also some […]

History of The Woolshed Thurgoona Landcare Group

“Landcare” developed in the 1980s as a means of bringing together farmers, conservationists, government agencies and others to work together on practical projects to improve the sustainability of land management in Australia. A key feature of Landcare is its emphasis on local needs being addressed by local communities. Although some attempts were made to establish […]

Statement of Purpose

Vision Community working together for a healthy natural environment Mission To maintain the health and productivity of land and water within the boundaries of the Woolshed Creek/Thurgoona area. This is to be achieved through: Setting clear, timely and measurable biophysical and social objectives. Collaborating with other organisations to achieve common goals. Information exchange to increase […]


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Thurgoona Bioblitz May 2012

Almost 300 local residents including five schools got involved in the inaugural Thurgoona Bioblitz 2012, a two day community wildlife event held on 18th & 19th May. The event was co-ordinated by the Slopes2Summit (S2S) partnership and the Woolshed Thurgoona Landcare Group.  The event was a huge success, involving 36 separate surveys resulting in over […]