November 2019

Coastcare Week December 2 – 8, 2019

Coastcare Week is an annual campaign acknowledging community groups around Australia who are contributing to the significant improvement of coastal and marine environments. Volunteers and groups work across the country in many different areas including estuaries, coastal and marine wetlands and river and salt marsh ecosystems.

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Tracking Mulloway life cycles

A community group based out of Mount Gambier is monitoring the interstate movement patterns of Victorian Mulloway. For the past three years, Nature Glenelg Trust has investigated broad-scale movement patterns of Mulloway with the Mulloway Tagging Project. The DNA...

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Coastcare on the Derwent

Over the past 19 years, Bellerive Bluff Land & Coastcare Group Inc has addressed the degradation, under-development and under-utilization of a 2-3 km section of the Derwent Estuary foreshore, from Hobart’s Waterfront Hotel to the western end of Bellerive Beach....

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September 2019

Zali Steggall MP regenerates the dunes for Landcare Week

Zali Steggall MP, the Federal member for Warringah, stepped out at Curl Curl Beach to support a community-planting event to mark Landcare Week, facilitated by Northern Beaches Council. It came after a successful event at Wentworth NSW on 3 September to mark 30 Years...

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Instead of complaining, we decided to take action

Last year concerns were raised with the local council over the eroding conditions of the dunes along Henley Beach. The council solution was to install a fence to prevent foot traffic from accessing them. Lisa Redman believed that there’s a more sustainable...

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Share your Coastcare Achievements

Landcare Australia is curating a collection of stories that exemplify the Coastcare ethos. If you have a story about a Coastcare project or person that has made or is making a difference to the environment and local community, we’d love to hear it!

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2019 Virgin Coastcare Award in Victoria

Victorian Wader Study Group (VWSG) landed the Virgin Coastcare Award at the 2019 Victorian State and Territory Landcare Awards which were held at Government House in Melbourne on Friday August 30th. This prestigious award recognises a community group or network...

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June 2019

February 2019

Summer by the sea

All abilities snorkelling at Beaumaris. Each year during the January school holidays, Coastcare Victoria, in partnership with Parks Victoria, coordinates the delivery of hundreds of free ‘Summer by the Sea’ activities to encourage the community to get out and discover...

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November 2018

Fund Landcare: a new way for Coastcare groups to fundraise

Funding. It’s an issue all Coastcare groups face: wanting to do more to care for our marine and coastal environments but not having the financial resources to make these projects happen. Landcare Australia wants to help Coastcare groups raise funds. Introducing Fund...

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Sharing stories of rescue to inspire other Coastcarers

Coastcarers have long been rescuing our marine environments and waterways, telling tall tales and true along the way. A new storytelling website is giving Coastcarers an opportunity to share their stories of what it’s like to clean-up a littered waterway, restore a...

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July 2018

Saying “NO” to light-weight plastic bags

The Fremantle Dockers and Coastcare have partnered for the 2018 AFL seaon in a bid to help protect our precious beaches. During 2018, the WA State Government introduced a ban on single-use light weight plastic bags. The Dockers and Coastcare collaborated on a...

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Rusty & Coastcare: helping keep our beaches beautiful

Global surf wear and surf board retailer, Rusty, have created a limited edition Rusty x Coastcare branded t-shirt to help support Coastcare volunteers throughout Australia. $5 from the sale of each t-shirt will go towards the Rusty Coastcare Grants Program, supporting...

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December 2017

Coastcare’s party of the summer

Tickets are available now for this summer’s Toast to the Coast, where on December 14th, Little Creature’s Elsie and Rusty are getting together to raise $10,000 for Coastcare; the funds will be given away in the form of Rusty and Elsie grants to Coastcare groups...

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June 2017

Send us you feedback and win an iPad

Help us serve our Landcare and Coastcare community by giving us your opinion! Your participation in our annual Landlink survey will only take a few minutes of your time, and will help us deliver content that better suits your needs. But hurry, the survey closes at...

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River Research Takes Centre Stage

Community groups, residents, and scientists came together recently on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland to collaborate around research into the Maroochy River. The Specks of Sand: Community, Science and Decision-Making Forum was a partnership between Coolum and North...

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Funding Opportunities for Coastcarers in NSW

Applications for the latest Coastal and Estuary Planning Grants offered by the New South Wales Office of Environment and Heritage close at the end of this month. These grants provide technical and financial support to local government to assist in managing coastal...

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