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Pest and weed funding now available
Hunter land managers and community groups are encouraged to apply for funds through the Australian Government's $3 million 2015-2016 Pest and Weed Drought Funding program to tackle feral pests and weeds. Read more
Seasonal conditions looking
good for the Hunter

Every month Local Land Services cropping, livestock and biosecurity experts gather information from more than 350 land managers, based on conditions in their regions. 

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Applications sought for grazing permits on Hunter TSRs
A number of Travelling Stock Reserves are still available in the Hunter and are being offered to farmers to increase their livestock or grazing options up to 31 December 2018. 
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New Local Landcare Coordinators across the Hunter
Five new Local Landcare Coordinators are being recruited and will commence work in the Hunter region in March. 
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Hunter Regional Landcare Scholarships 2016
Applications are now open for four Hunter Regional Landcare scholarships, available to students of natural resource management and agriculture. 
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A new wave of moorings in
Lake Macquarie

Hunter Local Land Services is offering a 50% rebate to Lake Macquarie mooring holders to upgrade their conventional block and chain moorings to more environmentally friendly designs. 
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A reminder about feral pig disease risks
A recent spate of Brucella suis infections in hunting dogs in the Upper Hunter is a serious reminder of the ever-present disease threat posed by feral pigs. 
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Upcoming events
Improving irrigation and pumping efficiency workshop - 8 March, Aberdeen
Environmentally Friendly Moorings information session - 8 March, Belmont
Koorangang volunteer planting day - 20 March, Kooragang Wetlands
Rural resilience and seasonal conditions workshop - 22 March, Taree
Lower Hunter open community session - 22 March, Mulbring 

Beef marketing day - 8 April, Singleton
Estuary Family Festival - 17 April,
Kooragang Wetlands
Check our upcoming events on our website for a full list of field days, workshops and community events in your area.

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