eNews # 29

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In this edition, news, online training opportunities, funding and assistance from

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It's grief and I am feeling it too

Letitia Cross, Local Rural Adversity Mental Health ProgramCoordinator, recently published a great article entitled "It's grief and I am feeling it too".

"THIS year was going to be mine. I had said many times at the start of the year to friends that I had climbed the figurative mountain in the last few years. I had overcome some health challenges, family ill health, work difficulties, the fires were out and the drought was looking to turn. 2020 had to be good, easier. I was getting health, sport, balance and a sense of me back. Then COVID-19."

Read on at https://www.crrmh.com.au/blog/its-grief-and-i-am-feeling-it-too/


COVID-19 Mental Health Fact Sheet

Managing your mental health online through COVID-19 is a very extensive list of all of the reputable online supports for all things mental health at this challenging time. Print it off and stick it on your fridge! 



NFF 2020 Diversity in Agriculture Leadership Program

Applications for the National Farmers Federation 2020 Diversity in Agriculture Leadership Program have been extended until 5pm EAST Monday 13 April, 2020! 

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Webinar: Funding Opportunities How To

Funding Opportunities with Melanie Trethowan will show you how to find, apply, write and acquit grants. Register for this free webinar at https://www.yourexchange.co/event-details/the-change-week-2-funding-opportunities-w-melanie-trethowan


Webinar: Creating the best soil management zones for your farm

FarmLab Webinar: 10:00 AM – 11:00 Wednesday 8 April 2020

FarmLab helps agronomists and farmers better manage and view their soil. In this webinar we'll be diving into detail about how to create the best soil management zones for your purpose. 

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Webinar: What's possible now?

1 pm Tuesday, April 7, 2020

The next in the Back to Business webinar series is called "What's possible now? Personal and business direction". In this webinar, Alastair Rayner will discuss how to go about planning the pathway forward for your livestock business, following natural disaster. To register to attend, https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/5672430371507059979?source=SCNSW+EVENTS.

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Online Training Opportunities

https://regenfarming.news/training lists an enormous variety of online and hands on training opportunities all over the world, including right here! Check it out.


Funding and assistance

Ripper/mounder? Grass seed harvester?

Did you know that Northern Tablelands Local Land Services has a ripper-mounder and a grass seed harvester that are available to landholders to use for their projects?

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Wildlife & Habitat Bushfire Recovery Grants

Available: $1,000,000

Closing: 22 April, 28 May

Conservation groups, wildlife carers and community land managers can now access grants of up to $1 million for on-ground action to help bushfire affected wildlife and plants.

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Thunderbolt Vegetation Restoration Project

Funds: $99,996

Source: NSW Environmental Trust

A grant to the value of $100,000 has been awarded so that landholders in the Uralla district can restore habitat connectivity for threatened fauna and flora.

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Northern Tablelands Small Community Grants

Available: $5000

Closing: 13 March 2020

Northern Tablelands Local Land Services is currently offering Small Community Grants of up to $5000 for groups to do a number of of activities. Download the Guidelines here. Download the Application Form here.


The office of Southern New England Landcare is closed until further notice due to COVID-19.

All staff are working from home and we are still available on our regular work days to assist you.

Please contact us by leaving a message on the office phone 6772 9123
or by via email on mail@snelandcare.org.au.

Please stay safe during this very uncertain time.

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