GBCMA Community NRM Awards

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Congatulations to Merton Landcare Group (Group Award) and Paringa Livestock (Sustainable Farming Award).

Community NRM Group Award

This award is made to an outstanding community group that is working towards enhancing or protecting am area on behalf of the community..

Merton Landcare Group The Merton Landcare Group was fromed in1992 by local property owners who were interested in improving the environmental sustainability of the land and reducing the effects of land degredation in Merton and adjoining area.

Since its conception, the group has been involved in promoting, developing and implementing strem and land management practices on private and public land.

The group also undertakes activities that involve as many as possible across the Merton community.

 Current Projects

  • Biodiversity Project
  • Shared Pathways Project
  • Merton - Cathkin Blackberry Action Group
  • Weeds Project
  • Goulburn River High Country Rail Trail
  • Merton Matters Newsletter
  • New Year's Day Races


Sustainable Farming Award

This award recognises a primary producer, or enterprise who implements innovative practices or activities to improve natural resource management and productivity outcomes

Paringa Livestock,

Tom and Olivia Lawson