Key agricultural activities in our arid region are wool growing, cotton, grains, grapes and stone fruits. There is also increasing goat and sheep meat production.
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Biosecurity officers are surveying landholders during March to gain an understanding of wild pig populations to help develop future control management plans.
Local Land Services Western Region is calling for participants in the 2015 autumn wild dog control program. Individual landholders have until 20 March to register for the program. There are two ways to become involved.
Nominations are open until 20 April in the 2015 Western Local Land Management Awards. Landholders and groups who are involved in caring for the environment are encouraged to enter the awards, which recognise initiative and dedication to improving the local landscape and natural resources. There are five categories, with prize money on offer in category.
Key achievements from Local Land Services' first year of operation are outlined in a publication that highlights statewide results as well as case studies from the 11 regions.
Four online tools are available to help landholders determine whether their clearing activities require approval.
- Sign up now for autumn wild dog control program
05 March 2015
- Weeds forum opens up dialogue
27 February 2015
- Nominations open for 2015 land management awards
25 February 2015
- Andrew joins the Hillston biosecurity office
24 February 2015
- Robynne joins the Cobar Biosecurity Office
13 February 2015
- White Cliffs landholder appointed advisory group chair
12 February 2015