|Campbelltown Landcare was established in 1994 to work in partnership with Council to protect areas of indigenous vegetation within Campbelltown Council reserves. Since it's inception, the group has made a valuable contribution to the management of biodiversity in a number of Council reserves.
Through a partnership with Council, Campbelltown Landcare now concentrate all of their efforts on working to restore the indigenous vegetation and habitat values of Wadmore Park / Pulyonna Wirra. Wadmore Park / Pulyonna Wirra is the best example of biodiversity within the City.
Campbelltown Landcare have successfully attracted State Government funding for projects that benefit Wadmore Park - Pulyonna Wirra and the Council area, including:
Download the Campbelltown Landcare Work Agenda 2013(573 kb) to see when the group will next be working in Wadmore Park / Pulyonna Wirra.
The SA Urban Forest Biodiversity Program aims to conserve the biodiversity of greater Adelaide - from Gawler to Willunga - from the coast to the Adelaide Hills.
The program supports communities, schools and Councils to protect our remaining remnant vegetation by providing:
Council has a number of revegetation projects throughout the Council area that are supported by the Urban Forest Biodiversity Program through the SA Urban Forest - Million Trees Program.
The following sites have been rehabilitated using local indigenous vegetation:
Our Patch is a program to support school and community groups in local revegetation and on-ground environmental projects. School and community groups that want to participate in revegetation projects can "adopt a patch" of their own or join an existing Our Patch group. All groups have access to technical advice and support from an Our Patch Project Officer.
Our Patch groups often work in close partnership with the KESAB Patawalonga and Torrens Waterwatch Program, for activities such as water monitoring, and the Urban Forest Biodiversity Program for funding support.
There are currently 8 Our Patch sites within the Campbelltown Council area. To view these sites or to find out more about Our Patch please click here to visit the Our Patch website.