Rivers, plains, mountains and forests make our region diverse. Key activities are cereal production, especially rice, dairy, fruit, vegetable and wool production.
Farmers are advised that blue green algae has been found in some dams and waterways in the region. Blue green algae can produce toxins which are harmful and potentially fatal to livestock.
Community groups and individuals in the Billabong Yanco region are invited to apply for funding under the Billabong Yanco Community Grants program. Grants of up to $10,000 are available for projects that celebrate and interact with our local landscapes, culture and produce.
The rates you pay to Local Land Services allow your local region to fund the services it provides to landholders and contribute to other important statewide functions.
Four online tools are available to help landholders determine whether their clearing activities require approval.
The Australian Government and industry is about to boost rabbit bio-control effectiveness in Australia. The RHDV K5 virus is the next proposed next bio-control agent to be released in the country. This release will be coordinated by the Invasive Plants and Animal Committee in consultation with Australian Wool Innovation and Meat and Livestock Australia. Click to find out how to get involved.
A list of upcoming events from around the region.
- Have your say in tackling pest problem
27 April 2016
- Be aware of 'stowaways' in fodder
22 April 2016
- Local Landcare Coordinators in place in Murray
01 April 2016
- Grants to promote Billabong Yanco region
22 March 2016
- Workshops focus on rangeland pasture management
16 March 2016
- New Local Landcare Coordinators hold first meeting at Stockton
15 March 2016