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Healthy Landscapes | Healthy People | Healthy Communities
Let's celebrate.....people doing wonderful things to promote regenerative agriculture, positive partnerships, our picturesque surrounds, our fabulous communities and hear from some fantastic speakers. 

Central West Lachlan Landcare are hosting a Celebration Dinner on Friday, 6 April at Forbes Town Hall, From 6pm. Some of our local organisations will host displays in the Town Hall Concourse before dinner. Try some tastings, while you enjoy a refreshing beverage prior to dinner.

Speaking of dinner.....our caterers, Eat Your Greens, have a fabulous feast organised for us to compliment the fantastic speakers, followed by a Q & A. Our MC for the evening will be Mr Geoff Rice. More details on our speakers in the flier below.

Please note that dancing shoes are required! The New Normal will be entertaining us for the remainder of the evening.

A link for tickets will be distributed to our members and newsletter subscribers tomorrow (27/2) at 12pm and then they will be open to the general public on Wednesday (28/2) at 12pm.

Upcoming Workshops and Activities
Click the quick links.

26 February - CWLLS Rates Due
28 February - Forbes Community Funding Applications Due
4 March - International Women's Day (Parkes Services Club) 
8 March - International Women's Day (Lions Park, Forbes)
9 March - drumMUSTER at Parkes Waste Depot
17 March - Lachlan Area Suicide Prevention Network Launch
21 March - CWLL Monthly Meeting (Forbes Services Club)
24 March - Central West Landcare Team TITAN Mud Run
31 March - Tullamore Irish Festival
5 & 6 April - Transition to Soil Health Workshops - Bedgerabong (Forbes) & Coradgery (Parkes)
6 April - Celebration Dinner (Forbes Town Hall)
6 April - An Introduction to the Fungi of Central West NSW Farms and Forests (Dubbo)
1 May - Dick Richardson Workshop (Tullamore)
Early May - Barry Sampson Workshop (more details soon)
17 July 2018 - Deadline for Rural Assistance Authority Natural Disaster Loan applications for Back Yamma and Cookamidgera

2018 Central West Lachlan Landcare Committee Meetings in Parkes and Forbes Shires. See flier below for further details.
Central West Local Land Services Rates
Due today (26/2/2018)
Find out more at the CWLLS website HERE.

Quota International of Parkes Inc invites you to attend a Luncheon Celebrating International Women's Day 
Sunday 4 March 2018, 12 noon 
Parkes Services Club 
Theme for 2018: Press for Power 
Entertainment by Amitie and Cr Barbara Newton
Speakers Dr Kerrie Stewart and Yasmin Potts 
Tickets $30 by 27 February 2018
available at Absolutely Hair, 207 Clarinda Street Parkes 

Leave no woman behind
Thursday, 8 March, 7am - 9am
Lions Park, Lake Forbes Foreshore
With guest speaker, Jean Kittson, a multi-talented performer and writer. Jean Kittson is one of Australia's best known and most popular comedians, amusing audiences in theatre, film, print, ratio and television.
Tickets $25 and may be booked through
Marg is heading to Forbes at 6.30am. If you would like a lift, please contact her on 02 6862 4914 or email


TITAN Macquarie Mud Run Central West Team.
There is still time to join us!
Central West Lachlan Landcare are organising a Mud Run Team.
Find out more on our Facebook page.

with Dr Ash Martin
Central West Lachlan Landcare will be hosting two fantastic soil health workshops on 5 and 6 April 2018.
Dr Ash Martin from Australian Microbe Labs and Guy Webb from Agriwest will be providing practical information to increase your knowledge of the health of your soil and the steps that you can be taking to improve your outputs as a result of increasing soil health.
We are fortunate to have Tristan Steventon from Stevtech Precision Ag providing a drone presentation as part of the workshops.

Ash and Guy will also be two of our speakers at our Celebration Dinner.

Adavale Lane Hall (morning tea and lunch provided)

Bedgerabong Hall (morning tea and lunch provided)

RSVP is essential for catering purposes.
Contact Marg on 02 6862 4914/0418 611 053 or email
by Tuesday, 3 April 2018.
The ABCs for your IBCs
Do you have a store of Intermediate Bulk Containers (IBCs) on your property? There is an increasing number of landholders using bulk containers that are not recycled through the drumMUSTER system.
Find out more from the drumMUSTER Factsheet HERE.
An Introduction to the Fungi of Central West NSW Farms
and Forests with Alison Pouliot
Landcare in the Central West are running the following workshop on Friday 6 April 2018:
Friday, 6 April, between 10am - 4pm at the Dubbo Central West Local Land Services Board Room.
CLICK THIS LINK to find our more information about the workshop

01/25/2018 – Natural Disaster Declaration for Back Yamma and Cookamidgera

01/19/2018 – CWLL Onward into 2018 with gusto! 

01/05/2018 – 2018: Central West Lachlan Landcare Promoting Healthy Landscapes, People and Communities
or find out more here.

The Lachlan Area Suicide Prevention Network (LASPN)
Launch and Events
See the flier below for further information on the launch event at Bogan Gate Community Hall and Presentation from Dr Mark Worthing on Saturday, 17 March 2018.
I've got my tickets - have you got yours? 
Click here to access the Tullamore Irish Festival website.

Community Funding Program - Forbes

Forbes Shire Council is calling on all not-for-profit organisations, community and sporting groups to apply for Community Funding Program for the 2018-2019 financial year.

In alignment with the Forbes Shire Community Strategic Plan 2017 – 2027, all community funding will be allocated annually to fit in with the Council’s budget cycle.

Community Funding Program application forms can be collected from Council and copies will be distributed at the information night. Forms can also be downloaded from the Forbes Shire Council website, by following the quicklink on the left hand side. Forbes Shire Grant Funding page on Facebook also has a link to download the application form.

Applications will close on 28 February 2018. Find our more on the FSC website here.

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