Landholders want to restore, conserve and protect sensitive areas such as riparian zones on there properties. However, they are often faced with a number of big hurdles such as not knowing where to start or what approach to take, not having access to good learning resources and not having sufficient money to carry out their conservation efforts (and keep maintained). Overwhelmed, the problem is left and over time the problem gets worse.
Armed with funding from the Australian Government (A Biodiversity Fund Project), the 'Greater Hastings building resilience through riparian landscapes links project' allowed Hastings Landcare Inc. the opportunity to reach out to landholders helping them achieve their conservation goals in riparian zones. Hastings Landcare Inc helped landholders overcome their project challenges by giving them assistance wherever possible, visiting projects whenever needed and sharing any observations, providing or sharing learning resources and helping find solutions to any problems that arose during the project.
Landholder feedback says it all;