2017 Coffs Harbour Regional Landcare Awards
Eileen Moody Memorial Award for Individual Landcarer, Martin Horseman (Friends of Coffs Creek) with CHRL president Barry Powells and LLS Chairman Bob Smith
Dee Wallace Memorial Award for Landcare Group Kinchela Reserve (Helen Lawrence on left)
Coffs Harbour Regional Landcare is an incorporated not for profit community organisation acting as the umbrella group for volunteers working at approximately 40 sites in the Coffs Harbour Area. Membership of CHRL is open to everyone and the organisation is managed by an elected executive committee. Volunteers work on coastal sites within the Coffs Coast Regional Park, on council reserves or other public land managed by the Office of Environment and Heritage (National Parks and Wildlife Service), by the Coffs Harbour City Council or NSW Crown Lands.
2016 Green Globe Award for Jaliigirr Biodiversity Alliance
Coffs Harbour Regional Landcare is a partner in the Jaliigirr Biodiversity Alliance along with 20 other key natural resource management stakeholders. The purpose of the Alliance is to ensure that the biodiversity of the region is maintained in a changing climate – by protecting & enhancing landscape connections from our coastline & along the great escarpment. Recently the Jaliigirr Biodiversity Alliance won the 2016 Regional Sustainability Award at the NSW Green Globe Awards. The NSW Government’s Green Globe Awards celebrate excellence, success and innovation in environment and sustainability. This award recognises the Alliance’s leadership action to protect and restore our natural landscapes, the connections made with partners and the community and the consequent achievements in improving local biodiversity. Click here to find out more about the Jaliigirr Biodiversity Alliance.