Coffs Harbour Regional Landcare

Container Deposit Scheme – donate until May 26 to earn $$ for CHRL 

CHRL has been accepted as a local donation partner with Return and Earn.

For every eligible container returned from 25th February until 26th May, if you select “Donate to Coffs Harbour Regional Landcare”, CHRL will receive 10c.

This will only apply to the Reverse Vending Machine at Home Consortium Coffs Harbour (the former Masters Hardware site at 211 Pacific Highway)


Coffs Harbour Regional Landcare is an incorporated not for profit community organisation acting as the umbrella group for volunteers working at approximately 35 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 National Parks and Wildlife Service, by Coffs Harbour City Council or NSW Crown Lands.

2018 Coffs Harbour Regional Landcare Annual Award Winners

Our Annual Awards Day was held on Sunday 9th September. Our 20 Year Anniversary of being an incorporated organisation was also celebrated on the day. The Awards day was held at Karangi Public School and included a tour of the Karangi Landcare site.

Park Beach Dunecare

Congratulations to this year’s annual CHRL Award Winners.

The Dee Wallace Perpetual Award for Excellence by a Landcare Group recognises a volunteer group for it’s contribution to Landcare and to rehabilitating the environment. This award was won by Park Beach Dunecare who have been looking after a large strip of coastal vegetation between the Surf Club and the Hoey Moey for many years.Barry Powells

The Eileen Moody Memorial Award acknowledges and celebrates the outstanding efforts of individual local Landcare volunteers. This year the award was given to Barry Powells who is the current president of CHRL and convener of the Sawtell Landcare Group in recognition of his long term commitment to the management of CHRL.


As part of our 20 year celebration we also acknowledged two of our long term members, Ron Smith and John Ross by granting them life time membership to CHRL. Charlie England was also awarded a Certificate of Appreciation.

Some of our long standing members