CHRL receives Landcare NSW Coastcare Award

Coffs Harbour Regional Landcare (CHRL) was one of three winners of the New South Wales Coastcare Award. The award was presented by Primary Industries Minister Niall Blair at the 2015 NSW Landcare Conference held in Orange from September 1st to 3rd.

The Coastcare award is awarded to a community group/ network for excellence in activities that have contributed to the significant improvement of local coastal and/or marine environments including estuaries, coastal and marine wetlands and salt marsh ecosystems.

CHRL representatives Elisabeth Edwards, Jude Turner & Lindy Davis receiving Coastcare Award from Minister Niall Blair

CHRL representatives Elisabeth Edwards, Jude Turner & Lindy Davis receiving Coastcare Award from Minister Niall Blair

The Acting Chair of North Coast Local Land Services, Mark Bulley, sent his congratulations to CHRL on winning this award. Mr Bulley said he was very impressed by the achievements and strong presence of North Coast Landcare representatives: “This recognition through the State level awards only reinforces the importance of Landcare to North Coast LLS and I hope that our relationship can prosper through the Regional Partnership Agreement and ongoing collaboration”.

All CHRL volunteers should be very proud of this achievement as they have all contributed to making CHRL such a success.