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The Upper-Shoalhaven Landcare Council is an incorporated association of Landcare volunteers with a mission to promote and support Landcare throughout the Upper-Shoalhaven and Upper-Deua catchments. We recognise the diversity of people, land-use and landscapes in our local areas and strive to provide an inclusive approach to all members of our local community.

We work to help local Landcare groups and individual landholders throughout the catchment to create and maintain healthy and productive landscapes. We strive to build cooperative relations with other organisations working within our region to provide beneficial outcomes for our members and the wider Upper-Shoalhaven community. We provide community representation and oversight on a diverse range of projects and services being delivered in our area.

Upper Shoalhaven Landcare Council is an association dedicated to including a range of views on landscape management, on conservation, and on farming within our approaches and activities. As of December 2016 our executive committee members are:

  • Ben Gleeson (President)
  • Phil Shoemark  (Vice President)
  • Sarah Merriman (Secretary)
  • Ryan Lungu (Treasurer)
  • Ken Moran (Ordinary Member)
  • Phil Thackway (Ordinary Member and Public Officer)
  • Simone Horn (Landcare Support)
  • Rebecca Klomp (Local Landcare Coordinator)

Contact Us:

We can be contacted by

email: upper.shoalhaven@gmail.com
post:  PO Box 97, Braidwood, NSW
Phone: inquiries can be made via the USLC and Local Land Services Braidwood Office by calling: (02)4842 2594 OR 04 5615 2574

Or drop into to say hello at the South East Local Lands Office, 42 Ryrie Street, Braidwood.
The Landcare support staff work on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursday.


Stay in touch with our activities by subscribing to this blog, our Twitter feed (@uppershoalhaven), or our Facebook profile (UpperShoalhaven Landcare). Email upper.shoalhaven@gmail.com if you would like to receive our monthly email update of events or a copy of our quarterly newsletter, ‘The Landcare Perspective’. The Perspective is available in electronic and hardcopy formats.

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