A Gulf Savannah Landcare Group

Katherine Landcare Group

About Katherine Landcare Group

The Katherine Landcare Group is a small but dedicated team of Katherine locals who are interested in helping to manage the environmental impacts on private land and within the Katherine River corridor in collaboration with landholders and responsible agencies.

Our goals

  • To assist private landholders to better manage their patch through education and collaboration, 
  • Produce information and educational materials aimed the Katherine region landholders and community members, 
  • Provide land management mentoring to younger members of the Katherine community.

Group activities

  • Landcare open days,
  • Working bees,
  • Hands on weed management in the Katherine River corridor and private land; 
  • Producing an app that will inform users of natural and cultural resource management issues, 
  • Plant and animal identification and recreational opportunities around the ‘River-link’ trail;
  • Field days and excursions to relevant locations in the region; 
  • Information displays in the Katherine community; 
  • Collaboration with community groups to better inform local residents of the need for appropriate management of the Katherine River corridor. 

The Katherine Region

300km south of Darwin, the Katherine Region encompasses the majestic Katherine River. It is a popular tourist destination for its natural and cultural attractions including Nitmiluk (Katherine Gorge), Leilyn (Edith Falls) and Cutta Cutta Caves.  Traditional Owners of the region include the Jawoyn, Dagoman and Wardaman people.

quote Clare Pearce

Charmaine from KLG weeding out Noogoora Burr Charmaine from KLG weeding out Noogoora Burr

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