Western Murray Land Improvement Group, is a not-for-profit Landcare group and registered charity based in Barham, NSW, located beside the Murray River and operating across diverse bushland, agricultural, and floodplain landscapes. We were established in 2003 by a group of local farmers who recognised the importance of sustainable agriculture practices with a focus on local Landcare and management systems.
Today we have 9 locally employed staff, a committee of 11 members, and have held events and activities for 1,915 community members in the local area.
As a Landcare group we promote sustainable agriculture and responsible Natural Resource Management. We respond to community needs, recognising the unique challenges that our community of local landholders and farmers face.
We also support 13 local Landcare, producer and indigenous groups through a range of projects and mentoring services.
Our Coverage Area
Our area of operation covers approximately 750,000 ha within the Murray River Council Local Government Area.
What we do
Our projects range from capacity building workshops to promoting productivity and sustainable agricultural practices and on-farm best practice. '
We advocate for our community and help empower them to thrive. We assist in applying for funding that is of benefit to the whole community.
We have a proud record of delivering applied research, development and extension projects to our community.
We partner with local government, industry groups, state and federal agencies to provide community networking opportunities and develop projects which will benefit the local region.