Landcare Hero Honour Roll

The Landcare Hero Honour Roll seeks to promote, acknowledge and celebrate the considerable contributions of those who have been involved in Landcare for 25 years or more. Whether you are a farmer, part of a local group, still involved as an individual landcarer or have hung up your weeding gloves, we want to honour you.

If you would like to share your experiences or know someone who deserves to be celebrated, make your nomination today.

  • Pat SmithVIC

    Pat was a foundation member of the Raymond Island Landcare Group and was involved in the group’s First Revegetation Project, now known as The Patch.

  • Rowan SmithVIC

    Rowan was a foundation member of the Raymond Island Landcare Group and worked extensively to eradicate weeds from the foreshore.

  • Adrian RathjenVIC

    Adrian was a committee member of the South Gippsland Tree Group (late 1980’s). This group did a lot of koala revegetation work at Sandy point and Yanakie.

  • Bill LoughridgeVIC

    Bill is a Landcare Champion in the Mt Lyall area. He has been a dedicated Landcare member of the Mt Lyall Landcare Group since its inception in 1991.

  • Lyn MichardVIC

    Lyn is a pioneer of Landcare as a founding member of the Mt Lyall Landcare Group in 1991

  • John ChesterSA

    John performed a pivotal role in facilitating the active participation of aboriginal communities on one of the most extensive Indigenous landcare programs in Australia.

  • Dennis & Rosalie StringerVIC

    Dennis & Rosalie Stringer have been farming on their property beside the Gippsland Lakes for over 50 years, they have managed their property following Landcare Practices for much of this time – weed control, rabbit control, shelter belts, retained stands of magnificent old Red Gums, rotation grazing and managing soil health.

  • Know someone who deserves to be on the Honour Roll?