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.

  • Jo TuckerVIC

    Jo Tucker was one of the first people in our district to carry out Landcare work. Jo and his partner Kathy have done a lot of revegetation work on their property, both by direct seeding and planting tubestock.

  • Roger NieldSA

    Roger’s awareness of the need for landcare began on his family farm, at Mangalo, in the hills 20 km north of Cleve on Eyre Peninsula. Roger has undertaken an incredible range of volunteer conservation activities across South Australia and in Canberra.

  • Joe KeynesSA

    Joe Keynes was a pioneer of Landcare, and over the last 30 years he has played a key role in spreading the Landcare message at a local, regional, state and national level.

  • Gerry ButlerSA

    Gerry Butler has made a 25 year contribution to driving Landcare initiatives and building the capacity of the community to manage natural resources.

  • Beryl BelfordSA

    Beryl’s passion for the environment has encompassed volunteering at a paddock, regional and state level.

  • Don RoweVIC

    Don Rowe is a leading Landcarer in the Upper Hopkins. He was the inaugural secretary / treasurer of the Upper Hopkins Land Management Group and was responsible for the group’s first successful grant application.

  • Ian StringerVIC

    Ian has spent the last 65 years farming his property at Forge Creek. He has been part of the evolution of farming practice changes.

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