2017 National Private Land Conservation Conference in Hobart, TAS

The dates are set for the 2017 National Private Land Conservation Conference! When: 18-20 October, 2017 Where: Hobart Function and Conference Centre, Hobart, Tasmania The theme will be Valuing Nature and there’ll be a diverse and engaging spread of expert speakers. More information coming soon via the conference website. Ink in the dates – and book… Read more »

Conference Presentations Online

Missed the 2016 National Private Land Conservation Conference?  Or perhaps you want to revisit a presentation from the event, or one you couldn’t get to during a concurrent session? Presentations are now online for your reading pleasure. Thanks to conference sponsors, organisers and to everyone who attended the event. ALCA hopes to see you in… Read more »

Last days for conference tickets

There’s only a few days left to get tickets for the 2016 National Private Land Conservation Conference, 24-25 November at the NAB Arena Auditorium, Melbourne, #PLCConf16. Check out the full program booklet with speakers’ bios and abstracts. Don’t miss this great gathering of conservationists, academics, scientists, practitioners and policy makers, bought to you by the ALCA. Conference, dinner… Read more »

Conference Dinner Speaker Announced

Sean Dooley, author, editor of Australian Birdlife magazine, social commentator, bird watching comedian and conservation advocate will be the guest speaker at the 2016 National Private Land Conservation Conference dinner (Thu 24 Nov). Held at hospitality training facility, the William Angliss Conference Centre, the evening will be a great opportunity for conference delegates to continue the day’s… Read more »

Registrations open for the 2016 National Private Land Conservation Conference

Join the Australian Land Conservation Alliance (ALCA) at the 2016 National Private Land Conservation Conference (24 – 25 Nov with workshops on 23 Nov) at the National Australia Bank Arena, 700 Burke Street Docklands Melbourne. Conservation leaders, practitioners and supporters from across Australia and offshore, will traverse current issues, opportunities and innovations impacting private land conservation. Download the… Read more »

Tasmanian Land Conservancy on the ABC 7.30 Report – Taking custody of a slice of Tasmania’s wilderness with a revolving fund

ABC Tasmania’s 7:30 Report featured the Tasmanian Land Conservancy’s Revolving Fund on Friday 15 November 2013. We hope many of you had a chance to catch it, even if just to see our Conservation Programmes Officer, Jim Mulcahy, engage in a little slapstick on the property! Through our revolving fund, we purchase important private properties… Read more »

Coastal Emu spotted in the Bundjalung State Conservation Area (NSW)

Jimmy Malecki from The Bog near Casino has spotted the endangered Coastal Emu on his property. Jimmy and Richard have 96 acres of beautiful bush near the Bundjalung State Conservation Area. Coastal emus are one of the most rare and isolated species in Australia. Listed as endangered under the NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995,… Read more »

Trust for Nature (Victoria) launches Statewide Conservation Plan for Private Land

Tuesday August 26th, the Trust for Nature Victoria launched the Statewide Conservation Plan for Private Land in Victoria. More than 70 people came to La Trobe Wildlife Sanctuary to share in the launch of the Plan. The Minister for Environment & Climate Change, Ryan Smith MP, officially launched the Plan; with a Welcome to Country… Read more »

Hazard reduction burn and conservation go hand in hand in Victoria

The Naring Fire Brigade carried out an ecological burn on Trust for Nature’s Naringaningalook Grassland property in July 2012. The significant 18 ha grassland site is a great example of the now endangered northern plains grassland and grassy woodland vegetation types. The property contains 122 different recorded native plants,11 of which are listed as rare… Read more »

Launch of the Australian Land Conservation Alliance website

The Australian Land Conservation Alliance is excited to announce the launch of its new website! If you have news, upcoming events, or stories about private land conservation that you would like to share, please get in touch.