The budding roots of a garden to empower Aboriginal women is just one of eight community projects given welcome fertilizer to thrive.
Tamworth Regional Landcare Association (TRLA) has awarded eight grants of $2500 for activities connected to the region, all with a focus on caring for the land.
With projects as diverse as the people behind them, TRLA President Paul Moxon was proud the money would support the environment and communities across the Tamworth and Liverpool Plains regions.
The project will include schools from across the North West and a video resource will be developed for the wider community.Penne Fraser
"It is so important to support our local Landcare community to build capacity and support a recovery from the recent hard years we have experienced as a region," he said.
Sustainable North West chairwoman Penne Fraser said the dollars would help their group continue to deliver environmental education activities.
"Sustainable North West helps people and businesses learn new ways to live and work more sustainably," she said.
Scheduled for 2021, their livestreamed film event aims to promote the best practice solutions to mitigate climate change and lead sustainable lives.
"The project will include schools from across the North West and a video resource will be developed for the wider community," she explained.
The other groups include river restoration by the Mcdonald River Restoration Group, an edible garden at the Youthie by Tamworth Regional Youth Council, Gomeroi Women's Landcare educational, cultural and environmental activities conducted by Gomeroi Yinaar Landcare Group.
The Nundle Library Garden Project by the Upper Peel Landcare Group,a Cultural Burning Project in the Liverpool Plains by Upper Mooki Landcare Group, a Village Revegetation Project done by the Wallabadah Community Association, and lastly to The Pub Angling Group to put interpretive signage and site works at the Jewry Street Landcare site.