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Border Landcare Organic Group   [BLOG]
The Border Landcare Organic Group was formed during the winter of 2002.
Every month members meet either at the home of one of the members for activities such as a farm walk, group discussions, interesting speakers, working bees, or we may go on a bus trip to places further afield.
These are generally held on the fourth Saturday of the month, and start at 10am EST.
Talk or activity starts at 11am sharp with lunch about 12.30pm.
Bring lunch to share, cup/glass/plates etc and a seat.
Don’t forget your hat!  If unsure of directions, ring one of the contacts listed below.

Information on Membership and Membership Form (PDF - 174KB).

BLOG membership for the 2015 to 2016 financial year expired on 30 June 2016 and will totally finish on 30 September 2016 at the latest. Renewal fees for the current 2016 to 2017 year are as follows-

$15 single or $20 per couple or family- and can be paid at the next outing.

To pay see Rex

or pay at Granite Borders Landcare Office, Martin Street Tenterfield

or mail to BLOG, PO Box 400 Tenterfield, NSW, 2372. 




These are individual seminars but we recommend you come to all three

Saturday 25 March-Presenter Carolyn Ditchfield B Ag Sc, Agronomist

SOIL HEALTH essential nutrients, balancing minerals, soil food web.

PLANT HEALTH chemical Vs organic growing, pests and diseases.

ANIMAL HEALTH nutrition from plants which comes from soil.

Saturday 22 April-Presenter Carolyn Ditchfield B Ag Sc, Agronomist

HUMAN HEALTH flows on from soil, plant and animal health.

-         food quality today, processed foods, additives.

-         impact on gut biome.

-         the healthy gut story and its implications.

Saturday 20 May-Presenter Nathan Rose B HSc (Nat) ,Technical Ed Mgr,Metagenics

MENTAL HEALTH – stress and natural remedies.

-      depression, anxiety, psychosis, ADHD & addictions (incl ‘soft’ or ‘non-substance’ abuse, e.g. social media dependency, shopping and gambling) and deficiencies and remedies.

VENUE for all 3 Events: Wallangarra Railway Café, Rockwell St, Wallangarra.

TIMES: Registration 9.00 (Qld time), start 9.30, finish 3.30.

REGISTRATION ESSENTIAL, at least a week before event, ph 02 6736 3500

COST: $20 per person per seminar,  Discount for BLOG Members $15 per person per seminar.

 INCLUDES Morning Tea and Lunch.



Please Note:    Memberships

Either post to BLOG, P.O. Box 400, Tenterfield, N.S.W. 2372,  pay in person at the GBL Office, Martin St., Tenterfield or see Rex at the next BLOG Field Day.

Those members on BLOG’s Resource List are reminded that they must be financial to remain on the list. 

If there are any queries, please phone Rex on 02 6736 4259. 

Introduction to BLOG website.
Throughout the website words or phrases that are the colour blue mean that if you click on them you will be taken to the relevant page or reference or email address. An example of this is if you clicked , you could send an email to the BLOG website coordinator.
The BLOG website has many different pages with information about the different activities enjoyed by BLOG members.
This Home page has    
Upcoming Activities   -    activities planned for the next few months,
Committee Members and Contacts for BLOG activities &
Other pages on the website include
Previous Activities     An archive of activities that BLOG has run over the past years,
Resource List             Local suppliers of local organic products and services.
Fact Sheets                various fact sheets dealing with organics, landcare, biodynamics and other similar topics.     
Contacts and Committee Meetings
Committee Meetings:
Are held monthly, usually on the second Thursday.  
All BLOG members are committee members, if they choose. If you want something put on the agenda, please contact a committee member, or come along.
     Committee  contacts
     Ring for info on updates, activities or directions to activities,
  • Rex Maddocks                 02 6736 4259
  • Douglas Fox                     07 4685 3130
  • John & Julie Lindsay        07 4681 2729
  • Anne & Kevin Jones        07 4685 3379
  • Mary Baillie & Glen French  07 4681 4662
  • email
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