Landcare offers opportunity and discovery

Bellbrae farmer Murray Johns’ role as the Surf Coast and Inland Plains Network (SCIPN) Landcare facilitator was not a career the farmer had envisaged.

As the part time network facilitator for the past two and a half years he now combines this role with running a 310-hectare property that has been in his family since the 1960s.

Mr Johns said he'd never considered a career in Landcare, but the oppourtnity to return to study agricultural science on a scholarship at Melbourne University during the height of a drought, was the start of his role withthe community-based environment group.

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