VICROADS SW REGION PROJECTS SEED ORCHARD

This project is live

This project started on 1 Aug 2018

Project description

Loss of wild trees & shrubs from SW Victoria has been happening long since the Koroit to Hamilton Railway line was built in the late 1880s. Land managers are confronted with a lack of known local seed provenance when they attempt to put back what was.

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Key contact

Name:
Lisette Mill
Role:
Basalt to Bay facilitator
Email:
Phone:
0408712713

This project is part of

Network
Basalt to Bay Landcare Network

Funded by

The SW Alliance - Regional Roads Vic + Fulton Hogan + Basalt to Bay Landcare + Sustainable Agriculture Small Grants 2015-16

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Project learnings

Learnings so far: - Regional Roads staff are great tree planters - 95% of sheoaks survived!!! - The site needs a mixture of stages of planting to get them through what can be a very dry summer.

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Past events

Project activity Event ended 5 Jun 2020

Seed Bombers - adding more to the Seed Orchard

Cutting spots, spraying with herbicide and then planting seed bombs into spots.

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