The Richmond Football Club in partnership with the West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority is branding the Round 14 clash at the MCG between Richmond and Sydney to support Landcare in West Gippsland and across Victoria.
COME ALONG TO THE GAME, GET INVOLVED AND ROAR YOUR SUPPORT!
Richmond Football Club and the West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority are partnering to promote greater awareness of GippsLandcare and Landcare in Victoria.
This Landcare branded footy match at the MCG is a fantastic opportunity to get the Landcare message to 40,000 plus Richmond members and the wider football going public.
Landcare began in Victoria in 1986 with a group of farmers near St Arnaud in central Victoria forming the first Landcare group. Since then, hundreds of groups have formed across Victoria with the aim of securing a sustainable future by repairing, enhancing and protecting our environment.
GippsLandcare is the brand that represents Landcare across West Gippsland CMA region. It represents 5 Landcare Networks 70 Landcare groups and over 2000 Landcare families. Working together these people are achieving improved productivity and amenity values as well as securing a sustainable future for us all.
Landcare involves people in;
Planting, Restoring and Protecting native vegetation
Providing habitat for native fauna
Reducing the impacts of salinity, erosion and land degradation
Removing and controlling pest plants and Animals
Learning better ways to farm sustainably
Leaving our landscape in a better condition for future generations
To do this Landcare needs the help of thousands of volunteers across Victoria.
To get involved as a Landcare supporter or volunteer click the contact link (at right) and provide your details. (Your details will only be used to provide you with Landcare opportunities and will not be made available to anyone else)
You can also enter your details for a chance to win one of 2 double passes for an "Inner Sanctum" experience in the rooms prior to the start of the game.Game Time: 2-10pm Sunday 4th July 2010
Round 14 - Richmond vs Sydney MCG
Proudly sponsored by the Richmond Football Club and GippsLandcare.