Victorian Landcare Magazine


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Research proves that Landcare is healthy

In 1979 my husband and I purchased 17 acres of degraded farmland at Boonie Doon in north east Victoria, with...


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Social ties matter for bushfire recovery

The academic progress of many children in fire-affected areas was substantially impacted compared to their peers in unaffected areas.


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Bethanga farmer still recovering – six years after quad bike accident

Half of all Victorian workplace deaths in 2017-2018 occurred on farms.


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Forest therapy has many public health benefits

Forest therapy was first introduced as a preventative public health practice under the name of Shinrin-yoku (meaning immersion in the...


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Nature’s gym in the Yarra Valley

Who needs a gym membership when you can be a Landcare volunteer in the Yarra Valley?.


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Green Gym improves the health of carers, and the environment

Green Gym is a program developed by The Conservation Volunteers in the UK and delivered locally by Conservation Volunteers Australia...


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Why parks are important for our health

Traditional Owners have recognised the critical connection between Country and health for thousands of years.


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Moorabool Catchment Landcare Group runs health and well-being activities

The Moorabool Catchment Landcare Group (MCLG) has been using creative ways to connect more people to their natural environment.