Victorian Landcare Magazine


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Landcare Network Award - Connecting Country

Connecting Country is a community-led landscape restoration organisation that operates as a informal Landcare network across the Mount Alexander region...


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Austcover Young Landcare Leader Award - Kathleen Brack

Kathleen Brack is the Regional Landcare Program Officer for the West Gippsland CMA.


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Water workshops help farmers plan and manage future drought

Gecko CLaN is a Landcare Network that supports 18 separate groups around the townships of Benalla and Euroa in north...


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A day in the life of a Riverkeeper

The Werribee River is Melbourne’s second largest river system.


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Black wallabies on the move

For the past 35 years my wife and I have lived in a rural setting near Portland with 100 acres...


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Blogging for nature

Two days before Christmas in 2008 I sat down and wrote my first blog post.


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Healthy frogs mean healthy waterways

Frogs are the most threatened class of vertebrates in the world.


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Citizen scientists record frog calls for wetland management

As the weather warms up and spring rain fills the wetlands, Victoria’s frogs are getting busy, filling the bush with...


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Residents care for local land and water

Friends of Land and Water Landcare Group (FLW) was established by residents of the Lifestyle Village in Warragul.


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Community leads restoration of seagrass at Corner Inlet

A community-led seagrass restoration project at Corner Inlet is leading the world in restoring a vital and little understood habitat...


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Landscape model provides water balance picture

The Bureau of Meteorology’s Australian Landscape Water Balance website provides information on soil water storage within a region, as well...


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Vegetation quality assessment by smart phone

The Mornington Peninsula Landcare Network’s Greens Bush to Arthurs Seat Biolink project, funded through the Victorian Government’s Our Catchments, Our...


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Virgin Coastcare Award - Victorian Wader Study Group

When members of the Victorian Wader Study Group (VWSG) go out to conduct comprehensive studies of waders and terns throughout...


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Uncovering the social return on a Landcare investment

We know that Landcare groups make a difference to the natural environment.


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Citizen scientists survey local threatened species

The Upper Campaspe Landcare Network (UCLN) is using a 2017 Biodiversity On-Ground Action: Community and Volunteer Action Grant to train...


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Alternative fertiliser, lime and biological trial results

Nine years of investigation by the Woady Yaloak Catchment Group has failed to find a biological or alternative fertiliser that...


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Learning to lead by listening

One evening, in a tiny country hall by a meandering river, I realised that the best thing I could do...