Victorian Landcare Magazine

Article, Summer 2017,Issue 68,

From the Minister

Article, Summer 2017,Issue 68,

Creek restoration work helps prisoners to rehabilitate

An important water catchment providing drinking water to towns in central Victoria is benefiting from a partnership between the North...

Article, Summer 2017,Issue 68,

Reaching out to the community with farm and nature walks

Farm and nature walks are a good way for Landcare and environment groups to connect to the wider community and...

Article, Summer 2017,Issue 68,

Community reaches out to the Black Spur Creek Wetlands

Members of the Nerrena Landcare Group have recently completed a management plan for 40 hectares of run-down wetlands on public...

Article, Summer 2017,Issue 68,

Vocational education introduces young people to Landcare

The Basalt to Bay Landcare Network is connecting with young people through a vocational training program that encourages them to...

Article, Summer 2017,Issue 68,

A community unites for Koalas in the Strzelecki Ranges

Koalas were once widespread across Victoria but declined to near extinction in the early 1920s due to hunting for the...

Article, Summer 2017,Issue 68,

Anniversary celebrations highlight Landcare connections with Traditional Owners

Celebrations held in the Port Phillip and Western Port region to mark 30 years of Landcare in Victoria have highlighted...

Article, Summer 2017,Issue 68,

Blogging for nature

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

Article, Summer 2017,Issue 68,

Fish Circus recruits supporters for the Macquarie perch

The once widespread Macquarie perch has declined dramatically since the 1920s, with remaining populations relatively small and isolated.

Article, Summer 2017,Issue 68,

Animals and secret cameras encourage landholders to care for nature at Christmas Hills

The Christmas Hills area is rich in flora and fauna.

Article, Summer 2017,Issue 68,

Five crowdfunding tips from the southern Otways

In late 2015 the Southern Otway Landcare Network (SOLN) was offered the opportunity to participate in the Victorian Government’s Threatened...

Article, Summer 2017,Issue 68,

A day in the life of a Riverkeeper

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

Article, Summer 2017,Issue 68,

Landcare in Victoria celebrates 30 years

Landcare in Victoria celebrated 30 years of achievement on Friday 25 November 2016 at Parliament House, Melbourne.

Article, Spring 2016,Issue 67,

Next Issue: Call for stories

The next issue of the magazine will be a feature on Landcare – Connecting Nature and Community.

Article, Spring 2016,Issue 67,

FTLA looks to the future

In 1986 a collection of farm tree groups and early Landcare groups formally incorporated as the Victorian Land Management and...

Article, Spring 2016,Issue 67,

Fish Creek Landcare Group – landscaping the future for 24 years

The Fish Creek Landcare Group formed in 1992 and has been working actively since then.

Article, Spring 2016,Issue 67,

Deep Creek Landcare Group fuelled by the effort and dedication of its members

The Deep Creek Landcare Group was one of the first Landcare groups to be established at the beginning of the...

Article, Spring 2016,Issue 67,

A more resilient future

Pioneer carbon-farmer Peter Forster was a driving force behind the Upper Hopkins Land Management Group and the Ararat Urban Landcare...

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