Victorian Landcare Magazine

Article, Summer 2017,Issue 68,

From the Minister - Issue 68

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, 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,

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,

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,

A day in the life of a Riverkeeper

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

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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, Spring 2016,Issue 67,

From the Minister - Issue 67

Article, Spring 2016,Issue 67,

The Warrenbayne Boho Land Protection Group – an outstanding example of community achievement

The Warrenbayne Boho Land Protection Group (WBLPG) was formed in August 1982 after a public meeting indicated concern about dryland...

Article, Spring 2016,Issue 67,

Kowree Farm Tree Group – an enduring legacy

The Kowree Farm Tree Group (KFTG) is located in the south west of the Wimmera.

Article, Spring 2016,Issue 67,

The need for a balanced approach

Bairnsdale farmer Andrew (Stretch) McArthur was the inaugural chair of the East Gippsland Landcare Network when it formed in 1996...

Article, Spring 2016,Issue 67,

Powlett Project comes of age after 21 active years

The Powlett Project committee was formed in 1996 after Rob Youl visited the Bass Coast with a five-year project idea...

Article, Spring 2016,Issue 67,

Merriman Creek guardians reflect on a long commitment

The Merriman Creek Landcare Group has been looking after the health of the Merriman Creek and its surrounding environment for...

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