Upper Goulburn Landcare Network
Providing strong and positive relationships with landholders, community organisations, schools and government agencies across the Upper Goulburn.
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UGLN Paddock Tree Project
The Upper Goulburn Landcare Network recently completed a very successful project to protect isolated individual trees and groups of paddock trees on farms. As well as providing shade for stock paddock trees provide important habitat and hollows for wildlife. The fallen leaf litter and branches also provide habitat…
Kinglake Landcare Group Botanical Walk
Join botanist Geordie Scott-Walker and Kinglake Landcare members for a botanical walk along Captains Creek Road, Kinglake Central. Sunday 27th October, 10am – 12noon followed by a light lunch and optional walk to Wombelano Falls. Information attached:
Koriella Farm Field Day
Home Creek Spring Creek Landcare Group are holding a FREE Farm Field Day, Saturday 19th October and we have four well-known, local professionals lined up to share their experience. Cathy Olive, Pat McVeigh, Kerri Goschnick and Cameron Paterson have all contributed to the farm’s well being over the years. With an integrated approach, native plantings,…
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The UGLN has been operating since 2002 and has a strong and positive relationship with landholders, community organisations and government/agency stakeholders. The Landcare Network’s role is broad:
- Landcare group support;
- Communication of Landcare and land management information;
- Community capacity building;
- Sustainable, community-driven land management;
- Community education and project management;
- Liaison with govt/agency stakeholders; and
- Contribute to catchment NRM targets.
President: Terry Hubbard (Strath Creek LG)
Vice President: Ian McKaskill (UT Creek/Maintongoon LG)
Treasurer: Rodney Ridd (Home Creek-Spring Creek LG)
Secretary: Ian McKaskill (UT Creek/Maintongoon LG)
General Members: Richard Evans (Cathedral LG),
John Stewart (Kinglake LG)
Ron Litjens ( Yea Wetlands CoM, Yea River Catchment LG)
Susan King (Strath Creek LG)
Immediate Past President: Bruce Marsh (Home Creek-Spring Creek LG)
The UGLN is supported by two part-time Facilitators;
and currently has the full-time services of Project Officer Chris Cobern
Married with 3 children and lives in Kinglake West.
Qualifications: Diploma in Natural Resource Management
Work History: Current - UGLN Fire Recovery Landcare Coordinator & Project Officer since 2009.
Past employment - Two years as an Environmental Consultant with Indigenous Design Land Management
10 years as Bushland Management Team Leader with City of Darebin
Self employed - Carpentry, property management and bushland regeneration contractor work for Parks Victoria and Melbourne Water.
We are also supported one day per week by Helen Gough, our Schools Support Project Officer
and Jodie Morrison, our Community Compost Program coordinator.
Contact: Judy Watts
Phone: 03 5797 4405
Post: PO Box 74
Street: 5/10 High Street, Yea
Upper Goulburn Landcare Network
proudly supported by:
Goulburn Broken CMA
Yea Community Bank
Murrindindi Shire Council