Upper Goulburn Landcare Network
Providing strong and positive relationships with landholders, community organisations, schools and government agencies across the Upper Goulburn.
Our Latest News
KPCFCP June-July 2019 Fox Baiting Program
Twenty nine landowners participating in the King Parrot Catchment Fox Control Project recently took part in our 2019 June-July fox baiting program. A total of 208 Foxoff baits were taken over the 4 week duration of the baiting program which means we have potentially removed up to 208 foxes from our area. As with any…
We are hiring
Landcare Community Facilitator The Upper Goulburn Landcare Network seeks an energetic, motivated team member who can engage with existing staff and local communities to deliver Landcare services within the Murrindindi Shire. This is a 0.65 (24.7 hours per week) FTE position based in our office in Yea. Key responsibilities include: administrative support for…
Fox Control Monitoring Program
To monitor the abundance of foxes, the King Parrot Catchment Fox Control Project (KPCFCP) has been running an annual program using remote sensor cameras on the properties of KPCFCP participants. This year we had 51 cameras installed on 39 properties. Compared with 2018 the latest round of monitoring showed fox numbers are stable on…
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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