Latest Projects

The UGLN are always busy implementing projects working with landholders, schools, community and agencies.

Here are many of the programs we have been working on…..

Photography Competition

Landcare In Schools

Landcare Forum

Healthy Hectares


Fire Recovery Project

Since the devastating Black Saturday bushfires of Feb 2009, the Upper Goulburn Landcare Network has been working with landholders and local communities in the Murrindindi and Mitchell Shires to rebuild and rehabilitate the local environment on private propertyThis blog presents some of the stories.

For more info on this project contact Chris Cobern on 0413 855 490 or

Focus on Fauna

Focus on Fauna is a community project set up by the UGLN to survey wildlife on private properties and re-engage landholders with the natural environment in Flowerdale, Strath Creek and surrounding area following the Black Saturday fires. The project continues to run a blog and information evenings on nature topics. To view some fascinating pictures and articles, go to

The Upper Goulburn Landcare Network (UGLN) is a collective of 16 Landcare/land management groups in the Murrindindi Shire area, North-East Victoria.

The UGLN has been operating for 10+ years 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: Bruce Marsh (Home Creek – Spring Creek)

Vice President: Ian McKaskill (UT Creek/Maintongoon)

Treasurer: Rodney Ridd (Home Creek-Spring Creek)

General Members: Robyn Rattray-Wood (Merton), Kate Hawkins (Strath Creek), Richard Evans (Cathedral), John Stewart (Kinglake).

Past President; Terry Hubbard (Strath Creek)

The UGLN is supported by two part-time Facilitators (Cath Olive and Judy Watts) and currently has the full-time services of a  Project Officer (Chris Cobern).  We are also supported one day per week by Helen Gough, our Schools Support Project Officer.

Contact: Judy Watts

Phone: 03 5797 4405

Post: PO Box 74

Street: 5/10 High Street, Yea

Some of our Recent Photos

Latest News

2017 Lorax Project underway

2017 Lorax Project underway

The 2017 UGLN Lorax Revegetation Project is now underway for our eighth consecutive year.                     Already we have had corporate volunteers from NAB and ANZ travel up from Melbourne to assist...
Official Opening at Homewood Station

Official Opening at Homewood Station

In May this year, the Yellow Creek-Dairy Creek Landcare Group officially opened Homewood Station picnic area. The group have been restoring the site for many years with revegetation, the installation of rock slab picnic tables and seats, new signage and...

Healthy Hectares

Prior to the fourth Healthy Hectares workshop, the UGLN in partnership with the Euroa Arboretum and supported with funding from the Beyond Soilcare program at the GBCMA, have successfully run three workshops on topics such as; Planning your property Getting...