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

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

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Horse Care Workshop

Twenty-one horse enthusiasts visited ‘Mayfield’, the home of Andrew and Nicky Bowe, to learn more about equine care and management. The Barefoot Blacksmith, Andrew, and partner Nicky, a scientist, have been working for many years  to establish best management practices that optimize hoof health and equine soundness, particularly nutrition. We also had a presentation by Tamara Fox…

chooks in the vegie patch

Visit to Greengate Organic Farm

An early start for the attendees from Whittlesea and a pick up in Yea then took us on a three hour bus trip up the Hume Highway to Thurgoona.   Greengate Organic Farm is a learning facility connected to the NSW Riverina Institute of TAFE and is managed by Rob Fenton. Rob has spent 20…

UPPer KP Ck Rd

Ribbons of Remnant Roadsides (Round 2)

The Ribbons of Remnant Roadsides project is a collaborative project between Murrindindi Shire Council (MSC) and the Upper Goulburn Landcare Network (UGLN), whereby significant conservation value roadsides are showcased for their biodiversity and contribution to ecosystem services.                     RRR was initially proposed because it was recognised that…

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About UGLN

Our Role
People
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Our Role

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.
People

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)

Immediate Past President: Bruce Marsh (Home Creek-Spring Creek LG)

The UGLN is supported by two part-time Facilitators;

Cath Olive

Judy Watts

and currently has the full-time services of  Project Officer Chris Cobern

Chris Cobern

Married with 3 children and live in Kinglake West.

Qualifications: Diploma in Natural Resource Management

                                 Qualified Carpenter 

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.

 

Interests/hobbies

Playing guitar

Bird watching

Football

 

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

Contact: Judy Watts

Phone: 03 5797 4405

Post: PO Box 74

Street: 5/10 High Street, Yea

uglandcare@ugln.net

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Judy Watts
Ph: 03 5797 4405
Post: PO Box 74
Street: 5/10 High Street YEA
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