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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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Intrepid Landcare Tribe arrives in Murrindindi!

The Upper Goulburn Landcare Network are proud to welcome the Upper Goulburn Intrepid Tribe to our area. On Sunday 2nd June, Annette and Jess coordinated a get together of like-minded young adults who have a passion for the environment. They met at the Yea Wetlands to discuss their passions and goals for the future, and…

Wine not??

Wine not??

  21 people gathered in Glenburn last Saturday the 11th May at Philip Lobley Wines to enjoy the scenery and learn how Phil and wife Lyn manage their vineyard, cellar door and Bakery. Phil was head vigneron at De Bortoli prior to starting his own vineyard in 1995. They are a small family run vineyard in…

Nice walk, if you’re a billy goat

Nice walk, if you’re a billy goat

    The latest in the Yea River Landcare Group’s Farm Walk series took us to the southern end of the King Parrot Valley between Strath Creek and Flowerdale to visit the property known as ‘The Three Sisters’. What ensued was less a farm ‘walk’ and more a farm ‘advanced 4WD course’. Janet and Terry…

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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)

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;

Cath Olive

Judy Watts

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

Chris Cobern

Married with 3 children and lives 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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CONTACT

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