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Lorax Project – 5 Years and still going strong

The UGLN’s Lorax project is in to it’s 5th year and still going strong. This year thanks to the efforts of our corporate volunteers especially NAB, JB Were and ANZ and with great support from the Kevin Heinz Garden Centre and Conservation & Land Management students from Franklin Scholar TAFE College.     So far this…

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Alexandra Cub-Scouts Nest Box Project

Thanks to funding provided through the GBCMA the Alexandra Cub-Scouts have been able to build and install nest boxes at McKenzie and Mt Pleasant Reserves in Alexandra. Ten specially built nest boxes were built by the Cub-Scouts to provide alternative nesting sites for small native mammals including Sugar Gliders and the rare Brush-tailed Phascogale. Under…

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UGLN Nest Box Project (Part 2)

An important part of our nest box project is the monitoring, maintenance and record keeping of all nest boxes we’ve installed. Emerald College students inspecting boxes at Marysville Of the 475 nest boxes we’ve installed I annually monitor 373 often with the assistance of the Kinglake Scouts and Yea High School students.The other 102 boxes…

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UGLN Nest Box Project

As usual November and December has been a busy time for our nest box project installing nest boxes with the Scouts and high school students. Yea HS students at Limestone With the help of teacher Ken Aitken and the Yea High School Junior Landcare Group we installed 24 boxes that the students built on properties…

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Farm Chemical Users Course – Flowerdale

Over the 12 and 13 October landowners from Flowerdale, Kinglake and the surrounding district  attended a free Farm Chemical Users Course organised by Upper Goulburn Landcare Network (UGLN) with the assistance of the Flowerdale Community House and funded by VBAF. Participants at the recent farm chemical users course The recent course was held at the wonderful new…

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Lorax Project 2013

Recently we have been busy with our Lorax Project along the Yea River and it’s tributaries. NAB volunteers at Murrindindi JBWere volunteers at Break O Day Reserve In late September a large team from NAB planted almost 700 plants at the Lawson property in Murrindindi and another team from JBWere helped plant and mulch over 225 plants at the Break…

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Marysville Tree Planting

Our Lorax Project has been busy in the Marysville area lately.Recently with the help of students from Kilberry Valley Primary School we planted many trees and tall shrubs at Camp Marysville to provide shade and shelter. Students from Kilberry Valley Primary School We also created a bush tucker garden using shrubs and smaller native herbs and lilies.The…

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Alexandra Cubs Nest Box Project

We recently had night with the Alexandra Cub-Scouts building nest boxes for small native mammals including Sugar Gliders, Brush-tailed Phascogales and Agile Antechinus. Alexandra Cubs with Cub leader Jude. The Cubs did a great job and built 12 nest boxes which we will install on trees in the nearby McKenzie Reserve in Spring. Alexandra Cubs…

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National Tree Day

UGLN and the Kinglake Landcare Group hosted two National Tree Day activities at the Koala Browse Reserve in Kinglake. On Friday 26th July 50 students and teachers helped to plant almost 400 plants in only a few short hours and on Sunday 28th July a small band of dedicated volunteers in windy and cold conditions helped…

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Lorax Project starts back for 2013

On the 3oth May, Corporate volunteers from JBWere and National Australia Bank descended on the property of Rick and Claire Clark, Wildlfe carers and members of the King Parrot Creek Environment Group. Other members of the group; David, Laurie, Steve and Heather also assisted on the day. JBWere and NAB volunteers  We planted 480 native trees,…

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