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Landcare Tree Planting

Despite the cancellation of the official 2020 National Tree Day event many of our landcare groups were still keen to complete the planned revegetation projects. With the safety of all participants the main priority planting days over the last couple of weekends still went ahead. Kinglake Landcare Group revegetated an open paddock on a members…

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Alexandra Composting Program

Not much in life is certain in these times, but one certainty is that if you make the right mix of carbon and nitrogen, mix well, wait patiently, you will create vegie garden gold. The VCAL students from Alexandra Secondary College have been engaged in the Alexandra Composting Program (ACP) for 2 years, collecting kitchen…

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Queensland Fruit Fly confirmed in Yea

Monitoring Trap distribution Queensland Fruit Fly is a destructive pest and the bane of backyard gardeners across the state, let alone the commercial growers across the country.  Thanks to our vigilant monitoring participants we have been able to confirm the presence of QFF in Yea, Murrindindi and Trawool. The key to containing the impacts of…

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Holistic Management, Yarck

Learning for future farms in a time of upheaval As our daily life spirals into uncertain times, the start of the Holistic Management course in Yarck provided a grounding framework for the participants to focus on over the coming months. Seventeen land owners and managers from across the Goulburn Broken region attended the 2-day session…

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Kinglake Landcare Group Botanical Walk

Join botanist Geordie Scott-Walker and Kinglake Landcare members for a botanical walk along Captains Creek Road, Kinglake Central.   Sunday 27th October, 10am – 12noon followed by a light lunch and optional walk to Wombelano Falls.  Information attached:    

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Climate Smart Farming

The Yea River Catchment Landcare Group are presenting an informative and interactive evening on climate changes and the effect on farming in our region. Open to all members of the public, with good food and good people included! Click on the link below for more details:    

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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…

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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…

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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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