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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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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…

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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…

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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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Christmas Celebration

A fabulous day was held at The Village Green in Strath Creek to celebrate our landcare volunteers and another busy, successful year caring for our environment. Over 50 people attended the BBQ lunch. Meat was generously supplied by Terry and Janet Hubbard. A very impressive BBQ was set up with thanks to Jim Osborne and…

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Climate smart Farming event a great success.

Yea farmers get the low-down on climate-smart farming (Article taken from the Farmers for Climate Action Facebook page). 🌿🌿🌿🌿🌿🌿🌿🌿🌿🌿 More than 60 farmers turned out to find out how climate-smart farming may benefit them at a dinner in Yea on Thursday 11th October. The event, hosted by Yea River Catchment Landcare Group and Australian Farmers…

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Climate Smart Farming

Join Yea River Catchment Landcare Group, Farmers for Climate Action and the Upper Goulburn Landcare Network for dinner and conversation. The evening will focus on how to adapt to the changing climate. This event is for anyone interested in learning more about our climate systems and how we can adapt to them. Our guest speakers…

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Pruning workshop in Buxton

On Sunday the 22nd July, a group of landcarers were fortunate to be able to attend a fruit tree pruning workshop presented by Gabby from Buxton Woodfired Pizza Cafe. Gabby is part owner of the cafe, with over 80 fruit trees on site which provide fresh produce for the cafe. Gabby’s wealth of experience and…

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