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Fencers Without Boundaries winds up

After another very successful year the UGLN fire recovery fencing program ‘Fencers Without Boundaries’ (FWB) has finally come to an end. SA Rotary volunteers fencing at Kinglake (2011) Victorian Mobile Landcare Group (2010) FWB stalwarts John Belfio and Alan Stafford at Sunday Creek (2011) Fire affected landowners provided the fencing materials and UGLN provided the volunteer…

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Fencers Without Boundaries

Our UGLN fire recovery fencing program ‘Fencers Without Boundaries’ has just completed another very successful year.To date volunteers with our fencing program have contributed over 2500 days to rebuild 220 kilometres of fencing on fire affected properties throughout Murrindindi and Mitchell Shires. Funded by the Federal Governments ‘Caring for our Country’ program, we have put…

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Bunnings support UGLN nest box program

On Saturday 5th November we held a nest box building day at Bunnings in Shepparton. Volunteers from the local community, Shepparton Mens Shed and Uniting Care built 68 nest boxes for Sugar Gliders, King Parrots and Owlet Nightjars. Bunnings kindly donated $4,000 worth of timber, hardware and paint as well as providing a marquee, cold…

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Fencers Without Boundaries – Still bounding along

 Terry Hubbard thanking our volunteers We recently said goodbye and thank you to two of our stalwart fencing teams SA Rotary and the 4WD drivers at a bbq in Strath Creek (pictured left). Between the two teams they have rebuilt 62km of fencing as part of UGLN’s Fencers Without Boundaries (FWB) fire recovery fencing…

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NAB volunteers at Narbethong

The first large group of NAB volunteers for 2011 arrived Narbethong on 10/3/2011. Forty volunteers from Head Office arrived at Saladin Lodge by coach & car . Originally a day of fencing was planned but heavy overnight rain made vehicle assess to the fencing site impossible . Kim had plenty of other jobs to be…

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Fire Recovery Fencing Blitz

The last few months of 2010 was a fencing blitz for the fire affected people of Glenburn, Kinglake, Flowerdale and Pheasant Creek. The volunteers kept coming. We had individual volunteers from Reservoir, Wallan and Belgrave; the Uniting Church boys from Shepparton and Benalla, Green Corps from Seymour, 4WD club from Melbourne, a corporate group from…

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Fencing in Flowerdale

On a fine spring day 30 staff from NAB Financial Planning completed 2km of fencing at Paul Michael’s Flowerdale property. The NAB team were supervised by Mick Yarwood and some of the Shepparton fella’s from the Uniting Church’s fencing team. The property is nearly 1000 acres and very steep and rugged country and we spotted…

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Alan Stafford – Paul Harris Fellowship Award

Fencers Without Boundaries. Alan Stafford was recently presented with the Paul Harris Fellowship Award by the Rotary Club of Yea.As a volunteer with the Uniting Church Alan has been coordinating the rebuilding of fences throughout the shires of Murrindindi and Mitchell since shortly after the 2009 Black Saturday fires.Since joining forces with the UGLN fire…

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Fencers without Boundaries

These photos were taken at Extons Rd Kinglake. We rebuilt fences for Joe Exton and his neighbour Lou Calageri with the Uniting Church and 30 NAB vol’s.The volunteers also removed English broom, holy and blackberry from 2 acres and the roadside.The weather was cold and even some snow fell in the morning but fined up…

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