Official Opening at Homewood Station

In May this year, the Yellow Creek-Dairy Creek Landcare Group officially opened Homewood Station picnic area. The group have been restoring the site for many years with revegetation, the installation of rock slab picnic tables and seats, new signage and a memorial plaque to honour the late John Hamilton and recognise the decades of time…

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Healthy Hectares

Prior to the fourth Healthy Hectares workshop, the UGLN in partnership with the Euroa Arboretum and supported with funding from the Beyond Soilcare program at the GBCMA, have successfully run three workshops on topics such as; Planning your property Getting to know your dirt and pasture Water on your Farm. In the first workshop, Kate Stothers…

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Healthy Hectares

The fourth in the series of Healthy Hectares workshops was held last Friday in Yea. The topic for this workshop was Encouraging Wildlife on your Farm. Guest speakers Cath Olive, Landcare Facilitator with the Upper Goulburn Landcare Network and Project Coordinator at the Euroa Arboretum and Janet Hagen Landcare Facilitator for the Strathbogie Ranges Conservation Management…

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UGLN Green Army – May Update

Over May the team have been helping with the construction of the Y-Water Centre bush tucker garden. The team have been planting, direct seeding a native lawn and spreading many cubic metres of mulch and river pebbles.                 The planting season is now underway and our first planting…

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UGLN Green Army April Update

Our  third and final Green Army project has commenced and over the next 4 months this group of local young people will again be working throughout the Upper Goulburn region on environmental restoration projects on public and private land.                 The team have been busy over the first…

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Photography Competition

Our annual photography competition was held recently with 37 entries in three categories – Native Flora and Fauna, senior and junior and Yea Wetlands, senior. There were no entries in the Yea Wetlands junior section. The standard of the entries as usual was very high, with photographs taken in various locations around Australia. This year we have…

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New Rabbit Virus Release

The release of the rabbit virus, RHDV1 K5, will begin in March as part of Australia’s 20 ­year plan to reduce negative impacts on agriculture and the environment through managing rabbit populations. RHDV1 K5 is a Korean variant of the existing virus already widespread in Australia and scientists have found that it works better in…

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Landcare Forum

The Upper Goulburn Landcare Network, supported by the GBCMA’s Beyond Soilcare Program and the National Landcare Program, will be holding it’s second Landcare Forum for new landholders. The number of people choosing to purchase land in a rural area -to have a ‘Tree Change’ – is growing. To get away from the hustle and bustle of the city,…

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Ribbons of Remnant Roadsides

RIBBONS OF REMNANT ROADSIDE (RRR) RRR is a collaborative project between Murrindindi Shire Council (MSC), Upper Goulburn Landcare Network (UGLN), and Cittaslow Yea, whereby roadsides are showcased for their biodiversity and conservation significance in the landscape. RRR was initially proposed because it was recognised that a number of our roadsides are a place of refuge for many…

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UGLN Green Army December update

Our Green Army team have had another busy and productive month.                 Weed control and fuel reduction works have begun along the UT Creek and the rail trail in Alexandra. They have also continued with the Hawthorn and Briar Rose control along Godfreys Creek in Gobur and Broom…

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