UGLN National Tree Day 2017

On a fine and sunny Sunday many of our local landcare groups hosted some very successful National Tree Day events across the upper goulburn catchment.                     Yellow Creek-Dairy Creek Landcare Group planted out an area on a farm along the Goulburn River, Kinglake Landcare Group held…

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King Parrot Catchment Fox Control Project

The objective of this project is to reduce the impact of foxes on biodiversity and stock/agriculture assets in the King Parrot Creek catchment. The recent national release of the RHDV-K5 rabbit virus is expected to reduce rabbit numbers, which means that predator foxes will markedly increase predation of other food sources such as livestock and…

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Green Army July update

Our Green Army and members of the Home Creek-Spring Creek Landcare Group took part in a micro-bat activity and survey at the mine site in the Gobur Goldfields with ecologist and bat expert Rob Gration from EcoAerial.                 They learned about the type of bat that uses this mine…

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2017 Lorax Project underway

The 2017 UGLN Lorax Revegetation Project is now underway for our eighth consecutive year.                     Already we have had corporate volunteers from NAB and ANZ travel up from Melbourne to assist with revegetation projects in Yea and Glenburn.                …

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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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