Yea High School

UGLN Rail Trail Project

Thanks to funding provided by VicTrack through Landcare Australia the UGLN was recently able to complete important habitat restoration works and hold many community engagement activities along the rail trail from Kerrisdale over to Alexandra and up to Merton.               The trail provides an important ecological function allowing species…

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UGLN Nest Box Project (Part 2)

An important part of our nest box project is the monitoring, maintenance and record keeping of all nest boxes we’ve installed. Emerald College students inspecting boxes at Marysville Of the 475 nest boxes we’ve installed I annually monitor 373 often with the assistance of the Kinglake Scouts and Yea High School students.The other 102 boxes…

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UGLN Nest Box Project

As usual November and December has been a busy time for our nest box project installing nest boxes with the Scouts and high school students. Yea HS students at Limestone With the help of teacher Ken Aitken and the Yea High School Junior Landcare Group we installed 24 boxes that the students built on properties…

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Lorax Project 2013

Recently we have been busy with our Lorax Project along the Yea River and it’s tributaries. NAB volunteers at Murrindindi JBWere volunteers at Break O Day Reserve In late September a large team from NAB planted almost 700 plants at the Lawson property in Murrindindi and another team from JBWere helped plant and mulch over 225 plants at the Break…

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When I saw the bare blackened trees that were left standing after Black Saturday, I wondered what had happened to the possums, birds and other small mammals that had once lived there. Of the many who lost their homes on Black Saturday, our smallest and neediest.have required more help than others in finding and rebuilding…

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Local kids build homes for wildlife

Students from Yea High School and the Kinglake Scouts have been building nest boxes for wildlife which we have been installing on properties in Flowerdale, Junction Hill and Kinglake. Due to the loss of many hollow bearing trees in the area as a result of the fires, we are providing artificial homes for the animals…

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