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    Education -Jul 25, 2019
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    - Jul 25, 2019
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    A holistic approach to environmental education: How to foster ongoing environmental stewardship in the community.        Bellarine Catchment Network engages the wider Bellarine Peninsula community through a variety of programs and opportunities that facilitate re-engagement and behavioural change. Their goal is to continue delivering integrated community driven projects that protect and enhance the environmental values of the Bellarine. Bellarine Catchment Network are a non-government...
    Matt Crawley
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    Landcare in Focus -Apr 11, 2019
    by - Apr 11, 2019
    - Apr 11, 2019
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    Dr Shane Norrish, CEO Landcare Australia Landcare Australia chief executive officer, Dr Shane Norrish Technological innovation offers enormous potential in land management. Emerging technologies are helping farmers and Landcarers to adapt to the continuous challenges they face in managing our country’s natural resources, with positive results. Investing in technology, and how we use it, offers an opportunity to better understand changes in the landscape and ultimately become bet...
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    Landcare in Focus -Aug 30, 2018
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    - Aug 30, 2018
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    The Austcover Young Landcare Leader Award recognises an individual between the ages of 15-35 who demonstrates leadership and a commitment to improving land management practices through practical action or creating community awareness. Miranda Gardner, ACT Miranda is passionate about preserving the natural environment. Since moving to Australia in 2010 she has advocated tirelessly for Landcare at a local, regional and national level, professionally and as a volunteer. A natural le...
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    Sustainable Agriculture -Feb 4, 2020
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    - Feb 4, 2020
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    The Upper Goulburn Landcare Network recently completed a very successful project to protect isolated individual trees and groups of paddock trees on farms. As well as providing shade for stock paddock trees provide important habitat and hollows for wildlife. The fallen leaf litter and branches also provide habitat for lizards, frogs and mammals. Unfortunately stock can affect the health of these trees and eventually kill them by camping underneath, compaction of the roots and by rubbing an...
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    Landcare -Dec 16, 2019
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    - Dec 16, 2019
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    Sydney, Australia, is a global city, blessed to still have areas of remnant natural bushland scattered throughout its suburbs. When Captain Cook first sailed into Botany Bay in 1770, the biodiversity would have been spectacular and even to this day there is a far greater diversity of plant species within the city boundaries than exist in the entire United Kingdom. Some incredible wildlife still occurs here too. The problem is that bushland areas are extremely sensitive to invasive weeds and can ...
    Malcolm Fisher
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    Landcare in Focus -Nov 24, 2016
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    - Nov 24, 2016
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    Majella Stevens and partner Jonah Herbst have restored their land into a thriving property, despite clear evidence of its prior poor land management when they purchased it in 2013 in Broadswater, Queensland. The biodiversity, and the resulting effectiveness of their land, was poor. Free range cattle grazing by the previous owner resulted in bare soil, soil capping, overgrazed plants, erosion of creek and dam banks, weed invasion, and mineral depletion – despite two tonnes of fertiliser applied ...
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    Landcare in Focus -Jul 27, 2019
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    - Jul 27, 2019
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    The Intrepid Landcare Leadership Retreats fast-tracks young people’s understanding of landcare activities in their communities By Megan Rowlett, Intrepid Landcare While the appetite to lead change is ripe with the next generation, reversing the damage that has been done and saving what’s actually left can seem like an overwhelming and almost impossible task for many. With this sentiment can come a perception that there will never be any change. But as twenty young intrepid Victorians f...
    Landcare Australia
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    Landcare -Jan 8, 2020
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    - Jan 8, 2020
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    Mid-summers in steamy Central Queensland aren’t for the faint hearted. If a cyclone isn’t boiling on the north eastern horizon and dumping inches of torrential rainfall, then the hot still air shimmers with the scent of eucalyptus whilst cicadas erupt in rowdy chorus. The sea fishermen rejoice on these calm days, but personally I’m like the yachties who toast each other when the cooling breezes fleck Keppel Bay with white caps. I’m the office coordinator of a small Landcare group which has b...
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    Education -Dec 17, 2019
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    - Dec 17, 2019
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    Agmentation We were lucky enough to be invited to UNE's Agemntation event as part of a group representing Goondiwindi. Agmentation is a hackathon-style event run over one day as a part of UNE's 'Rural Focus' week. Run by the Smart Region Incubator (Incubator that joins regional startups with academic business research, business mentors, corporate and community partners), Agmentation brings together over one hundred like-minded high school and university students, industry professionals, resea...
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    Invasive species -Jan 6, 2020
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    - Jan 6, 2020
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        Job’s Tears, a plant commonly used in permaculture occasionally appeared in the upper reaches of Horseshoe Creek. After an extreme weather event in 2017 called Cyclone Debbie the plant infested over 10 kilometres of the creek threatening the flow of the creek, the biodiversity of the creek and the aesthetics of the creek.   Horseshoe Creek is located in the Rainbow Region of NSW with the headwaters starting in the Border Ranges National Park, eventually flowing into the Richmond ...
    Sue Page
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