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so inspiring to see young people spending their time caring for the environment!
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This is so great to see! Bins with educational signage is a great way to get the message across and make people realize the impact a small decision to throw something away can have to their local natu...
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Thank you for sharing your journey, I am so happy to read that Landcare group has embraced you and that you belong. An inspiring story that needs to be shared.
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"I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery - air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, 'this is what it is to be happy.' " Our addtion to Capture your connection competition. #landcareweek2020
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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 ...
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“Landcare saved me” by Selen Rifat   I came to Australia as a migrant child in the ‘70s, the daughter of parents who were both the youngest in their families. After being displaced in their homeland, leaving behind farms and homes, they took a courageous step and travelled half way around the world to settle in beautiful Melbourne and start life anew. ...
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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 ...
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Alby Wooler and a group of friends formed the Capricorn Coast Landcare Group in 1987. Alby was also the person who launched the Junior Landcare programme in 1997 in local schools around the area; a programme that has since spread not only nationally, but also globally. In 2005 he received the Queensland Individual Landcare Award, and was runner up in the National Individual Landcare Award. In the same year he was voted Livingstone Shire Council Citizen of the Year, as well as receiving the Queen...
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“Landcare saved me” by Selen Rifat   I came to Australia as a migrant child in the ‘70s, the daughter of parents who were both the youngest in their families. After being displaced in their homeland, leaving behind farms and homes, they took a courageous step and travelled half way around the world to settle in beautiful Melbourne and start life anew. ...
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  Against all odds...a Sea Turtle Survival Story ...
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CHEN has started a new project to assist in platypus conservation efforts after finding platypus eDNA in the Cattai and Little Cattai Creek Catchment. This project will assist in the repair of the riparian zones in Cattai creek by removing the environmental weeds along the banks and planting the indigenous plants of this vegetative community, the Sydney Shale Transition Forest, an endangered ecological community. The creek banks have become eroded due to changes in the flow regime due to stor...
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The Rio Tinto Indigineous Land Management Award is presented to an outstanding indigenous community group or individual that is working towards improving land use or enhancing or protecting an area on behalf of the community. Sally Moylan, ACT Sally’s background and cultural values translate to her work environment in challenging situations, where she is not afraid to speak up from a position of knowledge and integrity....
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By David Littleproud MP, Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources David Littleproud MP. ...
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By Peter Brenton, Atlas of Living Australia A sighting of the blue-banded bee uploaded to the ALA by Anthony Katon in NSW. ...
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Core samples taken in 2018 comparing (from L to R) the aerated, control and SoilKee strips. For the West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority (WGCMA), helping improve farm productivity while reducing the impact on the environment is a key part of natural resource management. ...
by July 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. ...
by January 8, 2020
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Alby Wooler and a group of friends formed the Capricorn Coast Landcare Group in 1987. Alby was also the person who launched the Junior Landcare programme in 1997 in local schools around the area; a programme that has since spread not only nationally, but also globally. In 2005 he received the Queensland Individual Landcare Award, and was runner up in the National Individual Landcare Award. In the same year he was voted Livingstone Shire Council Citizen of the Year, as well as receiving the Queen...
by February 5, 2020
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Andrea Lindsay is one of 40 wonderful volunteers who propagate indigenous plants for revegetation at the Bellarine Secondary College & Bellarine Landcare Group Nursery .... Andrea is pictured here with the Nursery Coordinator, Fiona Love. ...
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so inspiring to see young people spending their time caring for the environment!
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Great work, butts are a scourge on our wildlife from ingestion to toxin absorption.
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Great work, butts are a scourge on our wildlife from ingestion to toxin absorption.
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This is so great to see! Bins with educational signage is a great way to get the message across and make people realize the impact a small decision to throw something away can have to their local natural environment.
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The National Landcare Conference is coming up next week!
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Waiting for National Landcare Conference 2021 eagerly.
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CHEN has started a new project to assist in platypus conservation efforts after finding platypus eDNA in the Cattai and Little Cattai Creek Catchment. This project will assist in the repair of the riparian zones in Cattai creek by removing the environmental weeds along the banks and planting the indigenous plants of this vegetative community, the Sydney Shale Transition Forest, an endangered ecological community. The creek banks have become eroded due to changes in the flow regime due to stor...
by August 26, 2020
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We are excited to host Ian Smith on Wed 9 September, 7:30 pm via Zoom. Ian will present his PHD research on the importance of trees as habitat for beneficial insects - providing a win-win for landholder's hip pockets and the environment! Thanks so much Ian, for sharing your fascinating work with us! It ties in perfectly with our project to work with landholders to protect remnant trees and extend out through revegetation. A bit of background about Ian ... He is an entomologist with a backgrou...
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Bangalow Koalas Inc is a community group formed in 2016 to protect the village's unique koala population. What started as a handful of concerned neighbours determined to prevent a 400-metre stretch of 30-year-old koala food trees from deteriorating or being forcibly removed, has grown into and active, change-creating community group with over 100 members led by President Linda Sparrow. Bangalow Koalas is a registered environmental organisation, not-for-profit charity which has completed 34 pl...
by February 6, 2020
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After 30 years of caring for our own patch of Australia; clearing boxthorn & lantana; planting windbreaks with local native trees raised from seed in conjunction with Greening Australia & our kids local State School; destocking applicable areas for native vine scrub regeneration & water retention; changing our stock troughs to suit all forms of wildlife (plus cattle & horses) we decided to invite Land For Wildlife out to see if they thought we were doing all the right things before we advertised...
by January 30, 2020
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‘Tis grand when those extra good things happen along the way in a bigger project. In the middle of Queensland, in spinifex and red sand country straddling a splinter of the Great Dividing Range, as we fought to arrest weeds marching west over and into the inland plains of our ancient internal lake, the newly opened-up ground again became the feeding grounds of the Black-Throated Finch. When rains come again, the spread of Parthenium and Mother-of-Millions across the Mitchell Grass Downs and i...