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This is a beautiful video Henrietta! So well shot and such a great exploration of the different ways Landcare betters not only our environment but also our communities!
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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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"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
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. ...
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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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by June 4, 2021
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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 ...
by December 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 ...
by February 18, 2020
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Over forty years ago, the Innisfail State High School Grade 12 class Student Council came up with the idea to plant a rainforest revegetation plot in the school grounds.  In subsequent years, encouraged by a young biology teacher, the plot was maintained and increased.  Then in 2006 came Category 5 Cyclone Larry, with severe damage to trees throughout the area.  Within school grounds, the powers-that-be decided trees were a hazard and many other schoolyards around our area were denuded, as t...
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by June 4, 2021
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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. ...
by February 24, 2020
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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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Over 130 landcare, farming groups and individual producers have applied via an open call for Expressions of Interest to participate in the Landcare Farming Benchmarking Project. The 50 groups selected to participate across Australia are now training to measure the carbon footprint or natural capital of their business. Following the training workshops, the participating groups will have an opportunity to develop a demonstration project showcasing farming practices that build carbon and incr...
by August 6, 2020
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The Coastal Moonah Woodland located at Narrows Queenscliff Victoria, is a wonderful environment full of twisted and gnarled Moonah trees.  Listed as Threatened under the Victorian Government Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act, this vegetation community holds a special place for residents and visitors alike. In 2020 The Borough of Queenscliffe in partnerhsip with the Bellarine Catchment Network, Country Fire Authority, Working For Victoria and Swan Bay Environment Association embarked on an ambitio...
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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. ...
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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. ...
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 July 28, 2020
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If you go walking along your local beach or open space you are likely to find cigarette butts. Although the majority of a cigarette is burnt away, the filter that is left is actually made of plastic.  This means that every cigarette butt that is not ‘binned’ and left as litter, ends up washing down our streets, into drains and then our waterways where they eventually end up in Corio and Port Phillip Bay.  These butts are easily mistaken for food by our marine wildlife, causing them serious harm....
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Did you know that Net Zero America 2050 - the 1st study that quantifies how one country can decarbonize its entire economy - dedicates 3 out of 6 key pillars to GHG storage and there is a...View More
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Richard Daugherty and Sarah Burrows set out to find a property that provided the lifestyle and outdoor experiences they so desired.
From a regenerative perspective Balala Station may have been a blank...View More
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There’s increasing pressure on farmers to sequester carbon, change practice and prove they are good stewards of the land. Fair enough too.
But what can you do if you don’t own a farm. What if you’re a ...View More
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The UN Climate Summit in Glasgow presents an important opportunity for Australia to showcase leadership as a country that takes climate action seriously.
In this VIDEO, Dave Sharma explains the advant...View More
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Cattai Hills Environment Network and Hawkesbury-Nepean Landcare Network have teamed up to create these amazing signs to educate the community about the likelihood of Koalas living nearby and the habit...View More
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Are livestock always bad for the planet?
The global debate on climate change is focusing attention on reducing emissions from livestock production, particularly ruminants.
As a result, advocates of a ...View More
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The global beef value chain manages natural resources responsibly and enhances ecosystem health.
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by September 7, 2021
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Check out our YouTube channel for a whole lot of landcare stories from the Hunter region. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVJYvXOeppRURmfkwxfYJVA