Have you, like us, ever considered how important the land actually is to us? How vital its proper management and continuing health are to our well being and economy?
A tour day to two community gardens, look at irrigation systems and enjoy local food lunch. Find out what is happening at two Phillip Island Community Garden sites and how you can get involved! Please click here for more details.
A rabbit control information night with a difference – rise to the challenge and put in your best rabbit recipe for a chance to win prizes and local fame. A dinner of delicious rabbit dishes (and BBQ food for the non adventurous), presentations and music will be put on as a fundraiser to support the Phillip Island Landcare group and will be held on the 28th March at the Phillip Island Winery.
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Bass Coast Landcare Network invites you to take part in a survey designed to find out ‘what you want to know’ and the types of works our members would like to do on their properties into the future. This will only take 5-10 minutes and the results will help us to design training opportunities and projects that match your needs. Click here to take the survey. There is also funding available for new and innovative on ground trials that improve farm sustainability. Click the above title to find out more.
Trevor & Anne-Marie Mills are hosting a field day on Tuesday the 18th of March on their 122HA Dairy Farm in Drouin South. The Mills are passionate about Landcare and are prepared to try new and innovative practices. Trevor will talk about the farming practices he has implemented over the past 20 years which are providing great benefits to his farm and the local environment. He will also talk about their very exciting plans for the future (You will have to attend to find out what they are!)
Control Ragwort at the source by learning the basics of pasture management from local Agronomist John Gallienne and discover what local programs are available to assist with weed control. Share your experiences, view a range of displays and access expert weed control advice all for FREE!!! Please click here for more details.
The Bass Coast Landcare Network are holding a Public Fund Group Forum with the aim to develop a package of projects through consultation with local environmental groups. On behalf of the groups, the package will be presented to the BCLN Public Fund for investment opportunites. Click here for further details
The Bass Coast Landcare Network is pleased to announce that it will be working with the Western Port Catchment Landcare Network one a large 5 year sustainable agriculture project. The new project will work with landholders to promote Sustainable Farming Practices. This project is supported by Port Phillip & Westernport CMA, through funding from the Australian Government and will build on the recently completed and very successful Soil Carbon/Acidification and Targeted Land Stewardship projects. Click on the above title for further information.