The Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action is partnering with Birdlife Australia to undertake the surveying of White-bellied Sea-Eagles in and around the Gippsland Lakes. While the project focuses on surveying in and around the Gippsland Lakes, surveying further along the coastline and inland waters of Gippsland will also occur during this period.
Have you seen a Koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) in the Bass Coast?
You are invited to Bass Coast Landcare Network’s Annual General Meeting. This year the AGM will be held at the Bass Hall. Read below for further details on guest speakers, how to book you spot at this great social event and 'Appointment to Board' document as well.
PHOTO CAPTION: Acacia melanoxylon (Australian Blackwood) is common throughout the Bass Coast Landcare Network area. Like many native trees, the tree is adapted to bushfires. Less well known is its ability to slow the movement of bushfires, providing a barrier which might help stop fires from spreading in fire wise farms and gardens
The Bass Coast Landcare Network is excited to announce the commencement of an exciting new project, ‘Promoting and demonstrating Fire Wise planning and implementation in the Bass Coast’.
The Fire Wise project will engage community members and local groups from across the Bass Coast Landcare Network area. It aims to improve, share, test and demonstrate our understanding of how numerous species of indigenous plants, can be retained or planted in strategic locations around the built environment, to better protect our assets and enhance our local biodiversity.
You are invited to an exciting farm walk at the Kongwak property of Lee and Stephen Storti. The farm is managed as an organically certified beef and pig farming enterprise.
You are invited to this exciting farm walk event focusing on ‘Revegetation for beneficial insects on farms’. This is a follow up event to our recently successful farm walk on the Benefits of Biodiversity on Farms.
In 2022, a partnership project between Bass Coast Landcare Network, South Gippsland Landcare Network, Trust for Nature, INVERT-ECO, Drift Media and the Gippsland Threatened Species Action Group was funded by the Australian Government. The project was titled “Enhanced Knowledge and Protection of the Giant Gippsland Earthworm”.
You are invited to an exciting farm walk to the Almurta property of Janette and Andrew Allen. Janette and Andrew took over the family farm in 2012 and have since been integrating a range of new and innovative management practices into their farming system.
You are invited to participate in this fantastic 7-week Regenerative Agriculture training program for farmers. Over 100 farmers have completed this program, delivered by leaders in regenerative agriculture giving you unique insights and tailored advice for implementing these practices on your farm!
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