Wedderburn CMN and Box Gum Grassy Woodlands / Buloke Woodlands

The White Box, Yellow Box and Blakelys Red Gum grassy woodlands and Buloke woodlands are nationally endangered ecological communities and are listed under the EPBC act. These woodlands occur as scattered remnants across the Wedderburn area (see map for indication of locations – Wedderburn CMN blog August) Population isolation has increased the probability that environmental …

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Loddon Nature Tourism Festival

The Loddon Shire, in collaboration with local partner agencies, is driving the inaugural Loddon Nature Tourism Festival entitled Naturally Loddon: A Wonderland in Spring, to be held throughout September-October this year. The festival is an objective of the Nature Tourism Advisory Team with the aim to bring more people to the area, and to pull …

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LPLN Meeting

Meeting: Tuesday 1stJune 2010 Ray wood Hall 7.30 pm Guest Speakers:   Jodie Odgers, Landcare Funding Regional Landcare Co-ordinator   Dale Boyd, Locusts, DPI Echuca Supper provided Supported by the Loddon Plains Landcare Network

Landcare Grants available

Landcare grants of up to $40,000 will be available in April-May this year. If you have an idea for a tree planting, protection of remnant vegetation, streamside planting, weed or rabbit control project it would be great to see some funds coming to our local area and I am very willing to assist groups and …

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Junior Landcare

An area of land behind the Lions Den is being developed as an environmental education tool for the students at East Loddon. A Management Plan has been prepared by a past student, Wendy Last and in collaboration with staff we hope to develop landcare and environment as part of the school curriculum, giving the students …

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Farming for Sustainable Soils

A project funded by the Federal Government, being run by NCCMA is addressing soil health locally. The project is centred around the Loddon Cropping Group at Serpentine, with 15 farmers receiving grants totally $140,000 this growing season to do a variety of works on their farms from sowing new pasture species, to adapting farm machinery, …

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