Dark Emu, by Bruce Pascoe A wonderfully thought-provoking journey into indigenous farming and social structure based around the existence of agriculture, farming and social village-style living in pre-1788 Indigenous Australian culture. In Dark Emu, Bruce Pascoe challenges the fundamental conception that Australia’s Traditional Owners lived solely as hunter-gatherers and instead produces a compelling argument that […]
Indigenous Plants of Bendigo, A gardeners guide to growing and protecting local plants Though this is focused on Bendigo and not the Loddon Plains, this guide is a ripper in the garden or in the field. It has great information for identifying and growing different species, and the thing I love about it is that
Pollinators, Birds, Wildflowers and Frogs & Reptiles pocket guides With the Autumn Backyard Bird count underway and Karen Retra’s Wild Pollinator Count happening next week from the 12th to the 19th of April, it’s a great time to feature these guides. Featuring most commonly found species, these guides are a great resource for identifying different
As part of the LPLN Network Grant, we are happy to offer this great opportunity There will be two FREE workshops on Sunday 5th of November at the Wedderburn Community House. You can attend either or both workshops, and morning tea will be provided between the two sessions The 9:00 am workshop is on
This is a great weekend and you get to visit the endangered Plains Wanderer habitat, hear great speakers and generally have a great time.
I suspect that this may be of interest to a few of you. The Wetland Ecology and Management course is back. This year Rakali Ecological Consulting are running three wetland courses (you can see details below or on their website). http://rakali.com.au/education-and-training-2/
Congratulations to Michael Moore, Secretary of the Loddon Plains Landcare Network’s Committee of Management, the President of the Wedderburn Conservation Management Network and a member of the Friends of Kooyoora National Park. Michael was awarded the Wedderburn Community Service Award from the Loddon Shire at the Australia Day awards ceremony in Wedderburn. This is on
As part of the Naturally Loddon Festival, the Loddon Plains Landcare Network is pleased to announce this upcoming event Seating is limited, so seats will be allocated on a first come basis.
The following article about the successful negotiation by MKEW with DEDJTR and Ironbark Mining, was published in the Loddon Times on the 19-07-2016.
The Green Army is an Australian Government initiative that helps connect young Australians with meaningful work through environmental and conservation projects across the nation. The Green Army can provide you with skills, training and experience to improve your employment prospects while you work on projects that generate real and lasting benefits for the environment and