Previous Loddon Plains Landcare Network Projects
Salisbury West Connection corridor project (2021-23)
Salisbury West Landholders, Salisbury West landcare group have teamed up to create shelterbelts on farms in the area. These shelterbelts are designed to be low-maintenance and sustainable, using native species of trees, shrubs and grasses. These create habitat corridors between two national parks located in Salisbury West.
The purpose of these habitat corridors is to provide safe passage for wildlife, and to provide the necessary resources for them to thrive. The shelterbelts also provide shade and shelter for livestock, as well as improved soil and water conservation.
Calivil Creek Black box Restoration project (2015)
- restoring ecosystemservices through the reintroduction of riparian habitat on the Calivil Creek. Increasing the extent of Riverine Chenopod Woodland to improve the connectivity along the riparian zone of the creek. Works include fencing out stock and revegetation with Black Box (Eucalyptus largiflorens) and indigenous understory flora.
Terrick Terrick-Kow Swamp Project
- enhancing creeks and habitat through corridor connections along the Bendigo Creek between Terrick Terrick National Park and the Nationally significant Kow Swamp through planting of more than 500 trees, direct seeding and fencing of 2km.
Workshop and Education Series (2016)
- Topics included Bird watching, landscape restoration and sustainable Agriculture featuring Expert speakers relevant to the local Community.
Mapping and technology Workshops (2017)
- Teaching use of Nature share and Avenza Mapping to participants using tablets
Landscape change in the Upper Loddon Catchment (2015)
- Green Army project withLPLN and partner organisations in a joint effort across the area from Wedderburn and Castlemaine.