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Direct seeding takes hold

26 April 2018

In 2017, the Port Phillip & Westernport CMA used the direct seeding method to deliver some the out the Greening the West project outcomes. At a site near Deep Creek, the PPWCMA provided the landholder...

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Vic Catchments and Landcare Victoria Inc sign Memorandum of Understanding

12 April 2018

On Thursday 12th April 2018, Mr Terry Hubbard, the chair of Landcare Victoria Inc., and Dr Peter Veenker, the chair of Vic Catchments, signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the two organisations...

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Twenty-five rainbow lorikeets killed by one fruit net

28 March 2018

Today Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) shared news of 25 rainbow lorikeets that were killed by a single fruit-tree net on a property in the Melbourne metro area. As a result, DELWP...

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Is your Landcare group achieving its full potential?

21 February 2018

Landcare groups around Australia are finding ways to re-excite their members and grow their numbers by answering the question “how could we become the kind of group we’d seek out and love to be part...

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First meeting for new Landcare Group

15 February 2018

The Little River Community Landcare had its first meeting as a newly formed Landcare group on Tuesday 6th February at Little River Hall. The new Landcare logo for the group was revealed with a membership...

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Celebrating our wonderful wetlands

23 January 2018

Wetlands are an essential part of our natural environment. They're not only important feeding grounds and nurseries for land, marine and freshwater animals, but urban wetlands help to prevent flooding,...

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Gardens flourish for wildlife

22 January 2018

Residents and conservation groups in Melbourne's east and south-east are part of a growing movement to create gardens for wildlife. ‘Gardens for Wildlife’ is a vision and a network of groups encouraging...

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Keep Port Phillip and Western Port Queensland Fruit Fly free

13 January 2018

Queensland Fruit Fly (QFF) is a major pest. It attacks a wide range of fruit and vegetables and can have a devastating impact on local and international horticultural industries. The Port Phillip and...

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Landcare groups continue to thrive

6 January 2018

Every day Landcare networks and groups actively cares for Australia’s land - volunteers work to safeguard, rebuild, regenerate and sustainably manage the natural environment. The Port Phillip &...

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An amazing birthday present for the Helmeted Honeyeater

8 December 2017

Port Phillip & Westernport CMA, Trust For Nature and the Yarra4Life Coordination Committee were excited to give the Helmeted Honeyeater a very special birthday present today - 2.3 hectares of new...

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