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Community Planting Day 2#

Come and enjoy the great outdoors with us at Picnic Hill, Cape Nelson. You will be helping to plant 750 local plants for wildlife. A great weekend activity for grant parents and grandchildren, active families looking for a fun empowering way to give back to our community. If your young and interested in studying environmental …Read more »

Dung Beetle Field Day

When : March 26 2020 9:30 - 2:30

TOPICS:

Benefits of dung beetles for grazing systems and how to encourage themHow do we know if we have dung beetles and what type they are? What species are we finding locally?Local dung beetle projects including a dung beetle breeding program and demonstrationOpportunity to bring along dung …Read more »

Community Planting Day 1 #

There are so many ways you can be involved in helping our local environment but perhaps none more rewarding than planting tree's.

This events aims to support our local wildlife, a part time sheep grazier and of course our community in greening up our environment. Our aim for the day is to get 1100 indigenous …Read more »

Volunteer yourself

The GSWW crew are looking for volunteers to help them with their latest project. Over the next 4 weeks the works team will be meeting twice a week to lay jute mat at the Blowholes lookout. This is a great work out for young and old. Bring a friend, a relative or even a visitor. …Read more »

Community Source Reduction Planning Workshop

Are you sick of the amount of rubbish on our beaches? If all we do is clean up that's all we will ever do. If you are interested in protecting our oceans then this workshop is for you. See flyer for details.

Have you planned an event for Bushcare's Big Day out?

Preparing for BBDO 2019   Winter isn't just coming, it's here! As cold air moves across thecontinent it's a great time to start planning and prepping for your Big Day Out in September. Nine groups have registered so far this year and we're looking forward to registering many more events.Here's three things to do in June for planning your BBDO …Read more »

Shore Bird Identification Workshop

When: Tuesday 25th June

Where: 33 Percy Street Portland @ 10:00 am

Join BirdLife Australia's "Migratory Shore Birds" team for a workshop and beach walk, where you can learn more about the amazing lives of this diverse group of birds, the threats they face and how you can help them survive!

Don't forget your …Read more »

Biochar Study Tour 2019

Biochar enthusiasts from all over the world are coming together to share information and tour regional biochar projects. The study tour group will be visiting Portland to check out the Biochar Red Wheat Trail Site. If you haven't already booked your ticket to the Australia New Zealand Biochar Study Tour then now's your chance. Interested …Read more »

Trewalla Tree Planting Afternoon Sat 18th May

Trewalla Recreation Reserve is getting a make over. Over the past four years work has been ongoing to remove woody weeds which were out numbering the local native species. If you can spare an hour or two to help plant some native trees we would love you to come along.

Gorse Management Field Day

The Southwest Environment Alliance is teaming up with the Victorian Gorse Taskforce and Westvic Earthmoving to demonstrate best practice Gorse removal.

This is free community event and information will be available on Best Practice Management of this highly invasive weed. Funding opportunities will also be discussed and opportunities to apply for funding will be facilitated …Read more »

Atlas of Living Australia Training Sessions

Venue : Portland Football Netball and Cricket Clubrooms Date: April 17th 2019

A free app for recording your sightings of flora and fauna.

A tool for setting up Citizen Science Projects.

Session 1: (10:00 - 1pm)Focusing on on ground application targeting operation staff and community groups. Session 2: …Read more »

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