Would you like to come along and hear first hand about the biochar trail work that is taking place locally?
If the answer is yes then pencil October 21 into your dairy. Guest from far and abroad will be traveling to Victoria in October to participate in a Study Tour and Conference on Mainstreaming …Read more »
Do you live along the Fitzroy River or Darlots creek? If you do and have an interest in restoring your waterway then now is the time to act. For information on how to design and access funding for improved waterway health contact Jarred Obst from the Glenelg Hopkins CMA.
Information supplied by Garry Kerr (Tarragal Landcare Group Member & project leader)
Over the past few months the Tarragal Landcare set have been busy completing the first of three enclosures in its moonah replacement program on private property. This initiative enjoys the whole hearted support of private landowners involved. It is intended to be an …Read more »
Information supplied by Gary Kerr
Progress and effort have delivered some great outcomes over the past few months. The group have been working hard to secure funding and strengthen partnerships. The future for this group is looking bright. Investing in a project plan allows groups to know where they are going and details how to …Read more »
The groups recent AGM delivered some great outcomes, new volunteers and fresh ideas were shared along over a cup of hot tea and some delicious cake.
Moving forward the group will be focussing their efforts around 2 main project ideas that were shared at the AGM. A planning discussion lead by group President Debbie Oakley …Read more »
By Kate Joseph South West Prime Lamb Research Officer
South West Prime Lamb Group (SWPLG) is a group of prime lamb producers based between the coast and as far north as Cavendish. To maintain productivity producers are applying high rates of fertiliser to their pastures. As well as being a very high input cost, there …Read more »
Enrol now to secure your place at the Portland Tafe studying Certificate 2 in Horticulture.
This fun hand on course will provide participants with learning opportunities focused on bush regeneration. If you manage or volunteer with a community organisation or group who are looking after a natural environment then this course is for you.
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 »
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 »
The Southwest Environment Alliance is super delighted to be co hosting and managing the Gorae west Trial site in 2019 in partnership with the Glenelg Hopkins CMA.
The project was originally set up under the Tarragal Landcare Group by former Landcare Facilitator Gary Milich and local biochar expert Doug Phillips. Sadly, Doug Phillips passed away …Read more »
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 »