South Gippsland Landcare Network

PO Box 419 Leongatha Vic 3953
Phone: (03) 5662 5759  |  Fax: (03) 5662 5569

Landcare improves the environment: Protected remnant bush on the upper edges of the Tarwin Catchment Landcare is for everyone: The Foster North group enjoyed their recent tree planting day restoring Strzelecki Koala habitat Landcare improves your property: By planting out gullies, landholders can reduce erosion and create effective shelter for stock Landcare improves your productivity: Healthy soil is not only good for your farm, but also good for the environment Landcare is for the community: The Tarwin community recently joined forces with the Richmond Football Club to plant trees around the Tarwin Lower footy oval



Sustainable Farm Practices on Steep Slopes April 28 2014

What: Learn from Bob and Robyn Gray's experiences of running beef, sheep and growing trees as agroforestry on their steep property at Torwood. Guest speakers include: Clinton Tepper of Heatwood Plantations; the tehnical and business aspects of farm forestry and Louise Kerferd of Melbourne Water.

Where: 585 Torwood-Topiram Road, Torwood

Time: 10.30am to 3.00pm

Cost: Free, lunch provided

RSVP: Nicole Walsh on 56625759 or 0400 141 929

What's limiting beef production in South Gippy? Examining the role of pasture species Monday May 26 2014

Review pasture trials conducted on Robert and Nicki Bells 330 ha beef farm.

What: Topics covered; Agronomist John Gallienne will disucss results of a long term pasture trial (Grasslands Society Inc.). Best pasture species for beef and sheep operations. New pasture species for beef and sheep operations since the trial.

Where: 'Bundella' 640 Meeniyan Promontory Road, Buffalo

Time: 1.00pm to 3.30pm

Cost: Free, afternoon tea provided 

RSVP: Jenny O'Sullivan by 22 May on  5662 5759 or 0419 153377

After help with fencing and revegetation in the Cape Liptrap- Bunurong area? Expressions of Interest Close May 12 2014

The Victorian Government has provided $650,000 in funding to the West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority to work with landholders to improve the quality and extent of native vegetation in the Bunurong-Cape Liptrap area.

All landholders in the project area with properties >2 ha are invited to express interest (EOI) in the project by completing a returning an EOI form to the South Gippsland Landcare Network by COB Monday, 12 May 2014.

Click here to download and information brochure. Click here to download and EOI form.

Enquiries please contact Kate Williams on 5662 5759 or 0428 317 928 or email


Latest SGLN programs.

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