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



Expressios of Interest sought for: Koala projects in the Latrobe Region & Coastal Saltmarsh Mangrove Protection in Corner Inlet

Activties funded as part of the Koala project:

  • Fencing- up to $6 per metre
  • Revegetation- native plants or seed
  • Woody weed control- primarily blackberry

How to apply: Click here for more information. Click here to download a PDF copy of the Expression of Interest form. Please note: Expressions of Interest close Friday the 30th of January 2015.Contact Landcare Project Officer, Nicole Walsh for more information on (03) 5662 5759 or E: 

Activites funded as part of the Corner Inlet Saltmarsh Mangrove Protection project:

  • Fencing- up to $12 per metre
  • Revegetation- native plants
  • Weed control

How to apply: Click here for more information. Click here to download a PDF copy of the Expression of Interest Form. Please note: Expressions of Interest close on Monday the 19th of Jan 2015. Contact the Landcare Network for more information on (03) 5662 5759 or E:

Celebrating the history of Turtons Creek Saturday 10th of Jan 2015 4.30pm-6.30pm


Learn about the history of Turtons Creek and discover what the Turtons Creek Landcare group have been up to in recent months.

To RSVP please contact Jenny O'Sullivan on E: or call M: 0419 153 377

Shade and Shelter for Livestock Production Field Day Monday 16th of Feb 2015, 9.45am-2.30pm at Loch


Livestock graziers are invited to attend a field day on the design and management of shade and shelter for a productive farming system.

Guest speakers:

Land Management Extension Officer, Kylie Macreadie will present on design possibilites and shelter and shade management for your property.

District Veterinary Officer, Dianne Phillips will outline the animal health impacts of hot and cold weather evenets on livestock.

Where: 180 Andersons Hill Road, Loch.

What to bring: a chair and suitable outdoor clothing.

Click here for the event flyer with the link to RSVP.

Latest SGLN programs.

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  • Million Trees for South Gippsland counter thumbnail
  • Landcare Number Plates thumbnail
  • Cape Liptrap to Bunurong Victorian Environmental Partnership Program thumbnail
  • Soil Discussion Group thumbnail
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