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



The early days at Liptrap and aboriginal discoveries of Dr Robert Wishart

Sat March 28 10.30am-1.00pm

The Tarwin Landcare group are hosting a session on the history of the Cape Liptrap area.

Alison (and Rob) Mittag will reflect on the early days at Liptrap and Alison’s memories of her father, who was a collector and explored the coast and aboriginal middens in the early 1900’s. A pleasant beach walk after the discussions will be held.

Please RSVP for this event as numbers are limited. Click here to RSVP for this event.

Morning tea provided. Please BYO lunch, walking shoes and a chair.

Explore the unique ecological values of Turtons Creek Falls

Sat March 28 4.30pm-6.30pm

Join the Friends of Turtons Creek to explore the unique ecological values of Turtons Creek Falls.

Where: Little Turtons Creek Falls (follow the signs)

Guest speakers: Peter Gannon: Friends of Turtons Creek. Peter will talk about the unique flora and fauna found along Turton’s Creek, including some of the region’s more unusual threatened species like the Gippsland Spiny Crayfish and Greater Gliders. Join us as we take a walk along the creek exploring the interface between Damp and Wet Forest at the waterfalls to Cool Temperate Rainforest in the headwaters.

Supper provided by the local CWA. Children welcome. Click here to RSVP for this event.

Please BYO Chair.

Pedal to Paddock Landcare Bike Ride

Sat April 18 10.30am-2.30pm 

Join the Franklin River Landcare group for a leisurely ride through the Franklin River catchment along the rail trail, exploring sites where landholders have undertaken revegetation and river restoration work. 

Visit the property of the Bacon's and hear about their long term involvement in restoring the Franklin River which flows through their dairy farm. 

Enjoy lunch at the picturesque Franklin River reserve before making your way back to Foster. 

Lunch provided. Please BYO bike and helmet. This free event is part of the Prom Coast Seachange Festival. Click here to RSVP for this event.

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