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



Pedal to Produce; Koonwarra Cycling Tour. Sat Sept 6 2014

Experience the regions produce and countryside in a fun and informative way.

What: A cycling tour from the Koonwarra Farmers Market to two local properties followed by lunch (return transport back to the market provided). Approximately 6km of easy riding.

Where: Meet at 10am at the Koonwarra Farmers Market, Koonwarra-Inverloch Road, Koonwarra

Time:   10.00am 2.00pm

Cost: $20 per person includes bike hire and lunch (gourmet venison sausage /vegetarian alternative)

RSVP: With dietary and bike hire requirements to Kate Williams on T: (03) 5662 5759 or email . For the event flyer click here


Managing Wet Soils to Minimize Damage by Livestock. Fri Sept 26 2014

Hear about Chris Johnson and Joe Seawright's experiences of managing their wet soils and river flats for optimum production. By working closely with Melbourne Water and Lancdare, their farm has been transformed with tracks, subdivision, stock containment areas and pasture renovation.

Where: 1784 Westernport Rd, Heath Hill

When: Friday the 26th of September 2014, 1.00pm to 4.00pm

Guest Speakers: Benita Kelsall, DEPI and Lousie Kerford, Melbourne Water

RSVP: to SGLN be September 22nd on 5662 5759 or email


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