LIFE – Landcare Is For Everyone – is the slogan for Landcare nationally and during Landcare Week (2–8 September) events are taking place around the country.
Woodend Landcare will be providing advice on indigenous plants and handing out FREE native plants at the Woodend Farmers’ Market on Saturday, 7 September from 9am to 1pm.
Kate Daniel, Woodend Landcare President, believes that Landcare Week is a great time for members of the community to get to know their local Landcare group.
“We receive quite a few calls and emails from locals asking for advice on what plants grow well in Woodend, so we thought that a spring plant stall would appeal to our community,” said Kate.
“We always welcome new people who might be interested in volunteering with us, and Landcare Week is a great time for newcomers to come along and see what Landcare is all about.
“People can also come and find out about a new program we have to reduce numbers of Indian Myna birds in the Macedon Ranges,” added Kate.
Thousands of Landcare groups across Australia work voluntarily all year round to protect and restore our country’s precious natural resources.
Woodend Landcare has around 250 plants to give away, including native lily, acacia and eucalypt.