AGM invite and July News

Our 2016 AGM: Saturday the 23rd July

Woodend Landcare’s restoration plan for Lake Earnshaw and the Macedon Ranges Koala Project will be the focus for our 2016 Annual General Meeting. The informative afternoon will kick off at 1.30 pm on Saturday the 23rd of July at the Woodend Neighbourhood House.

Woodend Landcare’s Thursday Crew are very passionate about the restoration of Lake Earnshaw and they have recently developed an inspiring draft plan for the area – including future revegetation sites, paths and possibly a sheltered picnic table. We will launch the draft plan at the AGM and invite your feedback and input.

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Linda Healy, a local wildlife rescuer, will discuss sightings, patterns, threats and protection of our special local native – the Koala. Photo: Sam Ford

The Macedon Ranges Koala Project is an initiative of local wildlife rescuers that has been operating since 2009. The project aims to give a local picture of koala populations and better insight into their threats and guidance for management. You can submit sightings online at http://www.mrkp.org.au. What have been the findings and what can we do to help? Come along on the 23rd to find out!

RSVPs to the AGM are appreciated for catering purposes to woodendlandcare@gmail.com. We look forward to seeing you there.

Woodend Landcare Memberships are Due

With our AGM coming up, this also means that our annual memberships are due for renewal. Click here for a membership form and for more information about our group.

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Please show your support for our group and make sure your covered by insurance at our working bees by being a current member. Photo: Sandy Scheltema.

It’s also a good time to call out for new committee members; nominations are open for all positions, but we are especially looking for a new general committee members. We’d love to see some new faces on the committee, which works to promote and coordinate Landcare activities and keeps us all going operationally. Meetings are a friendly bi-monthly catch-up. Please contact Kate (5427 2312) or Krista (5427 2140) if you are interested.

Upper Campaspe Landcare Network Winter News

Click here to view – includes useful information on up and coming events including rabbit buster and weeds field days in Malmsbury. It also contains a link to the North Central Catchment Management Authority Monthly Landcare News; “the Chat”.

Two interesting local events

Farm Field Day 2016-1

 

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