Restoring landscapes across the Mount Alexander Region

Autumn Workshop series 2018

Autumn Series Workshops: Monitoring Healthy Habitats

Birdata Workshop: Friday 13 April
Andrew Silcocks from BirdLife Australia provided an excellent introduction and practical demonstration of how to use the online Birdata mapping portal and smartphone app. We all learnt so much, whether a beginner or an old hand. The video tutorials at this link provide an excellent summary of the content Andrew covered:

Caring for Large Old Trees: Saturday 28 April
Connecting Country’s Tanya Loos, Bonnie Humphreys; and Kylie Stafford from Mount Alexander Shire Council discussed the value and care of old eucalypts.
Presented in partnership with the Mount Alexander Shire Council, this workshop was at the beautiful Guildford Saddle Club. Landholder Vicky Webb wrote an excellent summary of the workshop:  click  here. Bonnie Humphreys supplied a plant-list-for-large-old-trees-2018 that are appropriate for planting under large old trees.

Nestboxes for Wildlife: Sunday 6 May 2018
Miles Geldard shared his extensive knowledge on the design, construction, installation, and monitoring of nest boxes for wildlife on your property. At Mackenzie’s Hill, and then the second workshop Nestboxes for Wildlife #2: Sunday 17 June 2018 was presented at Sutton Grange. A brief summary of the first workshop is available here. A fact sheet is in preparation.