Restoring landscapes across the Mount Alexander Region

Free Indigenous Seed Collection Workshops

Posted on 16 March, 2009 by Connecting Country

The session is designed to introduce participants to all aspects of collecting seed identification, collection, extraction, cleaning and storage of indigenous species. The workshop will cover include a basic theory session and a practical session in the afternoon. Continue Reading »

 

Day Out at Little Lake Boort

Posted on 16 March, 2009 by Connecting Country

North Central CMA is organising a great day out at Little Lake Boort for all landcarers across the region, to thank you all for your hard work and contributions to caring for our environment.

The theme of this year’s Landcare forum is ‘Landcare – Imagining the Future’. It will be a day of fun, laughter, interesting speakers, indigenous activities and entertainment, as well as information and ideas to inspire future projects. We will also be launching our booklet ‘Celebrating our Most Significant Change Stories of Landcare in the North Central Region’. Continue Reading »

 

Loddon River Planning

Posted on 4 March, 2009 by Connecting Country

Planning day at the Loddon River, Newstead, 4th of March.

 

Planning Day

Posted on 18 October, 2008 by Connecting Country

A planning day is proposed for October 18th to highlight the issues and concerns about the Loddon River. This will provide a great opportunity to learn more about the Loddon and how we can restore the health of the river. There will also be a spotlighting walk along the river with local naturalist Garry Cheers on Thursday 9th October. Contact Jennie Grundy on 5476 2314

Location: Loddon River at Newstead

 

Priority and Planning Workshop

Posted on 15 October, 2008 by Connecting Country

Connecting Country’s workshop held in the Chewton Town Hall saw more than forty people have their knowledge and interest recorded about the potential for landscape restoration in the Mount Alexander Shire. Community people interested in the environment along with some agency representatives were taken through the steps of identifying natural resource management works that are already happening in the shire and then went on to look at areas that have the possibilities for future restoration works. Continue Reading »

 

National Bird Day data from the Castlemaine Field Naturalists

Posted on 1 October, 2008 by Connecting Country

Chris Morris from the Castlemaine Field Naturalist Club has kindly provided data from the National Bird Day counts in the Castlemaine area. The records have been collected annually from 2000. You can view a graph of results via the attached photo.

 

The Connecting Country website is live

Posted on 1 August, 2008 by Connecting Country

The Connecting Country website is live and public! Please browse around and feel free to submit photos, news and events.

Location: Mount Alexander Shire