Landcare news and opportunities Opportunities and awards BestWool/BestLamb & BetterBeef Conference 2022: 15-16 June, Bendigo. Book tickets online: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/bestwoolbestlamb-betterbeef-conference-2022-tickets-332331351017 Victorian Gorse Taskforce Small Community Grants closing date extended: The Victorian Gorse Taskforce (VGT) is calling for grant applications for their 2022/2023 Small Community Grants Program. The VGT are interested in supporting groups, starting from just
Landcare news and opportunities Opportunities and awards Future Drought Fund: Resilient Soils and Landscapes: The Future Drought Fund provides a sustainable source of funding to help Australian farmers and agricultural-dependent communities and businesses become more prepared for and resilient to the impacts of drought. https://www.communitygrants.gov.au/grants/drought-resilient-soils-and-landscapes-grants-program Celebrating Women in Conservation Breakfast 2022: The 11th annual Celebrating Women
Despite being dry in the Northern part of the group, mild conditions on top of the green summer have meant that both flora and fauna have thrived. I’m sure anyone who spends time either working in, or just observing the great outdoors would have noticed in recent times how healthy and vibrant farm ecosystems are after two incredible growing seasons! From tiny invertebrates all the way through to Wedge Tailed Eagles, it is exciting to see natures response to a couple of good years!
2020 will be etched into everyone’s memory for all the wrong reasons, but in terms of both agriculture and environment it will go down as one of the best seasons in recent history
We are getting reports back of some fantastic results from last years reveg projects, both in survival and vigour which is extremely pleasing! Driving around the district it is great to see long established trees, and even old remnants looking the best they have for years.