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Save Western Port Woodlands

Save Western Port Woodlands

Save Western Port Woodlands Dear Woodlanders The clock is ticking on our efforts to secure part of the former Holden Proving Ground for conservation. To recap, this is about 400 hectares of very high grade remnant woodland which forms the central chunk of the Western Port Woodlands and is…

DEECA April Newsletter for Environmental Volunteers and Landcarers

DEECA April Newsletter for Environmental Volunteers and Landcarers

From DEECA (3/4/24)… April Newsletter for environmental volunteers and landcarers In this edition: City Nature Challenge Grants Landcare for Country Training Parks Victoria Volunteer Strategy 2024 – 28 Resources Cat Management Strategy Read the Article Back to News

Victorian Landcare Grants open – apply by 30 April

From FriendsNET (22/3/24)…   Victorian Landcare Grants open – apply by 30 April A total of $3.55 million is available in 2024 for project and support grants across Victoria. Since 2000, Landcare Grants have invested $79 million in communities to enhance and protect the environment.…

South East Water Community Grants

South East Water Community Grants

From FriendsNET (12/3/24)…   South East Water Community Grants – Close 12 April 2024 Friends groups in the South East Water service area may be interested in their community grants. Eligible community groups can apply for funding between $500 to $10,000 per project. South East…

Report: Clean Up Australia Day at Hunter’s Crossing

Report: Clean Up Australia Day at Hunter’s Crossing

From the Hunter’s Crossing Site Co-ordinator… Clean Up Australia Day at Hunter’s Crossing We were a small group at Hunters Crossing this time on Clean Up Australia Day, yet a very productive one. We had a lovely family of Mum, Dad with 2 kids under…

DEECA March Newsletter for environmental volunteers and landcarers

DEECA March Newsletter for environmental volunteers and landcarers

From DEECA (4/3/24)…   March Newsletter for Environmental Volunteers and Landcarers In this edition: Five years of the Environmental Volunteering Plan Grants Awards Landcare for Country Training Opportunities Victorian Landcare Facilitator Program workshops Resources   Read the Newsletter Back to News

Australian Native Plant Sale Saturday 27 April 2024 at the Briars

Australian Native Plant Sale Saturday 27 April 2024 at the Briars

The Australian Plants Society Mornington Peninsula district group is holding an Australian Native Plant Sale at The Briars on Saturday 27 April 2024 from 10am to 3.30pm.

Get Ready: World Wildlife Day is 3 March

Get Ready: World Wildlife Day is 3 March

From Greenfleet (19/2/24)…   Get Ready: World Wildlife Day is 3 March Each year, the United Nations recognises World Wildlife Day on March 3. This day acknowledges the importance of the world’s native animals and the vital role they play in maintaining the earth’s biodiversity.…

Could pumping pure oxygen into the Darling River help reduce future fish kills?

Could pumping pure oxygen into the Darling River help reduce future fish kills?

From ABC News (20/2/24)…   Could pumping pure oxygen into the Darling River help reduce future fish kills? A trial to inject oxygen into the Darling River in a bid to improve conditions for marine life has begun in outback New South Wales. Last March,…

Clean Up Australia Day – Sunday, March 3

Clean Up Australia Day – Sunday, March 3

Clean Up Australia Day – Sunday, March 3 The big Clean Up Day is almost here! Please put the date in your diary and check out the Mornington Locations below. It helps if you register online beforehand, but it’s okay to just turn up. Clean…