Posts tagged as ‘Flora’

Kamarooka Wetlands Tour and Bill’s Big Day Out

As part of the Naturally Loddon Festival,

the Loddon Plains Landcare Network is pleased to announce this upcoming event

Kamarooka Wetlands tourKamarooka Bill Gallagher big day out Seating is limited, so seats will be allocated on a first come basis.

 

Posted 15 August 2016 in Community Engagement, Education, Events, Fauna, Flora, News

Grey Grasstree Launch – St Arnaud

Please find attached your invitation to the Public Launch and Community Day for the St Arnaud Field Nats Club’s Grey Grass-tree Recovery Project. Invite GGT Launch + map (002)

This has been funded by the Government through Communities for Nature and Threatened Species Protection Initiative Grants over the last 2 years.

The Club is proud of its achievement in protecting this FFG Act Listed species and would  very pleased if you or members of your group were able to attend on Sunday 11th of September 2016.

Invitation

Invitation

Posted 3 August 2016 in Community Engagement, Flora

LPLN member group, Mt Korong Eco-Watch (MKEW) negotiates successful outcome

The following article about the successful negotiation by MKEW with DEDJTR and Ironbark Mining, was published in the Loddon Times on the 19-07-2016.

Loddon Times 19 7 16008

Posted 21 July 2016 in Community Engagement, Cultural, Fauna, Flora, News

Green Army opportunities in our area

The Green Army is an Australian Government initiative that helps connect young Australians with meaningful work through environmental and conservation projects across the nation.

The Green Army can provide you with skills, training and experience to improve your employment prospects while you work on projects that generate real and lasting benefits for the environment and Australian Heritage sites.

Join the Green Army Here’s a link to the Green Army poster

Simply join the Manpower Green Army Participant Community by registering your details,  projects are now open for applications in our area. Follow the link to the Green Army poster located above.

What’s in it for you?
  • Being part of a Green Army team will provide you with valuable skills, training and experience that will support you in future career prospects
  • You will have the opportunity to undertake accredited training such as work readiness, conservation and land management, heritage conservation, project and human resource management and heritage trade skills
  • You will be trained in First Aid and Work Health and Safety before starting a project
  • You will be supported to obtain Certificate I or II qualifications or nationally endorsed skills set to help you prepare for the workforce or improve your career opportunities
  • You will receive an allowance during your placement in the Green Army
  • You will be contributing to a nationwide effort to clean up Australia’s environment and help your local community
  • You will be a part of Australia’s largest-ever team of young Australians supporting environmental action in our history

Manpower will ensure you are provided with transport to and from a nominated pick up point and get you to and from training activities.

You will be provided with appropriate clothing and safety gear during your time on the project including, boots, trousers, hat, gloves, shirts and where necessary wet weather gear and jumpers or jackets for cold climates.

As a Green Army participant you will be involved in a project for up to 30 hours a week for a period of 20-26 weeks and undertake a range of activities

Posted 11 May 2016 in Education, Fauna, Flora, News, Weeds

Bendigo Family Nature Club – Fungi fun day

Fungai Fun Foray
SUNDAY 15 May
8.40am – 3.40pm
Discover the kingdom of Fungi as we descend to a perched lake on the edge of the Great Dividing Range. A scenic adventure all day bus tour.

Another excellent , educational, free outdoor activity with the Bendigo Family Nature Club.

Registraation here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/fungi-fun-foray-tickets-25302620820

To register, copy and paste link into your address bar. Registrations here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/fungi-fun-foray-tickets-25302620820 

 

Posted 11 May 2016 in Education, Flora

Quandong & Sandalwoods

What is known about the cultural significance, conservation and the opportunities for commercialisation of this extraordinary group of parasitic plants?

This free event is on Tuesday 10th May, 10:00 am-11:30 as advertised at Tim Bardens Ko-Warra Native Grasses 537 Echuca-Mitiamo Road.

Event Reminder - Quandong & Sandalwoods

Then (NOTE)*

At 11:30am drive to Moama Football Club (Perricoota Road, opposite the cemetery)

(this is a change of afternoon location due to the high level of interest)

for 12:00 lunch and presentations until 2:30.

 

RSVP by Friday May 6 to Jim Begley at the Goulburn Broken CMA on 03 5764 7503 or jimb@gbcma.vic.gov.au

 

Posted 4 May 2016 in Cultural, Flora, News

Listening to the Mount – Culture at Kooyoora and Korong

Culture at Kooyoora and Korong – event flyer

When: Sunday 29 May 2016, 9:30am – 1:00pm

Please follow the link below to the flier..

Culture at Kooyoora and Korong - event flyer p1Culture at Kooyoora and Korong – event flyer

Posted 30 April 2016 in Cultural, Fauna, Flora, News

Ephemeral Soaks of the North Western Goldfields – Field Day

Flier for Ephemeral Soaks Field Day

Posted 17 November 2015 in Flora, News

Geoff Beilby presents Wildflowers of Western Australia

Geoff Beilby 2015

Posted 4 November 2015 in Flora