Victorian Volcanic Plains Conservation Management Network

Raising awareness about the value and use of native grasslands, seasonal wetlands, grassy woodlands & other ecosystems on the Victorian Volcanic Plains

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Stony Rises Winter Wild Bio Blitz

You are invited to the Stony Rises Winter Wild Biodiversity Blitz! A chance to explore an incredible and often under appreciated part of our volcanic landscape, get to know the local plants and wildlife while participating in important citizen science surveys, and pick up some practical tips and skills along the way, from monitoring our biodiversity to building kangaroo gates in your fences (wire and stone).


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Linking Landscapes- insights from Gondwana Link and the Great Eastern Ranges

The Bunanyung Landscape Alliance (BLA) is delighted to announce that – for one night only – Keith Bradby, CEO of Gondwana Link, and Gary Howling, Director of the Great Eastern Ranges  Initiative will be in Ballarat to share their experiences with large-scale landscape projects, and to offer insights to help shape a similar initiative in the Ballarat region in the form of the budding Bunanyung Landscape Alliance.

When: Thursday 31 May 2018, 7-9pm

Where: Earth Ed Centre, Olympic Avenue, Mount Clear, VIC 3350

Free event         Light refreshments provided

To help with catering please RSVP to Amy Hahs (0448 545 870 or or through Eventbrite

More details about the speakers on the Eventbrite link

The Bunanyung Landscape Alliance is an alliance of community members, landcare and friends groups, networks and associations involved in promoting the health of biodiversity for the urban and rural catchments of the Moorabool, Leigh and Woady Yaloak, all which form the northern part of the Corangamite Catchment Area. By combining the names into the “Bunanyung Landscape Alliance” the past, present and future is expressed and identified.

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Conserving kangaroo grassland communities

The second part in this series on the Recreating the Country blog, explores ‘the value of restoration for conserving these critically endangered communities and how a small community in south-western Victoria is approaching this issue’ link

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Friends of Forgotten Woodlands Newsletter

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Here is the latest newsletter for Friends of the Forgotten Woodlands Inc. Please note the date for the next AGM is Wednesday 8 August and it will be held in Hamilton.

Membership renewals will be due in June get in line with the financial year. We hope you enjoy this edition of the newsletter. May_Newsletter