A strong voice and strong support for Victorian Landcare
Living up to our Name: Landcare Partnership & Collaboration Workshop - Wednesday 29 May 2019
To be held following our LVI AGM, you are invited to attend the afternoon workshop (1:15pm - 4:15pm) or the full day (10:30am - 4:15pm).
The LVI AGM is being held at Monash University Law Chambers, Level 2, 555 Lonsdale St Melbourne.
Landcare is a unique and powerful partnership between community, business and government. In this workshop we will solidly step into the practice of what Landcare has become famous for, collaboration! Together, we will share our knowledge, practice skills and learn how to both engage and build mutually beneficial and long lasting partnerships with our local decision-makers and various community stakeholders.
Workshop Leader: Kim Boswell, The Forever Agenda. Kim is a Facilitator, Trainer and Coach with more than 20 years’ experience in community engagement, fundraising and volunteer management in the not for profit sector, including 10 years involvement in Landcare. Kim has raised just under 1 million dollars for Landcare projects, recruited more than 400 volunteers, started numerous groups and launched a new Landcare Network.
Please RSVP to the LVI Office email@example.com or 03 9207 5527 for catering purposes.
Full LVI AGM event details, including a detailed agenda and timings have now been published on the Victorian Landcare Gateway at https://www.landcarevic.org.au/groups/state/lvi/landcare-victoria-inc-annual-general-meeting/
Youth Engagement Grants for Invasive Species Management - Closing 30 Sep 2019!
This grant program has been established to support youth-friendly initiatives with a focus on invasive pest and weed issues in Victoria. Funding between $5,000 and $15,000 (ex GST) can be used to support the engagement of young people in existing groups and initiatives, or to develop new youth-focused initiatives. Click into news item for further details and/or to apply!
Happy Landcare Week 2019!
From the Victorian Landcare Awards on Friday, through to the national launch at Wentworth and sharing stories of Landcare’s history through the Landcare Voices Project! Click into the news item to hear more about what’s been happening to celebrate Landcare week!
2020 Science & Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry - Closing Friday 4 Oct 2019!
Applications are open for the Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, a competitive annual grants program supporting 18–35 year old innovators to undertake new and creative research projects that will benefit the agriculture sector. Click into news item for further details and/or to apply!
New laws to better protect our environment: Consultation open until 31 Oct 2019
On 1 July 2020, the new environment protection laws are intended to come into effect. Click into news item for further details and/or to contribute to the consultation.
Managing Climate Risk in Agriculture - presentations available
If you missed the West Gippsland CMA's "Managing Climate Risk in Agriculture" Conference back in June. All the presentations are now online, click into news item for link.