A strong voice and strong support for Victorian Landcare
The State Landcare Awards were announced today at Government House. Congratulations to all the winners, highly commended and commended nominees for their outstanding and inspiring achievements!
Thank-you also to those who made the effort of nominating either on their own behalf or someone else’s and helped to promote the wonderful work of Landcare.
Landcare Award Winners: Lanie Pearce, Belinda Brennan, Tony Gardner, Wodonga Urban Landcare Network Inc, Bass Coast Landcare Network, Jallukar Landcare Group, John Pye, Australian Landcare International, Fraser Pogue, Cundare Duverney Landcare Group, Gippsland Intrepid Landcare, Newham Primary School, Victorian Wader Study Group, Malmsbury District Landcare Group and Woka Walla Land Management Crew
For those award winners going on to represent Victoria at the 2020 National Landcare Awards, we wish you the best of luck!
Full stories of this year’s award winners will be published shortly.
Details of past Victorian Landcare Award winners can be found here: https://www.landcarevic.org.au/resources/victorian-landcare-awards-recipients/
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.