We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of these lands and waters.  On the home page of this website there’s an update video (made by Jill) focusing on recent Nerrena Tarwin Valley Landcare Group’s activities. It includes virtual farm walks for the “Making the Tar...
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We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of these lands and waters. Peter and I took this photo of a large male koala on the middle bridge on May 2nd. There’s been a full time ecologist on site with the tree clearers to try and ensure any wildlife is safely re-located.We live...
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Much has happened since the last update 2 months ago.There has been tragedy and loss and there has also been construction, building, nurturing and regeneration.We have moved from group gatherings to social distancing whilst social cohesion, cooperation, communication and car...
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While fires raged in the east, farms here have remained green and there is still water in the wetlands. Adjoining the BSCW, we’ve seen Lace Monitors, Sugar Gliders, Echidnas, Koalas, snakes and many birds including a family of 3 Wedgetail Eagles over the past few weeks. Ou...
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Most of you will have heard that CPB contractors will be undertaking the $115.2 million upgrade and realignment of the South Gippsland Highway through the Black Spur Wetland area. Already some fencing of an adjoining property has commenced and we will be seeing other activit...
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We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of these lands and waters.Yay!!! …for all the Landcare warriors who are quietly and effectively controlling weeds - including woody weeds like Willows, Sweet Pittosporum and Tree Tobacco ! Melissa and Luke appreciated the excellen...
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We are proud to acknowledge the Bunurong/Boonwurrung people as the traditional owners of these lands and waters.On Sunday we joined the throngs of people on the rail trail taking in the dynamic spectacle of our Tarwin River in flood – an extensive waterscape within the lan...
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Rain came and the wetlands refilled just 2 days after 24 Friends of Cranbourne Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria visited the Black Spur as part of a South Gippsland Discovery Tour. Our landcare group executive hosted the morning activities and Luke described the work he and Mel...
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It’s very humbling to contemplate the hundreds of generations of people who have lived and travelled through the Black Spur. Time adds another dimension to this place. The Bunurong, with archaeologists, have generously shared insights into this history with NTV Landca...
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One of the really rewarding things about revegetation (or protecting remnant vegetation) is the way that the plants keep working for us ever after – growing bigger, sequestering green house gases, safe guarding water quality, enriching and stabilising soils, providing food...
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