We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of these lands and waters. A major focus of the Black Spur Creek Wetland (BSCW) project has been to restore Eucalypt Forests/Woodlands and Swamp/Riparian Scrub with their diverse flora and fauna. Invasive dominating weeds can hinder this...
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We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of these lands and waters. Platypuses are now officially listed as vulnerable in Victoria. This makes the Black Spur Creek Wetland Project, and other work of Landcare and the West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority (WGCMA), all the...
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We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of these lands and waters. World Rivers Day was the fourth Sunday in September. “Rivers are the arteries of our planet; they are lifelines in the truest sense.” Mark Angelo. https://worldriversday.com/ Jacob, one of our younger Landc...
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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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