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Analog Forestry and Dry Stone Walls

• 4, April 2014

Interesting workshops are being held by some terrific community groups. Between April 28th – 30th, the Moorabool Landcare Network are hosting an Analog Forestry Workshop. Analog forests are planned forests that mimic the structure and function of pre-existing climax forests to provide both conservation benefits and farmer income during the early stages of succession. Moorabool […]

Southern Otway Landcare eNews July 2013

• 23, July 2013

Are you a land lover? Come to the Landcare Expo 10am – 4 pm August 10 Landcare are pleased to announce the line up for our Landcare Expo, which will be held at the Apollo Bay Youth Club in Moore Street on August the 10th. The Expo will feature a range of presentations and displays […]

Upcoming events: photos,flowers and fire

• 1, September 2011

Macro photography workshop Don’t forget that on the evening of Thursday the 8th of December, the president of the Southern Otway Landcare Network Ros Jamieson will presenting a workshop on the art of macro (close up) photography. Ros is a passionate and experienced photographer and her workshop is suitable for all skill levels. Bring your […]

Dung Beetles Alive!

• 30, June 2011

The Southern Otway Landcare Network (SOLN) has been lucky enough to obtain 3 colonies of the winter active dung beetle Bubus Bison. Each colony is worth over $700 and contains over 1000 individuals. These colonies will be given to three lucky participants at our Field Day on Tuesday 19th July 2011 at the Hordern Vale […]

The Soil is the Answer – One-Day Free Agricultural Seminar

• 22, October 2010

Regenerative farming seminar Nov 22 2010 “THE SOIL IS THE ANSWER” ONE-DAY FREE AGRICULTURAL SEMINAR, WITH PROFESSOR PAUL HEPPERLY OF THE WORLD-RENOWNED RODALE INSTITUTE: Subjects covered will include:   Farming for increased soil fertility and improved water retention; Increasing plants’ access to minerals in the soil; Healthy soils, healthy animals, healthy people; Carbon sequestration from […]