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Welcome to 2016

• 8, January 2016

Before we get started… Corflute Landcare signs are currently available at the SOLN offices, 69 Nelson Street, Apollo Bay. We would love to see more of these signs on the landscape to increase our profile in the year ahead, so please pop in and grab one for yourself and a bunch for your Landcare group […]


Today is the best pozible day to support threatened species

• 27, November 2015

For every dollar you donate today to SOLN’s threatened species conservation work, the State Government of Victoria will match it. This is an initiative of the Department of Environment Land Water and Planning and the crowdfunding platform Pozible. Five projects have been selected to feature in the Threatened Species Initiative collection and our Landcare is […]


Environmental Monitoring and Photography Workshops

• 5, November 2015

Wildlife Cameras are rolling out across the Southern Otways as part of our inaugural Spring Monitoring Event. SOLN staff and volunteers have been visiting sites in a variety of Ecological Vegetation Classes to assess vegetation and undertake fauna monitoring. The data we collect will be used to inform management of Landcare plantings to improve their […]


The Great Ocean Road – a National Heritage Place

• 18, August 2015

We’ve recently had cause here in the SOLN offices to look at the Gazettal Notice for the Great Ocean Road as a National Heritage Place. The National Heritage List (NHL)  recognises and affords protection to our most significant cultural and natural landscapes. The Great Ocean Road between Torquay and Allansford was formally added to the […]


Energy Solutions for Rural Properties

• 28, July 2015

Energy Solutions for Rural Properties: Workshop. Otway Coast Regenerative Farmers are hosting a workshop on Energy Solutions for Rural Properties, with a focus on renewables. The Workshop will focus on: Strategies to reduce use; The current and anticipated economics of the energy market; Thinking through your needs: methodologies for assessing use and requirements; Different energy […]