Up2Us Landcare Alliance http://up2us.org.au Caring For Mansfield's Environment Mon, 25 Jun 2018 04:03:40 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Local Supermarkets on track to be Single-Use Plastic Bag Free! http://up2us.org.au/news/local-supermarkets-on-track-to-be-single-use-plastic-bag-free/ Mon, 25 Jun 2018 04:03:40 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=1603 Its not long now until the 1st July and the retirement of single-use plastic bags from Marks IGA Mansfield and FoodWorks Mansfield checkouts. To help make sure you’re ready for this positive, sustainable change, both supermarkets have a wide variety of plastic-free options to choose from – reusable bags, cardboard boxes, paper bags and trolley […]

Local Supermarkets on track to be Single-Use Plastic Bag Free! | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Positive Local Initiatives to Phase Out Plastic http://up2us.org.au/news/positive-local-initiatives-to-phase-out-plastic/ Mon, 18 Jun 2018 01:59:21 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=1583 July – ’tis the season for rain, snow and taking up the challenge to be Plastic Free! The month of July provides the inspiration to reduce the amount of plastic we use in our daily lives, especially single-use plastics such as shopping bags, bottles, coffee cups and straws.  The two local supermarkets, FoodWorks Mansfield and […]

Positive Local Initiatives to Phase Out Plastic | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Blackberry and Pattersons Curse Managment http://up2us.org.au/news/blackberry-and-pattersons-curse-managment/ Fri, 08 Jun 2018 01:31:00 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=1564 Are you a landholder with Blackberry or Pattersons Curse issues? Well now is the time to take action against these highly invasive weeds. Read the attached article to learn how you can help to control them on your property and in the region. There is a new group of locals in the Howes Creek and […]

Blackberry and Pattersons Curse Managment | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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KISS the Dirt – Erosion YouTube video clips http://up2us.org.au/news/kiss-the-dirt-erosion-youtube-video-clips/ Mon, 07 May 2018 05:32:06 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=1532 Up2Us Landcare Alliance is excited to announce the launch of the KISS the Dirt – Erosion YouTube video clips!!! Funded by the Australian Government, these three clips are short, instructional films for those landholders in the Mansfield area who have erosion issues on their properties and who are looking for fixes that require minimal budget […]

KISS the Dirt – Erosion YouTube video clips | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Regroup the Gully – Case Study http://up2us.org.au/news/regroup-the-gully-case-study/ Mon, 23 Apr 2018 01:26:19 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=1520 Check out our case study which talks about one of the soils projects – Regroup the Gully – which we have been delivering to the community over the last 12 months. Regroup the Gully case study        

Regroup the Gully – Case Study | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Saving Our Soils – Field Day Event http://up2us.org.au/news/saving-our-soils-field-day-event/ Wed, 21 Mar 2018 16:49:01 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=1516 SOS – Saving Our Soils If you haven’t already there is still time to register your interest in attending this informative field day event. With a talk by Agriculture Victoria personnel and a live demonstration by a local contractor, come along and learn more about the erosion issues in the Mansfield area and what we […]

Saving Our Soils – Field Day Event | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Saving Our Soils – Erosion Control Field Day http://up2us.org.au/news/saving-soils-erosion-control-field-day/ Wed, 07 Mar 2018 00:10:51 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=1498 Are you a landholder with erosion issues on your property? Involved in working to assit the local community in fixing erosion problems on their land?  Then you’ll be interested in attending the Save Our Soils Erosion Control Field Day. With a presentation by Agricutlure Victoria and a live on-site demonstration by a local contractor, you’ll […]

Saving Our Soils – Erosion Control Field Day | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Healthy Hectares – Pests and Planting http://up2us.org.au/news/healthy-hectares-pests-planting/ Wed, 28 Feb 2018 03:22:55 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=1491 Healthy Hectares – Pest plants_animals With presentations from people whose work is trying to assist community to manage pest plants and animals, you will learn the most up to date management techniques which you will be able to transfer to your own property. Biodiversity techniques including the differences between direct seeding and hand planting will […]

Healthy Hectares – Pests and Planting | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Small Farms Grow Big Ideas North East Bus Tour http://up2us.org.au/news/small-farms-grow-big-ideas-north-east-bus-tour/ Tue, 30 Jan 2018 21:53:06 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=1482 North East Farm Farm Tour extra information & tour outline 

Small Farms Grow Big Ideas North East Bus Tour | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Office hours for Christmas period and New Year dates http://up2us.org.au/news/office-hours-christmas-period-new-year-dates/ Thu, 21 Dec 2017 04:46:09 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=1474 Thanks for all the support you have given Up2Us over 2017. We have a great start of the year with a series of events straight up 17th Feb – Healthy Hectares; Water on your Farm 3rd-4th March – Overnight bus tour to the North East visiting farms such as a distillery, tea producer, chestnuts and […]

Office hours for Christmas period and New Year dates | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Locating the lost Phascogale http://up2us.org.au/news/locating-lost-phascogale/ Mon, 11 Dec 2017 03:24:18 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=1465 Locating the Lost Phascogale The Phas-co-what?  A small tree dwelling Australian marsupial which many people know little about called a Phascogale.  I knew so little about this mammal prior to developing and managing the project within the Mansfield Shire and in partnership with the Mansfield Secondary College.  Click on the link or the photo to […]

Locating the lost Phascogale | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Farm planning for small properties http://up2us.org.au/news/1420/ Wed, 25 Oct 2017 03:17:30 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=1420 Healthy Hectares – property planning Come along and find out how you can make the most of your small acreage!  For more information please feel free to contact Us at the Up2Us office!

Farm planning for small properties | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Property Planning with Healthy Hectares workshops http://up2us.org.au/news/property-planning-healthy-hectares-workshops/ Mon, 16 Oct 2017 06:05:12 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=1415 Are you a small acreage landholder looking to create a productive and environmentally sustainable property? Up2Us Landcare Alliance in partnership with the Euroa Arboretum and through the Healthy Hectares program presents a series of property planning workshops to help you navigate some of the land management issues you might face on your block of land. […]

Property Planning with Healthy Hectares workshops | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Native Garden Design Competition http://up2us.org.au/news/native-garden-design-competition/ Mon, 16 Oct 2017 05:04:05 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=1408 Calling all budding garden designers! The Delatite Landcare Group is hosting a competition to design a native garden in a small area within the Mansfield Secondary College grounds. Key requirements for the design include designing to utilise appropriate local native plants, incorporating the requirements of the school as well as providing suitable habitat for birds […]

Native Garden Design Competition | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Treasures with Geocaching http://up2us.org.au/news/treasures-with-geocaching/ Mon, 25 Sep 2017 01:31:37 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=1398 If you haven’t heard of it already, Geocaching is an international outdoor recreational activity in which participants use a GPS and coordinates to seek out hidden containers within which are found various treasures. If you would like to have a go at geocaching, get some exercise and enjoy the fresh spring air and sunshine, come […]

Treasures with Geocaching | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Native Garden Workshop http://up2us.org.au/news/native-garden-workshop/ Mon, 11 Sep 2017 06:21:23 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=1383 Spring has almost sprung! Are you are wanting to breathe some new life into your garden, attract native birds and beneficial insects or get some basic design ideas if you are starting your garden completely from scratch? Then head along to the Native Garden Design Workshop this Sunday 17th September 2017 from 10am-12pm at the […]

Native Garden Workshop | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Boomerang Bags – a case study http://up2us.org.au/news/boomerang-bags-case-study/ Mon, 11 Sep 2017 01:07:53 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=1360 Take a look at how Boomerang Bags has worked here, click on the link below to see more. Boomerang bags case study

Boomerang Bags – a case study | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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National Tree Day 2017 http://up2us.org.au/news/national-tree-day-2017/ Wed, 02 Aug 2017 01:14:36 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=1341 A huge thank you to everyone who participated and we look forward to the change in the landscape with our plantings.  Click on the photo to read about the difference National Tree Day makes.

National Tree Day 2017 | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Soils and Veggie Workshop http://up2us.org.au/news/soils-veggie-workshop/ Thu, 27 Jul 2017 05:06:53 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=1338 Join Up2Us Landcare Alliance, 19th August, for a Soils and Veggie Workshop. Meet with local producers, Simone Boyd, Heirloom Naturally, Bio dynamic Gardner Pat Dowling and soil scientist Cath Botta. Check out the case study on Heirloom Naturally

Soils and Veggie Workshop | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Landcare Learning August 6th http://up2us.org.au/news/landcare-learning-august-6th/ Fri, 30 Jun 2017 04:40:17 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=1331 Landcare Learning is back with a great host of activities planned for Sunday 6th August. Come and discover the life of an endangered Phascogale through a geocaching activity. The geocaching will end with a tree planting and hot soup lunch with damper making. The morning from 9.45-1.45 will be held at Rifle Butts Reserve in […]

Landcare Learning August 6th | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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National Tree Day July 30th http://up2us.org.au/news/national-tree-day-july-30th/ Fri, 30 Jun 2017 04:38:58 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=1329 Fords Creek Landcare Group are hosting the National Tree Day event this year at the Fords Creek bridge on the Mansfield-Benalla Rd from 10-12 on July 30th. Many hands make light work and this event needs plants in the ground to start to make Fords Creek a place that we can be proud of. There […]

National Tree Day July 30th | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Boomerang Bag Launch 22 July http://up2us.org.au/news/boomerang-bag-launch-22-july/ Fri, 30 Jun 2017 04:37:13 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=1327 The Mansfield Farmers Market is supporting the launch of Mansfield’s very own Boomerang bags. Come along and sew one yourself, check out the range of options available and come and talk to us about Plastic Free July. For more information or if you want to get involved, please feel free to contact the Landcare office […]

Boomerang Bag Launch 22 July | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Plastic Free July and Boomerang Bags http://up2us.org.au/news/plastic-free-july-boomerang-bags/ Fri, 02 Jun 2017 06:48:58 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=1317 PLASTIC IS NOT FANTASTIC! Plastic Free July is coming quickly, so take a look at the site and see how you might be able to get involved.  We encourage everyone to join in for a day, a week or a month – you can make a difference!  http://www. plasticfreejuly.org Together with the CWA and with […]

Plastic Free July and Boomerang Bags | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Growing Garlic at Home http://up2us.org.au/news/growing-garlic-home/ Thu, 18 May 2017 00:33:08 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=1298 Growing Garlic at Home | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Heirloom Naturally – A Case Study http://up2us.org.au/news/heirloom-naturally-case-study/ Thu, 27 Apr 2017 03:56:14 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=1287 Exploring small acreage farms in the Mansfield region

Heirloom Naturally – A Case Study | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Small Acreage Farm Tour http://up2us.org.au/news/small-acreage-farm-tour/ Thu, 20 Apr 2017 04:45:56 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=1276 Join us on Saturday the 13th of May from 11am-3:15pm. Exploring options for your property, looking for a new hobby, or just interested in local produce? Come and join us on a farm tour to explore two local small acreage enterprises. We’ ll start the day with a visit to a local honey producer, Clarissa […]

Small Acreage Farm Tour | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Know Your Local Trees http://up2us.org.au/news/know-local-trees/ Wed, 19 Apr 2017 04:12:58 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=1266 On Saturday 6th from 9.30-12.30, Sue Ablitt (local ecologist) will help us identify local species of trees and shrubs by observing their shape, characteristics and bark.  Come along to Rifle Butts Reserve for the morning, bring your tree/shrub samples that you would like identifying from your own property and Sue will be able to assist […]

Know Your Local Trees | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Bee Surprised by Native Bees http://up2us.org.au/news/bee-surprised-native-bees/ Tue, 18 Apr 2017 06:31:56 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=1263 Come along and discover the benefits of attracting Native Bees and other pollinators to your gardens.  Karen Petra will help us understand what attracts native pollinators and how European bees and native bees work in synergy for pollination to occur. It would be great to have you come along. Pollinator workshop

Bee Surprised by Native Bees | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Agro- forestry Farming becomes a Reality for Locals http://up2us.org.au/news/agro-forestry-farming-becomes-reality-locals/ Thu, 30 Mar 2017 05:29:35 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=1247 Agro- forestry Farming becomes a Reality for Locals | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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25m3 bin filled in 6 hours with computers and TV’s http://up2us.org.au/news/25m3-bin-filled-6-hours-computers-tvs/ Thu, 23 Mar 2017 03:06:43 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=1240 25m3 bin filled in 6 hours with computers and TV’s | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Discover Mansfield’s Natural Treasure http://up2us.org.au/news/discover-mansfields-natural-treasure/ Mon, 06 Mar 2017 02:14:55 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=1235 Come and join us in the outdoors this holiday!  Landcare wants to help you start the holiday with a natural experience, so bring your walking shoes and outdoor clothing to enjoy a morning bushwalking in one of Mansfield’s natural treasure areas.  The walk will take you past a pristine creek and you will be able […]

Discover Mansfield’s Natural Treasure | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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NEC Organic Farm Thrugoona Bus Tour http://up2us.org.au/news/nec-organic-farm-thrugoona-bus-tour/ Wed, 22 Feb 2017 02:00:52 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=1230 Join Up2Us on a tour of the NEC Organic Farm, Thrugoona.   The National Environment Centre is a specialist TAFE College, part of the Riverina Institute of TAFE. This campus includes a 190 hectare certified organic farm, which is run on agroecology principles. The farm produces fattail lambs, for the local farmers’ markets. It has […]

NEC Organic Farm Thrugoona Bus Tour | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Clean Up Australia Week March 6th-9th http://up2us.org.au/news/clean-australia-week-march-6th-9th/ Thu, 09 Feb 2017 04:55:28 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=1215 The perfect time is NOW to recycle your electronic waste!  Mansfield Shire Council and Up2Us Landcare are partnering to provide a drop off service for 4 days from Monday 6th March to Thursday 9th March.  The main drop off point will be at the Mansfield Shire Council depot on Monday 6th (1pm-4pm); Tuesday 7th (9am-12pm); […]

Clean Up Australia Week March 6th-9th | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Budding Botanist found on Wildflower Walk http://up2us.org.au/news/budding-botanist-found-wildflower-walk/ Thu, 17 Nov 2016 00:16:46 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=1131 On Saturday the 12th of November thirty budding botanists faced the elements to take part in the annual Delatite Landcare (DLG) Wild Flower walk in Tolmie.  DLG member and botanist, Sue Ablitt led the walk sharing her extensive plant knowledge with evryone. Kim Magnay, Up2Us Project Officer enjoyed the morning saying “it was great to […]

Budding Botanist found on Wildflower Walk | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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http://up2us.org.au/news/1124/ Tue, 08 Nov 2016 05:55:36 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=1124 The 30th year Anniversary for Landcare night in the Goulburn Broken was on Friday 4th November.  Peter Kenyon a well known community builder spoke to the group of 90 people about the value of volunteers, maintaining and recruiting and ways in which to maintaining a vibrant community.  Mansfield has a very vibrant community with diverse […]

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NEC Organic Farm Tour Dec 9th 2016 http://up2us.org.au/news/nec-organic-farm-tour-dec-9th-2016/ Thu, 03 Nov 2016 05:34:24 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=1120 WE WOULD LOVE YOU TO COME AND FIND OUT MORE…. The National Environment Centre is a specialist TAFE College, part of the Riverina Institute of TAFE. This campus includes a 190 hectare certified organic farm, which is run on agroecology principles. The farm produces fattail lambs, for the local farmers’ markets. It has a small […]

NEC Organic Farm Tour Dec 9th 2016 | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Delatite Landcare Group – Annual Wildflower Walk 12th Nov http://up2us.org.au/news/delatite-landcare-group-annual-wildflower-walk-12th-nov/ Mon, 24 Oct 2016 23:35:16 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=1114 We will be visiting Tolmie area so meeting at the Mansfield Information Centre to car pool.  Please bring a picnic lunch for yourselves but if your car would like to drop into the Tolmie pub for a meal please feel free to organise this amongst yourselves.

Delatite Landcare Group – Annual Wildflower Walk 12th Nov | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Wildflower Walk postponed until Saturday 12th November http://up2us.org.au/news/wildflower-walk-postponed-saturday-12th-november/ Wed, 12 Oct 2016 02:45:15 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=1109 Come and join us on Saturday 12th November 2016 for a Wildflower Walk. Meet at the Mansfield Information Centre at 10.00 to car pool to the venue. Further information to come!  Keep posted

Wildflower Walk postponed until Saturday 12th November | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Pest Animal Forum notes http://up2us.org.au/news/pest-animal-forum-notes/ Mon, 19 Sep 2016 03:08:38 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=1103 Colin Brumley (ADA) The Pest Animal Forum was held in Mansfield on the 1st September which had over 70 people in attendance.  For a summary of the presenters and people presenting please see the pdf located in Landcare Programs and titled ‘Pest Animal Forum Notes’.    

Pest Animal Forum notes | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Pollinator Palaces – be quick! http://up2us.org.au/news/pollinator-palaces-quick/ Fri, 02 Sep 2016 06:45:10 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=1092 Pollinator Palaces and Pizza is a family event on the 11th September, from 10-12, at the Mansfield Steiner School Melliodora Hall.  Come along and discover how native pollinators can increase your success of fruiting and how they can manage some of the insect pests in our garden.  Pollinator Palaces are common in Europe where they […]

Pollinator Palaces – be quick! | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Quick Survey http://up2us.org.au/news/quick-survey/ Tue, 30 Aug 2016 05:34:25 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=1088 Our Fast Track Ag project is trialling two small acreage crops garlic and capers and testing alternative fertilisers. We want to find out what residents of the Mansfield area are interested in, as regards small scale food production and how you want to hear it. Please complete this quick 10 question survey by 2nd October […]

Quick Survey | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Interpreting soil tests a blitz with Don Cook http://up2us.org.au/news/interpretating-soil-tests/ Tue, 23 Aug 2016 03:15:18 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=1077   Don Cook’s experience was demonstrated on Friday 19th August when eight people from the Delatite Landcare Group understood how to increase their production from reading their soil tests.  Don Cook is the semi-retired manager of Farmright – a well respected soil testing service that many farmers have utilised in the past. His instruction about […]

Interpreting soil tests a blitz with Don Cook | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Mansfield’s Pest Animal Forum with a focus on Deer Management http://up2us.org.au/news/mansfields-pest-animal-forum-focus-deer-management/ Wed, 17 Aug 2016 14:24:34 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=1067 Upper Broken River Landcare group, Up2Us and Goulburn Broken CMA are uniting forces to provide the Mansfield public with quality and current information about pest animal management with a focus on deer. On Thursday 1st of September from 5.00 to 8.00pm at MACE Mansfield, we will be having the opportunity to hear the most recent […]

Mansfield’s Pest Animal Forum with a focus on Deer Management | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Financial Literacy for Small Acreage Farmers http://up2us.org.au/news/financial-literacy-small-acreage-farmers/ Thu, 04 Aug 2016 07:43:54 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=1038 Up2Us is creating an opportunity to hear about some ways to develop the viability of your property by understanding financial literacy for agricultural enterprises. On Monday 15th August from 9.30-3.00 at MACE, High St Mansfield, you will have the opportunity to explore strategic, tactical and operational planning; how to manage fixed and variable expenses; identifying […]

Financial Literacy for Small Acreage Farmers | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Our Biggest National Tree Day a Success! http://up2us.org.au/news/biggest-national-tree-day-success/ Thu, 04 Aug 2016 07:11:52 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=1033 “Our Biggest Ever National Tree Planting Day” was a huge success with 60 students on the Schools day and 65 people on the Sunday coming to assist with planting and mulching. “Fords Creek was a hive of activity and a real social outing on Sunday” said Kerstie Lee, organiser of National Tree Day.  We had […]

Our Biggest National Tree Day a Success! | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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“National Tree Day 31st July” – register your interest now by emailing info@up2us.org.au now. http://up2us.org.au/announcements/national-tree-day-31st-july/ Wed, 13 Jul 2016 06:43:08 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=1024 National Tree Planting Day – “Fords Creek” Sunday July 31st Up2Us Landcare Alliance is partnering with the Fords Creek community group and the Mansfield and District Community Bank for National Tree Planting Day! When: Sunday 31st July 2016 Time: 10.00 – 12.00 Where: Mansfield Botanic Park What’s On: Planting on Fords Creek Mulching and weeding […]

“National Tree Day 31st July” – register your interest now by emailing info@up2us.org.au now. | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Bees and Neonicotinoids http://up2us.org.au/news/bees-and-neonicotinoids/ Thu, 09 Jun 2016 00:38:57 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=1020 This article “Neonicotinoids in Australia” is worth looking at if you are at all interested in maintaining bee populations. http://www.theabk.com.au/article/neonicotinoids-australia

Bees and Neonicotinoids | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Fords Creek Facelift continues http://up2us.org.au/announcements/fords-creek-facelift-continues/ Fri, 22 Apr 2016 06:08:24 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=989 JOIN US at the Delatite Hotel at 1.00pm to hear Brian Brainbridge speak.  Brian is an Ecological Restoration Planner, who will talk about how to create wildlife corridors with experience stemming from Merri Creek in Melbourne. We will be formalising the Fords Creek group and setting up people to continue with the great work already […]

Fords Creek Facelift continues | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Farm Tour: Exploring Alternative Farming Enterprises http://up2us.org.au/announcements/farm-tour-exploring-alternative-farming-enterprises/ Wed, 16 Mar 2016 03:15:01 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=949 Are you thinking about diversifying your farm income? Are you interested in exploring alternative farm enterprises? Or are you looking for farming options for a small property? When: Saturday 16 April 2016 Where: Meet at Mansfield Coffee Merchants, 23 Highett St, Mansfield VIC 3722 Time: 9.30am for coffee, 10.00am to 3.00pm Cost: $20 per person […]

Farm Tour: Exploring Alternative Farming Enterprises | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Best Practice Rabbit Management Field Day http://up2us.org.au/announcements/rabbit-field-day-2016/ Tue, 23 Feb 2016 07:03:45 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=937 Mansfield: Tuesday 15th 10-12pm : Bonnie Doon Community Centre, 75 Arnot St, Bonnie Doon. 12-2pm: Howard and John Evans, Bonnie Doon Yea: Wednesday 16th 10-12pm: GBCMA meeting room 12-2pm 6638 Goulburn Valley Highway (Bryants Rd) RABBITS Why control them? Legislation, permits and other constraints Key aspects of rabbit biology for management Integrated Pest Management & […]

Best Practice Rabbit Management Field Day | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Inspiring Small Farms to Grow Big Ideas http://up2us.org.au/news/inspiring-small-farms-to-grow-big-ideas/ Thu, 18 Feb 2016 03:05:14 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=919 Mansfield region is exploring sustainable agricultural practices and horticultural options to diversify production after being awarded a grant from the William Buckland Foundation and FRRR (Foundation of Regional and Rural Renewal). After much interest, Garlic varities, Caper plants and alternative fertiliser were the products that offered the most gain for environmentally sustainable businesses to be […]

Inspiring Small Farms to Grow Big Ideas | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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A new Calicivirus to be released in 2016 http://up2us.org.au/news/a-new-calicivirus-to-be-released-in-2016/ Mon, 11 Jan 2016 07:55:55 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=878 Come and hear about the new strain of Calicivirus and what they are hoping for in addition to maximising the release of the strain. Guest speakers for the morning are, John Matthews, Biosecurity Manager, Invasive Plants and Animals, Agriculture Services and Biosecurity Operations, Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport, and Resources & Dr Tarnya Cox, […]

A new Calicivirus to be released in 2016 | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Dry Seasonal Outlook Session – Mansfield http://up2us.org.au/news/dry-seasonal-outlook-session-mansfield/ Tue, 17 Nov 2015 03:36:39 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=865 Will you have enough water in your dams to survive this summer? What is a feed budget – do I need one? What is the prediction for the Autumn break? How can I plan for my stock’s nutritional requirements over the summer?  Introduction to Farm Plan 21. From 10.30-1.30 MACE, Bev Close Room come and […]

Dry Seasonal Outlook Session – Mansfield | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Chicks in Sticks – only 2 weeks to go! http://up2us.org.au/announcements/chicks-in-sticks-is-here/ Wed, 04 Nov 2015 02:57:26 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=856 Louise Perrin, the Environment Officer from Mt Buller-Mt Stirling will discuss her work to reverse the decline of the Moutain Pygmy-possum, and Rowena Ellis will present her story of corporate business people in Melbourne to Caper and Beef Farming here in Mansfield.  Megan Knapp will be catering at Mirimbah Park under marquees.  A true showcase of Mansfield for our regional neighbours. […]

Chicks in Sticks – only 2 weeks to go! | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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45 people aged from 7 – 70 turned up for a fire, BBQ and spotlighting http://up2us.org.au/news/45-people-aged-from-7-70-turned-up-for-a-fire-bbq-and-spotlighting/ Mon, 07 Sep 2015 11:38:06 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=840 A clear calm night full of stars, a fire in a pit, a cattleman’s hut with smells of a BBQ being cooked and a beautiful valley with tall Peppermints and Candlebarks is what greeted 45 people as they walked down the hill to begin the Birds of the Night presentation and spotlighting. Lance Williams a […]

45 people aged from 7 – 70 turned up for a fire, BBQ and spotlighting | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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National Tree Planting Day – “Propagating for Fords Creek” http://up2us.org.au/news/national-tree-planting-day-propagating-for-fords-creek/ Thu, 27 Aug 2015 07:14:11 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=824 Delatite Landcare Group and Up2Us Land-care Alliance are partnering with the Mansfield and District Community Bank and Mansfield Shire Council to support the Fords Creek area. When: Sunday 13th September 2015 Time: 10.00-12.00 Where: Mansfield Botanic Park What’s On: Propagating session for Fords Creek Walk and Talk about ‘What’s next’ for the area Mulching of […]

National Tree Planting Day – “Propagating for Fords Creek” | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Birds of the Night http://up2us.org.au/announcements/birds-of-the-night/ Fri, 21 Aug 2015 10:48:40 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=809 Date: Sat 5th September Time: 5.45pm – 8.30pm Location of Event: 296 Three Chain Rd, Booroolite Overview of Event: Delatite Landcare group together with Up2Us Landcare Alliance are hosting a “Birds of the Night” evening. Free BBQ tea and fire pit Night walk in native bushland with bird expert Lance Williams who will be able […]

Birds of the Night | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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112 plants planted at Fords Creek by Class 3&4 Students from MRSSK http://up2us.org.au/news/112-plants-planted-at-fords-creek-by-class-34-students-from-mrssk/ Wed, 05 Aug 2015 13:07:57 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=791 With an energetic group of 27 students from Mansfield Rudolf Steiner School class 3 and 4, Fords Creek gained a further 112 plants.  With teaching from Kerstie (Landcare Facilitator), the children learned about the Silver Banksia which is now a threatened species on the brink of extinction in the wild.  Fords Creek area is an […]

112 plants planted at Fords Creek by Class 3&4 Students from MRSSK | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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National Tree Planting Day – Fords Creek http://up2us.org.au/announcements/national-tree-planting-day-fords-creek/ Thu, 16 Jul 2015 09:27:29 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=781 Both young and old welcome for a morning of friendship and learning. Delatite Landcare Group and Up2Us Land-care Alliance are partnering with the Mansfield and District Community Bank and Mansfield Shire Council to support the Fords Creek area. When: Sunday 26th July 2015 Time: 10.00-12.00 Where: Mansfield Botanic Park What’s On: Propagating session for Fords […]

National Tree Planting Day – Fords Creek | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Up2Us Newsletter – June 2015 http://up2us.org.au/news/up2us-newsletter-june-2015/ Mon, 29 Jun 2015 04:36:22 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=767 Up2Us Update Up2Us has been placing regular updates on face book this year so the newsletter has been sporadic. Feel free to ‘friend’ us on facebook using the address Up 2 Us Landcare and you will receive more regular updates on what is happening. There have been a number of changes for Up2Us this year […]

Up2Us Newsletter – June 2015 | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Fords Creek Facelift http://up2us.org.au/announcements/fords-creek-facelift/ Fri, 05 Jun 2015 03:29:38 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=757 People are gathering in the warm and cosy Mansfield Produce Store on Tuesday 9th June from 6.30-8.00pm to discuss the future of Fords Creek. Up2Us Landcare Alliance would like to hear the communities views on how to move forward with the Fords Creek area, so please pass this on to as many people who you […]

Fords Creek Facelift | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Barjarg Bountry Report http://up2us.org.au/news/barjarg-bountry-report/ Sun, 17 May 2015 17:22:01 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=751 ‘Barjarg Bounty’ celebrates the time of harvest in the community. The event creates a time for people from Barjarg to gather to enjoy a meal featuring locally grown produce prepared by Mansfield Chef Megan Knapp and by home cooks. The event is generously supported by a grant from Up2Us and Megan Knapp’s Kitchen Door. Community […]

Barjarg Bountry Report | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Soil health for production in small acreage farms a hit http://up2us.org.au/news/soil-health-for-production-in-small-acreage-farms-a-hit/ Wed, 06 May 2015 02:54:52 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=744 Up2Us Landcare Alliance facilitated a soil health workshop on Saturday 2nd May where 12 people gathered overlooking the hills of Mansfield to discuss soil matters for small acreage properties. The Rapid Soil Assessment Tool (RSAT) was used as a basis for understanding the physical nature of soil and how that contributes to the overall production […]

Soil health for production in small acreage farms a hit | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Soil Health Workshop with Cassandra Schefe http://up2us.org.au/announcements/soil-health-workshop-with-cassandra-schefe/ Tue, 14 Apr 2015 05:19:58 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=734   Saturday 2nd May 9.30-12.00 (Morning tea included) RSVP for catering 30 April 2015 Where: Colin and Annalie’s place – 37 Lockhart’s Rd, Bonnie Doon Meet Cassandra Schefe – a soil scientist who has spent much of her working career assisting people develop the full productive benefit of their soils. Cassandra will help us develop […]

Soil Health Workshop with Cassandra Schefe | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Up2Us Newsletter – December 2014 http://up2us.org.au/news/up2us-newsletter-december-2014/ Fri, 19 Dec 2014 06:10:06 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=703 Up2Us Update With the advent of summer in Mansfield, farm-ers large and small battle the double edged sword of celebration and desperation. Landcare is a community of people, looking out for their neighbours and being united by the common interest of land management in both rural and urban environments. With the recent fires in many […]

Up2Us Newsletter – December 2014 | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Small Farms Tour http://up2us.org.au/announcements/small-farms-tour/ Thu, 23 Oct 2014 05:24:08 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=694 When: Sunday 9th November 10.00-12.00 Where: Meet at car park outside the Bowling Alley and we will car pool to the farms. Benefits of attending: Demonstration of small acreage grazing systems. Discussion of costly mistakes made and how to avoid them. Caper farming and what it comprises. Discussion of calendar events for the coming year. […]

Small Farms Tour | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Alternative Fertilisers and Regeneration http://up2us.org.au/announcements/alternative-fertilisers-regeneration/ Thu, 23 Oct 2014 03:10:43 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=688 When: Monday 10th November 2014, 10-12.30pm BBQ lunch included. Where: Mick Ellis property, 582 Midland Hwy Mansfield Presenters: Greg Bekker (DEPI): Products used, pasture meas-ures and soil condition Mick Ellis (Farm operator): Cost benefits of pasture renovation Kim Wilson (DEPI): Benefits of paddock trees within the farm plan For further information and booking for catering […]

Alternative Fertilisers and Regeneration | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Blackberry Be Gone Field Day http://up2us.org.au/news/blackberry-gone-field-day/ Tue, 21 Oct 2014 05:23:21 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=682 When: Saturday 8th November, 10-12pm, morning tea provided on arrival. Where: Hells Hole Creek Rd (right off Dry Creek Rd), Bonnie Doon—follow the Landcare signs. Discussion: In March 2014, Up2Us Landcare Alliance Weeds Coordinator, Cam Paterson trialed a variety of chemicals alongside Wet Blade technology to develop the best case scenario for managing blackberries. This […]

Blackberry Be Gone Field Day | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Community Wild Dog Control Meeting http://up2us.org.au/announcements/community-wild-dog-control-meeting/ Tue, 23 Sep 2014 05:53:38 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=653 When: Thursday October 9th, 7.00-8.30pm Where: Bonnie Doon Hotel (Bistro), Bonnie Doon Guest Speakers: DEPI Community Wild Dog Control Co-ordinator (Tim Enshaw) and DEPI Wild Dog Controller (TBC). Discussion about the wild dog issues for landholders within the Mansfield Shire and the strategies private landholders may engage in to reduce their impact. In-formation about accessing […]

Community Wild Dog Control Meeting | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Mansfield – Striped Legless Lizard Survey http://up2us.org.au/news/mansfield-striped-legless-lizard-survey/ Mon, 15 Sep 2014 03:30:54 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=645 Sunday 28th September & Sunday 26 October, 2014. Time: 9.00 am to Noon. One of Mansfield’s best-kept secrets is hiding in the grass and under rocks and logs around our district. The Striped Legless Lizard is a Threatened species living on our doorstep, yet very few people know about this special animal. The Upper Goulburn […]

Mansfield – Striped Legless Lizard Survey | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Inspiring Small Farms to Grow Big Ideas Workshop 1 – Success story http://up2us.org.au/news/inspiring-small-farms-grow-big-ideas-workshop-1-success-story/ Mon, 01 Sep 2014 06:04:53 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=640 Up2Us Landcare Alliance facilitated a workshop on Saturday where 12 people gathered at the High Country Library Mansfield to think about their future property plans in a realistic and value based manner. It was attended by a wide age range of people from a variety of backgrounds. People who were well on their way in […]

Inspiring Small Farms to Grow Big Ideas Workshop 1 – Success story | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Inspiring Small Farms to Grow Big Ideas http://up2us.org.au/news/inspiring-small-farms-grow-big-ideas/ Fri, 22 Aug 2014 06:23:24 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=631 Up2Us Landcare Alliance together with the Small Rural Producers Group have partnered to present a series of educational sessions to increase your knowledge of farming small properties. The first session will be on SAT 30th 10am – 12pm at the Mansfield Library where we will be discussing Farm Diversification and what this may mean for […]

Inspiring Small Farms to Grow Big Ideas | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Kangaroo for Pet Food Trial Information Evening a Success http://up2us.org.au/news/kangaroo-pet-food-trial-information-evening-success/ Tue, 12 Aug 2014 06:25:12 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=625 Up2Us Landcare Alliance together with the Mansfield Shire Council joined forces to present an Information evening on the Kangaroo for Pet Food Trial taking place in Mansfield and neighbouring Shires. Department of Environment and Primary Industries (DEPI) officer Gary Dash presented on why the Mansfield Shire was chosen as one of the two year trial […]

Kangaroo for Pet Food Trial Information Evening a Success | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Birds take on a new meaning at Mansfield Kindergarten http://up2us.org.au/news/birds-take-new-meaning-mansfield-kindergarten/ Tue, 12 Aug 2014 06:24:47 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=624 Birds take on a new meaning at Mansfield Kindergarten | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Up2Us Newsletter – July 2014 http://up2us.org.au/news/up2us-newsletter-july-2014/ Mon, 21 Jul 2014 05:35:46 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=571 Goulburn Broken Landcare Awards Night The largest group of Up2Us Landcare Alliance volunteers enjoyed a pleasant evening at the Goulburn Broken Landcare Awards Night in Swanpool at the end of June. In the cosy atmosphere of the Swanpool cinema, the guests were treated to a visual display of the history of film, a presentation of […]

Up2Us Newsletter – July 2014 | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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National Tree Planting Day in Mansfield on Sunday 20th July http://up2us.org.au/news/national-tree-planting-day-mansfield-sunday-20th-july/ Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:09:37 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=562 Winter in Landcare means planting trees. Australia’s largest community tree planting and nature care event National Tree Day is a great way to get outside and connect with nature. It’s a memorable day out for families, giving them the opportunity to do something positive for their health and wellbeing, as well as the health of […]

National Tree Planting Day in Mansfield on Sunday 20th July | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Business Health Check for Rural Producers http://up2us.org.au/news/business-health-check-rural-producers/ Sun, 29 Jun 2014 14:00:48 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=553 GOTAFE will be presenting a one day workshop in Mansfield aimed at exploring topics that promote sound agricultural practices, tackle future challenges and leave an enhanced industry for the next farming generation. The workshop is specifically designed to facilitate engagement with local industry, utilising local people and expertise within agriculture. See the pdf for full […]

Business Health Check for Rural Producers | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Rabbit Eradication Evening inspires Bonnie Doon locals to keep trying http://up2us.org.au/news/rabbit-eradication-evening-inspires-bonnie-doon-locals-keep-trying/ Tue, 24 Jun 2014 05:40:31 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=549 Macquarie Island Pest Eradication Project was presented to a small but dedicated group of Bonnie Doon and Mansfield locals on Thursday evening at the Bonnie Doon Community Centre. Nick McCabe spent 13 months scouring the impressive cliffs and plateaus of Macquarie Island after a baiting program which saw the majority of pests culled. He said […]

Rabbit Eradication Evening inspires Bonnie Doon locals to keep trying | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Rabbit Control Program Information Night at Bonnie Doon http://up2us.org.au/announcements/rabbit-control-program-information-night-bonnie-doon/ Wed, 11 Jun 2014 01:54:46 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=535 Up2Us Landcare Alliance are working with the Bonnie Doon Community Centre to host the evening which should prove interesting considering the feat that the Macquarie Island workers have managed. Come and hear Nick McCabe present the success of the Macquarie Island pest eradication project he participated in to eradicate rabbits and non-native rodents. Further discussion […]

Rabbit Control Program Information Night at Bonnie Doon | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Victorian Landcare Council listens to the Voice of Indi http://up2us.org.au/news/victorian-landcare-council-listens-voice-indi/ Fri, 30 May 2014 05:45:17 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=498 As the professional delegate for Goulburn Broken region I was privileged to hear the inspiration behind the Voice for Indi and then think about how it may apply to the Landcare movement. Members of this group came and discussed how they initiated change and developed their political agenda by talking with people in local areas. […]

Victorian Landcare Council listens to the Voice of Indi | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Youth Leading the World a SUCCESS! http://up2us.org.au/news/youth-leading-world-success/ Fri, 23 May 2014 03:20:14 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=488 Up2Us Landcare Alliance supported me in attending a training seminar to host and facilitate a YOUth LEADing the World initiative here in Mansfield. I was amongst the oldest there and humbled by the breadth and extent of ideas generated from the next generation. Attached is an example we were shown of the difference a 10 […]

Youth Leading the World a SUCCESS! | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Banishing Blackberry with Ecoblade Technology http://up2us.org.au/news/banishing-blackberry-ecoblade-technology/ Fri, 16 May 2014 05:36:17 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=484 Up2Us Landcare Alliance has supported a trial in Ecoblade technology as another tool for banishing the blackberries ever present in our temperate climate. The Up2Us Weeds Coordinator has established a trial on a property in Ancona where two different chemicals along with the Ecoblade technology were used on different patches of blackberry within close proximity […]

Banishing Blackberry with Ecoblade Technology | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Barjarg Bounty http://up2us.org.au/news/barjarg-bounty/ Wed, 07 May 2014 02:57:03 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=452 Sharing the harvest has been something rural communities have done throughout time. Megan Knapp generously agreed to share her Kitchen Door facilities so that we could share in the preparation and eating of our autumn bounty. On Wednesday 9 April 42 people from the Barjarg community gathered with their platters, plates and dishes of delicious […]

Barjarg Bounty | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Up2Us Newsletter – April 2014 http://up2us.org.au/news/up2us-newsletter-april-2014/ Wed, 30 Apr 2014 14:00:17 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=467 A busy March Erosion Control with the Guru In March on a windy and stormy day, a group of ten farmers braved the conditions to learn about methods of tackling erosive soils during a field day at Bonnie Doon. The guru of erosion, Kerri Goshnick from DEPI, was the guest speaker for the day. He […]

Up2Us Newsletter – April 2014 | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Fun, Learning and Conversations in March with Up2Us http://up2us.org.au/news/fun-learning-conversations-march-up2us/ Sun, 30 Mar 2014 13:00:23 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=451 Schools Day Eighty Mansfield Primary School students engaged in leadership skills together with learning about the unique animals in our waterways on a beautiful sunny day at Mirimbah in March. The grade 6’s were paired with a grade 2 student in a ‘buddy’ program in which stay the same over a 3year period. Murray the […]

Fun, Learning and Conversations in March with Up2Us | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Family Friendly Carp Fish Out http://up2us.org.au/announcements/family-friendly-carp-fish/ Thu, 13 Mar 2014 02:11:19 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=426 WELCOME ALL to the Carp Fish Out at Lake Nillahcootie on Sunday 30th March from 4-7pm (picnic dinner included). We will have: a local expert fisherman demonstrate fishing techniques and talk about fishing in Mansfield. Fishing Victoria will be there to talk to us about Carp and the Environment. Some sandwiches to share for a […]

Family Friendly Carp Fish Out | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Erosion Control Field Day March 21st Bonnie Doon http://up2us.org.au/announcements/erosion-control-field-day-march-21st-bonnie-doon/ Wed, 12 Mar 2014 05:40:57 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=419 Come and learn about soil & geology of the region and the risks associated with erosion. Local experts Kerri Goshnick (DEPI Land management and Farm Services) and Greg Bekker (GB CMA Soil health) will present on the day, with erosion control methods discussed in situ where recent works have been undertaken. WHERE: 409 Hutchinson Rd, […]

Erosion Control Field Day March 21st Bonnie Doon | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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What’s on in March – Carp, Erosion, Schools and Community Event http://up2us.org.au/news/whats-march-carp-erosion-schools-community-event/ Fri, 28 Feb 2014 06:06:21 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=411 Up2Us Landcare Alliance and the Mansfield Primary School are once again combining forces to run a water day with the grade 2 and grade 6’s buddy day at Mirimbah on the 14th of March. See attached photos for the fun that we had last year. A new initiative is the Erosion Control Day which is […]

What’s on in March – Carp, Erosion, Schools and Community Event | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Welcome Landcarers to the year of 2014 http://up2us.org.au/news/welcome-landcarers-year-2014/ Wed, 12 Feb 2014 04:45:50 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=403 Welcome Landcarers to the year of 2014 or Chuc Mung Nam Moi (Happy New Year from Vietnam). I was privileged to take a month out of Landcaring duties and travel with my family (husband and 3 kids) to Vietnam over January. It is a wonderful place to visit with country so vastly different from our […]

Welcome Landcarers to the year of 2014 | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Up2Us Newsletter – October 2013 http://up2us.org.au/news/up2us-newsletter-october-2013/ Sun, 13 Oct 2013 13:00:40 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=375 Mansfield reinvigorated with plants Rifle Butts Reserve A lighthearted morning was enjoyed by families, couples and singles at the Rifle Butts Reserve planting day. “Mansfield resident’s once again demonstrated their resilience by attending the National Tree Planting Day at Rifle Butts Rd Reserve on a cold wintery day” said Kerstie Lee upon reflection of the […]

Up2Us Newsletter – October 2013 | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Up2Us Newsletter – June 2013 http://up2us.org.au/news/up2us-newsletter-june-2013/ Fri, 31 May 2013 14:00:02 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=361 Good Living Picnic Fest Sustainable Small Acreage Tour We had a cool Mansfield morning as we gathered at the Information Centre for the bus tour. Thank you to Rowan and Amanda Swaney who had a well planned tour of their property, taking in the vegetable garden, the paddock structure, the tomatillo enterprise and the improvised […]

Up2Us Newsletter – June 2013 | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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Up2Us Newsletter – March 2013 http://up2us.org.au/news/up2us-newsletter-march-2013/ Sun, 31 Mar 2013 00:00:34 +0000 http://up2us.org.au/?p=143 Events celebrate living locally Mansfield’s Sustainable Living Festival, sponsored by Mansfield Shire Council and Up2Us, features two events this year; a Sustainable Small Acreage Tour and a Good Living Picnic Festival. Both are on Saturday April 20. Sustainable Small Acreage Tour The morning tour includes three properties showcasing rotational grazing, caper farming and plantation farming […]

Up2Us Newsletter – March 2013 | Up2Us Landcare Alliance

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