Want to do something positive for the local community and the environment by connecting through nature? Then National Tree Day is your opportunity to do just that! Since it started in 1996, more than 3.8 million people have planted 24 million trees and shrubs and those numbers are growing every year. This year Fords Creek […]
Mansfield Lake Eildon
South Blue Range panorama
Mansfield Victoria Landcare
Up2Us is a community organisation within Mansfield Shire which aims to lead in the preservation, protection and enhancement of our land and water ecosystems by empowering community and individuals to act.
Landcare 25yrs and beyond, what are our drivers of change?
Up2Us Landcare has moved offices and is now located at its new home of 24 Highett Street, Mansfield along with Ferguson’s Travel. If you are passing by feel free to pop in, say hello and have a look at our new space!
We all know plastic isn’t so fantastic – a material made from petroleum designed to last forever, yet usually used only once before being thrown away taking hundreds of years to break down and causing negative impacts to the environment especially our marine life. Currently only around 5% of single-use plastics such as plastic bags, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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
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 […]
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 […]