Are you a small acreage landholder who is interested in creating an agricultural or horticultural enterprise on your property? As part of the “Inspiring Small Farms to Grow Big Ideas” project Up2Us have worked alongside landholders to establish small scale, on-farm demonstrations. The aim of these demonstrations is to explore options of diversifying produce grown […]
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.
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Hello and happy New Year from Up2Us Landcare! We hope 2019 has gotten off to a good start and that everyone is feeling rested and recharged for a busy year ahead with plenty of upcoming opportunities to get involved with Landcare. The new year heralds lots of new, exciting events and activities including: March: Solar […]
Christmas is almost here with only 8 sleeps to go! Up2Us Landcare would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a very joyous Christmas and a safe and happy New Year. 2018 has certainly been a busy year and we look forward to working together again with the Mansfield community in 2019 to preserve, […]
Looking for a unique Christmas gift or the perfect present for a nature lover? Then have we got the answer for you! Up2Us Landcare has mammal, rosella and bat nest boxes for sale. The bat boxes are fully assembled while the mammal (sugar gliders, phascogales) and rosella boxes come as a kit set with full […]
Are you a landholder with Blackberry issues? Do you want to know what the options are for controlling this highly invasive weed? Then this field day is for you! Chemical and mechanical techniques for controlling Blackberry will be demonstrated on the day (some weather dependent) and will include steep hills. Qualified and experienced weed contractors […]
We have lots of projects on the go. Up2Us are currently seeking expression of interest from landholders for the following projects; Inspiring Small Farms Grow Big Ideas II Would you like to be involved in small acreage farm demonstrations? Previously Up2Us has assisted landholders to establish six on farm demonstrations to diversify crops grown in […]
Come and join the Delatite Landcare Group (DLG) with Sue Ablitt as the guide. She is a member of the DLG and will share her extensive botanical knowledge of the wildflowers and trees found in our local area. It’s a great opportunity to get outdoors into the fresh spring air and learn how to identify […]
If you haven’t already penciled the date in your diary, then make sure you add this Saturday 6th October from 9.30am for a Walk, Squawk and Talk with the native birds of the Howqua area. Join ecologist Chris Tzaros as he imparts his knowledge as you walk through the bush and along the Howqua River, […]
Don’t miss this unique and special opportunity to learn about the night time habits of some of our local nocturnal native animals – hear their calls and maybe get a glimpse of them as they navigate their way through the night! Friday 5th October at Rifle Butts Reserve, Rifle Butts Road, Mansfield from 7pm – […]
The Scarlet Robin, Mistletoe Flowerpecker, Gang Gang and the Spotted Pardalote? Wondering what exactly these are? Come for an educational walk with ecologist and guide Chris Tzaros to look, listen and learn about the native birdlife within the Howqua area. Gain insight into the lives and habitats of some of our local birds plus an […]