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Youth Leading the World a SUCCESS!

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 […]

Banishing Blackberry with Ecoblade Technology

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 […]

Barjarg Bounty

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 […]

Up2Us Newsletter – April 2014

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 […]