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 […]
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?
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 […]
Come venture out and explore Rifle Butts Reserve at night-time, the best time to spot elusive local nocturnal animals as they come out to play in their natural habitat. With the very knowledgeable and passionate ecologist Chris Tzaros as your guide, you’ll learn about nocturnal animals within your local area and with the aid of […]
Alpine Butchery is now offering biodegradable plastic and paper bags as alternatives to single-use plastic carry bags. What a great local initiative to reduce the Mansfield communities use of such environmentally unfriendly plastic. Next time you’re picking up your meat for the week, make sure to support the Alpine Butchery’s sustainable alternatives.
Are you in the mood for a little tree planting? Then don’t forget that this Sunday 29th July is National Tree Day – your chance to dig in, get your hands dirty and do something positive for your local community while reconnecting with nature. Fords Creek Landcare Group are hosting the event this Sunday from […]
Have your say on Mansfield Community’s Renewable Energy Plan and learn more about regional innovations in community renewable energy. Join like-minded individuals on Thursday 16th August from 6pm to 8.30pm at the Mansfield Secondary College Language Centre for the Mansfield Community’s Renewable Energy Forum. There will be guest speakers from both community groups passionate about […]