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 […]
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?
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 […]
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 […]
North East Farm Farm Tour extra information & tour outline
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 […]
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 […]