What is Landcare Fire Recovery?

Upper Goulburn Landcare Network
Since the devastating Black Saturday bushfires of Feb 2009, the Upper Goulburn Landcare Network has been working with landholders and local communities in the Murrindindi and Mitchell Shires to rebuild and rehabilitate the local environment on private property.
This blog presents some of the stories.
To find out more about our program or to volunteer with one of our projects contact Landcare Coordinator Chris Cobern on 5736 0104.
Or by email on ugrecovery@gbcma.vic.gov.au



Thursday, July 12, 2012

Spring Creek Rehabilitation

Landowners along the Spring Creek in Flowerdale have been taking advantage of UGLN's fire recovery fencing and revegetation programs. In conjunction with the GBCMA waterway grants for fencing and off stream watering.
Volunteers constructing fences on the Spring Creek
With our assistance to date six landowners along Spring Valley Road in Flowerdale have fenced off their streams and remnant vegetation to assist the ecologically important riparian land along there waterways recover from the impacts of fire and grazing pressures.
Their are many benefits associated with fencing off waterways including reduced erosion, better water quality, shelter effects for stock, increase in capital values and a healthy ecosystems.
Volunteers from GPT Group
The group of volunteers pictured from GPT did a great job constructing 300m of fencing despite a wet and boggy day.

Recent plantings on the Spring Creek

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