Resource Gems

Nest box making and installation - A Video

Published: Mar, 2016

Nest box making and installation for the Phascogale Project - A win for the school, for youth engagement, for the environment and for the "Friends of" community !

#148 | Biodiversity engagement

River Detectives

Published: Jan, 2016

River Detectives is a program that supports teachers and young people to explore water quality of a local waterway and understand the importance of waterways.

#147 | Biodiversity,Land Management,Pest Plant & Animal Control engagement

Healthy Catchments Information Kit

Published: Jan, 2016

The Healthy Catchments Information Kit provides landholders with the tools to manage their own land improvement projects, ensuring long-term resilience, relevant knowledge and skills for successful project outcomes.

#146 | Biodiversity,Land Management,Pest Plant & Animal Control engagement

Farm Talk magazine

Published: Mar, 2016

Farm Talk magazine, a bi-annual publication of land health and sustainable agriculture activities in the Corangamite region.

#141 | Land Management,Biodiversity,Pest Plant & Animal Control engagement

Project management tool for community/not-for-profits

Published: Jan, 2016

A website for community/not for profits with some useful information on managing projects.

#140 | governance

Communications tools and techniques for community/not-for-profits

Published: Jan, 2016

A website for community/not for profits with some useful information on communications tools and techniques, including the instructions for digital meetings, developing simple communication plan, event registration forms and more.

#139 | governance

Using Google Drive to run committee meetings - a case study

Published: Jan, 2016

A case study on the use of Google Drive to run digital (online) committee meetings

#138 | governance

Landcare ‘reinvention’

Published: Jan, 2016

What if revitalising a Landcare or bushcare group was less about persuasion and more about reinvention ? Read on...

#123 | Land Management,Pest Plant & Animal Control,Biodiversity engagement,membership

Rabbit Management Guide

Published: Jan, 2016

The Moorabool Landcare Network includes some difficult terrain infested with rabbits. In 2014, the MLN published a Rabbit Management Guide...

#122 | Land Management,Pest Plant & Animal Control engagement,membership

Nutrient Management Fact Sheets for Dairy

Published: Jan, 2016

The Heytesbury Landcare Group is a predominantly dairying community, and the network has developed a number of fact sheets providing information and advice on Nutrient Management for Farmers...

#121 | Land Management engagement

Landcare and Bushfire Recovery resources

Published: Jan, 2016

At Christmas 2015 the Scotsburn bushfire affected a number of landholders in the Leigh Catchment Group (LCG) region. The Group has developed a number of resources to help property owners who were affected by the fire...

#120 | Land Management,Biodiversity,Pest Plant & Animal Control engagement,membership

Community Engagement starts with a Welcome Brochure

Published: Dec, 2015

A Welcome Brochure in Far East Gippsland starts the engagement ball rolling...

#104 | engagement,membership

Bird Book

Published: Jan, 2016

For many farmers, their primary focus is the productivity of their land, and management decisions are aimed at improving productivity as farming is a business that aims to make a profit. However, amongst many Landcare members, there is an increasingly popular focus to view land more holistically, and with an environment health perspective.

#100 | Land Management,Pest Plant & Animal Control,Biodiversity engagement,membership

Kingfisher Magazine

Published: Jan, 2016

What is a great visual and tangible way to connect to Landcare members, increase community awareness of environmental issues, and also celebrate local achievements? East Gippsland Landcare Network has an answer to this question...

#99 | Land Management,Pest Plant & Animal Control,Biodiversity engagement,membership

Tools to support learning with peers in Landcare

Published: Dec, 2015

Who do you turn to when you want to talk to someone in Landcare about organising action, collaborating and influencing decision makers? Read on...

#74 | engagement,governance,membership

Establishing & nurturing relationships between your landcare group and your local MPs and Councillors

Published: Dec, 2015

A guide to landcare groups for the purpose of developing and nurturing strong, healthy and mutually-beneficial relationships with their local Federal and State Members of Parliament and with their local Ward Councillor(s).

#73 | engagement

Increasing Landcare Memberships for your group

Published: Jan, 2016

Tips on increasing Landcare Memberships for your group

#70 | membership

Sustainable management for healthy equine properties

Published: Mar, 2016

A Fact Sheet for the sustainable management of healthy equine properties

#69 | Land Management

Managing Weeds on Farms

Published: Mar, 2016

A Fact Sheet offering advice on the management of weeds on farms

#68 | Land Management

Owning a Small Sheep Enterprise

Published: Mar, 2016

A Fact Sheet describing the issues around running a small sheep enterprise

#67 | Land Management

Pasture management on horse properties

Published: Mar, 2016

A Fact Sheet offering advice on the management of pasture on horse properties

#66 | Land Management

Beef Cattle Production - Managing a small beef herd

Published: Mar, 2016

A Fact Sheet examining the issues around managing a small beef herd

#65 | Land Management

Water for Livestock

Published: Mar, 2016

A Fact Sheet examining the issues around supplying water to livestock

#64 | Land Management

Pastures carrying capacity

Published: Mar, 2016

A Fact Sheet examining the issues around the carrying capacity of pastures

#63 | Land Management

Animal welfare basics

Published: Mar, 2016

A Fact Sheet offering advice on the basics of animal welfare

#62 | Land Management

Managing soil on my property

Published: Mar, 2016

A Fact Sheet offering advice on managing soil on your property

#61 | Land Management

Soils of the Mornington Peninsula

Published: Mar, 2016

A Fact Sheet describing the soils of the Mornington Peninsula

#60 | Land Management

I’ve bought a property now what ?

Published: Mar, 2016

A Fact Sheet with useful considerations, resources and references for those starting out

#59 | Land Management

Agricultural landscapes in the Mornington Peninsula Shire

Published: Mar, 2016

A Fact Sheet describing the Agricultural landscapes of the Mornington Peninsula Shire

#58 | Land Management

Landcare Staff Employment Issues and Disputes

Published: Jan, 2016

A set of useful resources to turn to as a starting point when staff employment issues or disputes arise

#54 | governance

Legal issues for owning livestock

Published: Jan, 2016

The Neerim & District Landcare Group found a very useful article on the subject of the legal issues facing owners of livestock. The article appeared in the 2008 issue of Small Farms, and makes for interesting reading.

#47 | Land Management

Legal information for Victorian landholders

Published: Jan, 2016

The Neerim & District Landcare Group found a very useful website, maintained by Agriculture Victoria, covering many of the legalities of owning land in Victoria. Excellent reading for the landholder.

#44 | Land Management,Pest Plant & Animal Control,Biodiversity

Land management Fire Recovery information for landowners

Published: Jan, 2016

The Neerim & District Landcare Group found a wealth of practical information on a range of land management issues that landholders may confront after fire. This information can be found via a link to the Victorian Landcare Gateway.

#42 | Land Management

Cockchafer Management during dry seasons on farm

Published: Jan, 2016

A guide to the management of Cockchafers during dry seasons

#38 | Pest Plant & Animal Control

Revegetation Planner

Published: Jan, 2016

A practical guide for Planning to undertake a Re-vegetation project

#37 | Biodiversity,Land Management

Develop a Woodlot for Fuel and for Wildlife Habitat

Published: Jan, 2016

A practical guide for developing a Woodlot for Fuel and for Wildlife Habitat

#36 | Biodiversity,Land Management

Convert Problem Wet Areas into Valuable Habitat

Published: Jan, 2016

A practical guide for converting Problem Wet Areas into Valuable Habitat

#35 | Biodiversity,Land Management

Protect and Enhance Native Remnant Vegetation

Published: Jan, 2016

A practical guide for protecting and enhancing Native Remnant Vegetation

#34 | Biodiversity,Land Management

Create Practical Shelterbelts using Native plantings

Published: Jan, 2016

A practical guide for creating Practical Shelterbelts using Native plantings

#33 | Biodiversity,Land Management

Manage and prevent Landslips and Erosion

Published: Jan, 2016

A practical guide for managing and preventing Landslips and Erosion

#32 | Biodiversity,Land Management

Enhance Your Farm Dam to create a "Bio-island"

Published: Jan, 2016

A practical guide for enhancing your Farm Dam to create a "Bio-island"

#29 | Biodiversity,Land Management

The Landcare Share Centre is grassroots Landcare supporting grassroots Landcare

The Share Centre is a service provided by Landcare Victoria Incorporated (LVI)