News - Landcare

Private landholders to help protect endangered Grassy Eucalypt Woodlands

9 September 2020

The Corangamite Catchment Management Authority is calling for expressions of interest from private landholders with Grassy Eucalypt Woodlands of the Victorian Volcanic Plains who want to protect and enhance...

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Grants boost Corangamite Landcare projects

20 September 2019

Corangamite Landcare groups have been boosted by the announcement of over $230,000 worth of funding for local projects through the Victorian Landcare Grants Program. Last week, Minister for Energy,...

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Locals recognised at Victorian Landcare Awards

6 September 2019

Nominees from Landcare groups across the Corangamite region were recognised at the 2019 Victorian Landcare Awards at Government House. The awards are held every two years to acknowledge the success...

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Board tour of the upper Barwon catchment

26 July 2019

On Thursday, 25 July 2019 the Corangamite CMA Board toured two revegetation sites in the upper Barwon catchment with staff from the CMA, Barwon Water and the Upper Barwon Landcare Network. Dewing Creek...

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Women on Farms workshops for rural women

16 January 2019

If you look around at agricultural field days, you’ll be most likely met by a sea of men and very few women. This is despite the fact that 50 per cent of the population is female and women often...

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Corangamite Rural Women’s Network

5 November 2018

The Corangamite Rural Women’s Network is an informal group of local women from the Corangamite region who volunteer to be involved in the planning and delivery of activities to enhance community...

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Saving water with compost and wine

29 October 2018

The Corangamite CMA is working with Bannockburn Vineyards to apply compost under vine in a 5 Acre Shiraz block and 50% of a 3 Acre Sauvignon Blanc block in mid Spring 2018. Soil moisture probes/sensors...

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Women in regenerative farming

22 October 2018

Discussing the visual soil assessment technique with Nerissa Lovric from Agriculture Victoria World Rural Women's Day was established by the United Nations to recognise the critical role and contribution...

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Funding boost for Corangamite Landcare groups

16 August 2018

Over $183,000 in Landcare grants will help protect environments and engage with communities across the Corangamite Region. The State Government has announced almost $2 million in funding across the...

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Horse property designs in practice

8 June 2018

Slow feeding in a sacrifice area to assist with grazing management of pastures  Three horse properties near Lake Connewarre, south of Geelong, recently hosted a group of enthusiastic...

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