Landholders share their stories of the Conservation – Carbon Capture Project

May 23, 2017Community Events, Revegetation & Restoration Projects

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Doug Lang took landholders on a tour of his farm at Balintore, showcasing the changes that the Conservation & Carbon Capture Project have enabled him to make.


On the 11th May landholders involved in the Conservation and Carbon Capture Project came together to share their stories.

The Conservation and Carbon Capture Project is a 5 year project coordinated by the Corangamite CMA, now in its final year. The project works through competitive tenders with landholders (such as farmers) and is designed to help protect and enhance native vegetation.

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Doug Lang recounts his story of being involved in the Conservation & Carbon Capture Project


The Landholder Forum was held at Doug & Cheryl Lang’s farm in Balintore. Doug Lang and also Sandy McBean from Lismore, who have both been involved in the Conservation and Carbon Capture Project, shared their personal journeys of what protecting the natural environment on their property means to them.

These stories have also been shared in a series of ‘Most Significant Change’ films. You can read more about Doug’s story here and watch Sandy’s video below.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HGQhMqHQz3Q