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SCIPN Group Projects

SCIPN's groups undertake a variety of projects; a selection is listed here.

Moriac Primary School planting day

Dear TDLG memberOn Tuesday morning the TDLG and the grade 5 and 6 students of Moriac Primary School found themselves back at the Surf Coast Shire’s offset site out at Lake Modewarre.We had 400 seedlings,...

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TDLG Fungi Workshop/foray

June 2023 - Report on the TDLG Fungi Workshop/foray presented by Alison Pouliot    With the places confirmed, dietary requirements provided to Sally of Little Miss Merlot, and with Coastal Forest lodge ready, it was time for TDLG...

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RACV Jan Juc Creek Planting day

Another planting day with RACV, from the Torquay branch this time, along the Jan Juc Creek. Once again TDLG was looking to the skies and wondering if the day was going to bring wind and...

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RACV Jan Juc Creek planting August 2022

Tree planting at Carnarvon Avenue reserve in Jan Juc as part of the RACV tree planting project. The days before Tuesday the 16th August 2022 had been cold wet and windy. Was this what we...

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TDLG Freshwater Creek planting

Propagation Day at Bellbrae Primary School

On Wednesday the 9th of March, 2022, Torquay and District Landcare, together with Graham Stockton, spent time with the Grade Six "Connected Kids and the Environment" group at Bellbrae Primary School to propagate indigenous plants...

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Best Wool/Best Lamb Meetings

Best Wool/Best Lamb are inviting local sheep producers to join in on meetings for the coming year to discuss topics tailored especially for them.   The Surf Coast and Inland Plains Landcare Network (SCIPN) are...

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CCMA Estuary Watch Day 3

Citizen Science Platypus Search Day

A day at Rice Reserve, Mt Duneed as part of the Great Australian Platypus Search. This day is part of one of the biggest Citizen Scientist projects in the world, where a comprehensive mapping of...

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Jan Juc Creek with the RACV team – September 2021

RACV and TDLG got together to plant 700 seedlings, plants, and trees/shrubs with protective guards. The Shire will add further mulch and be able to mow/spray as required. Well it has been a busy few...

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TDLG Freshwater Creek planting

Freshwater Creek planting – September 2021

COVID restrictions prevented TDLG members and the community from planting along the Freshwater Creek, but the Shire came to the rescue. Around 920 understorey plants, a mixture of shrubs, sedges, lomandra and grasses grown and...

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John Bowman Track

Bowman Track, Torquay

Bowman Track meanders through a variety of rehabilitated ecosystems that once thrived in this valley. They include, coastal tussock grasslands, freshwater and saline wetlands, and the tranquil estuarine waters of Spring Creek, lined with the...

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TDLG - Spring Creek 2021 - Looking South

Spring Valley Playground and Bike Park planting with the Quiksilver team

Quiksilver, TDLG members, and the community come together annually to plant seedlings along both sides of the riparian strip. Thursday greeted us with strong winds and plenty of rain, was Friday going to be the...

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Fungi - Alison Pouliot

How fungi helps ecosystems function

Torquay and District Landcare Group has over the last three years been working with Fungi expert and professional photographer Alison Pouliot to present workshops that stress the ecological significance of fungi. Alison has posed the question 'what are...

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Serrated Tussock Watch

A noxious weed of national significance, serrated tussock is now one of the most serious problems of the south west, west and central grazing areas in Victoria. Over the years a number of farmers have...

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Our vision is to coordinate and facilitate cooperation between Landcare groups, friends of groups, environmental groups and the community to preserve, restore and protect the environment as well as promote sustainable land management.