At this year’s ‘Community Natural Resource Management Awards’ in the Goulburn Broken Catchment, our Network’s achievements were recognized. The SRCMN was awarded the Community Natural Resource Management Network Award for 2014-15. In the last year-and-a-half our Network has conducted a number of diverse projects that, together, culminated in a significant achievement for the Network and…

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Our two-year project to improve the quality of local wetlands here in the northern Strathbogies has wound up. The project had a very positive and constructive impact on the two local communities involved- Swanpool and Warrenbayne-Boho and the local environment. There will still be posts about some of our project-activities eg. water quality and fauna…

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November 2014 will see the exhibition of local art and artists in Wild Strathbogie. The exhibition will show at several venues, but the main gallery space will be at SheilaInc Gallery in Euroa. Other possible exhibition spaces are the Euroa Library, the Ruffy General Store and a venue in Strathbogie. The art-works will also be…

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As well as working with landholders to add-value to their farm dams by encouraging the return of native vegetation and wildlife, we also set about to document this journey on film. To make this happen, we engaged a group of young, independent filmmakers from Melbourne, Trade Creative Media.  I think it’s fair to say we…

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For information on logging in the Strathbogie Forest, go to the website of the Save Our Strathbogie Forest group. Update As of November 2019, the Victorian Government has halted all current and proposed logging in the Strathbogie Forest by declaring the entire forest an Immediate Protected Area. All previous logging coupes in the forest have…

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Visit two local demonstration sites and marvel at the improvements that the landholders have made in the last 12 months. These farm dams-wetlands are part of the Farm Wetlands for Woodlands project in the northern Strathbogie Ranges, that’s been running for a little over a year and has about 15 landholders and dams-wetlands involved. You’ll…

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Streams and wetlands are the life-blood of our landscapes. Come along to hear how Warrenbayne’s streams and Wetlands are faring. Daren Giling from Monash University will tell us about his recent research and Debbie Hill will provide an update on the progress of the Farm Wetlands for Woodlands project. Thursday 20th June, 7 – 9.30…

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This project began in mid-2012 and is now gearing up for the first round of on-ground works. The project area covers the Swanpool and Warrenbayne-Boho Landcare districts, on the lower slopes and plains around the northern margins of the Strathbogie Ranges. You can read more about the project sites on these pages. The key to…

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Saturday 24th Nov was the end of a great week! About 55 people gathered at the Euroa Arboretum for a morning of butterfly catching, face painting and art, a delicious BBQ and some fascinating ‘show and tell’ after lunch. Plenty of kids and parents were on hand to catch butterflies for our makeshift butterfly house…

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A big crowd turned out for a balmy evening in Violet Town two Fridays ago, 23.11.12. In fact, this penultimate event of the Strathbogie Ranges Butterfly Festival actually began earlier in the afternoon, with the Honeysuckle Recreational & Environment Precinct (HREP) hosting a visit by the Kindergarten children to the Honeysuckle creek, where they had…

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