Farm wetland demonstration videos.

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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2013 Butterfly Festival – Euroa Arboretum

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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2012 Butterfly Festival – Opening night at the ‘Lepidoptera’ Art exhibition

The new SheilaInc Gallery in Binney Street, Euroa was humming  with excitement on the opening night of the Lepidoptera Art Exhibition. Artists and patrons of the arts crowded into  the gallery to enjoy the works . Kate Auty , Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability , opened the exhibition and awarded the prize for the piece that best portrayed the…

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Stone-tools of the Strathbogie Ranges

Though little known by many inhabitants, it has long been known that aborigines inhabited the Strathbogie District, “There’s a black’s grave about a mile from the township and early settlers tell of marks on trees believed to be the work of the aborigines. Many sharpened stones, probably sharpened for axe heads. have been found.” (Vroland…

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Increased Funding for Local Wetlands – 2012 Communities for Nature grant

Improving and protecting local wetland habitat … will be the focus of a new project in the Strathbogie Ranges CMN area. The districts of Swanpool, Warrenbayne, Boho and Euroa will be the primary focus of this 2-year $137,000 project. The main project partners include: – Strathbogie Ranges CMN – Warrenbayne-Boho & Swanpool Landcare – Gecko…

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