Gecko CLaN

New Warrenbayne Boho Land Protection Group Newsletter out now

Warrenbayne Boho Land Protection Group has been active in your area for over 30 years and is largely responsible for the changes in the landscape that we now see – more trees, protected waterways, healthier soils, greater variation in birds and insects, flourishing wetlands and biodiversity. To see what the...Read More.

November 7, 2017 News

Soil, Moisture, Plants and Technology Project field day held

A successful second field day was held in October 2017 at the Lima East trial site in the Swanpool Landcare region.  Data from the project will continue to be publically available at the Project page here.  Guest speakers on the day included: Brad Costin – Agriculture Victoria Chris Walsh –...Read More.

November 3, 2017 News

Time to start your blackberry control

From the beginning of November onwards is the ideal time to commence blackberry control works.   Local Landcare groups across the Gecko CLaN region have resources available to assist land holders. Resources vary from group to group but can include: Spray cart hire; Field days on black berry control techniques;...Read More.

October 13, 2017 News

FAQ on new rabbit RHDV1 (calicivirus) K5 release

Granite Creeks Project has released an Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) sheet on the new rabbit RHDV1 (calicivirus) K5 release. The FAQ sheet will remain available on the Gecko CLaN Pest Plant and Animals Project Page or is available from the link here. For further information contact the Granite Creek Project...Read More.

February 24, 2017 News

Community Landcare and Agriculture Leadership Program 2017

Community Landcare & Agriculture Leadership Program  Are you interested in developing your personal leadership skills? Gaining practical knowledge of innovative agribusiness and NRM practices? Increasing your network of leaders in the ag and NRM fields?   The Goulburn Broken CMA in partnership with North East CMA, Alpine Valleys Community Leadership...Read More.

December 12, 2016 News

Water on farm project

The Gecko CLaN is working with landholders to improve decision making around farm water security.  A number of field days have been ran across the region in 2015. This projects uses real case studies and presents opportunities for farmers to hear about the various water requirements for stock, domestic and fire...Read More.

December 17, 2015 News

Fire Recovery

  Fire recovery is well underway in the Creightons Creek, Lake Rowan and Stewarton areas following the pre-Christmas 2014 fires. The following link provides an update from the Department of Land, Water & Planning (formerly DEPI). Agriculture Recovery Update 8-1-2015 Edition 1 Managing livestock following an emergency can be challenging, particularly when large...Read More.

January 15, 2015 News