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January 2022

Seed Collection Workshop

January 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free

Spend the morning with the UCLN in Drummond on 23rd January from 10am to 1pm and learn how to ‘harvest’ and ‘propagate’ native seeds with UCLN President John Walter.

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February 2022

Pollinators in Focus – Insect and Plant photography – theory

February 19 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Newham Hall Newham, Victoria Australia
Free

Spend the morning in Newham with UCLN President, John Walter, learning the theory behind getting the best insect and plant photos out of your camera. Note: This is a two day course, run over one weekend, as separate theory and practical sessions!

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Pollinators in Focus – Insect and Plant photography – practical

February 20 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Newham
Free

Spend the morning in Newham with UCLN President, John Walter, putting all your learned theory into practice. Note: This is a two day course, run over one weekend, as separate theory and practical sessions!

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March 2022

How to net, freeze, photograph and release insect pollinators

March 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
ONLINE WEBINAR – ZOOM
Free

Join our Pollinator Project and help us learn all that we can about the pollinators in the Upper Campaspe Catchment! In this online webinar you will be guided by our resident pollinator expert, Dr Mark Hall, as he shares his professional tips and tricks for the ethical capture, recording and release of our native pollinators with a view to adding your observations to our ever increasing data base!

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May 2022

Planting day – Jock’s Gully Restoration Project, Ashbourne Landcare

May 7 @ 9:30 am - 4:40 pm
44 Daniels Rd, Ashbourne, 44 Daniels Road
Ashbourne, Victoria Australia
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The Biolink Work Group has been working hard on a major biolink project funded by DELWP. Community and Family Planting Day at 44 Daniels Rd, Ashbourne There will be guest speakers and experts on hand to provide knowledge of plant species. Lunch and afternoon tea will be provided. Program 9.30am Morning planting 1.00pm Sausage sizzle lunch provided 1.40pm Introductions - Our three Biolink landholders, Mark & Mellisa Duggan, Mark Illif, Julian Myers 2.00pm GUEST SPEAKER: Krista Patterson-Majoor, Environment Co-ordinator, MRSC…

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Planting day – Jock’s Gully Restoration Project, Ashbourne Landcare

May 11 @ 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
671 Ashbourne Road, Ashbourne, 671 Ashbourne Road
Ashbourne, Victoria Australia
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Planting day - Jock's Gully Restoration Project, Ashbourne Landcare The Biolink Work Group has been working hard on a major biolink project funded by DELWP. Wednesday 11th May - 11.30am – 3.30pm Woodend Primary School students Planting Day at 671 Ashbourne Road, Ashbourne Program: 12.00pm Talks during lunch, afternoon planting until 3pm Sandwich lunch provided for volunteers, afternoon tea GUEST SPEAKERS: Brendan Smith, Tylden Landcare; Ian Temby, ALG with guest Diana Ellis, Principal, Woodend Primary School Register your availability with…

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Planting Day – Jocks Gully Restoration Project – Ashbourne Landcare

May 15 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
598 Ashbourne Road, Ashbourne, 598 Ashbourne Road,
Ashbourne, Victoria
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Sunday 15th May -10.00am – 3.30pm Melbourne Grammar School students and staff at 598 Ashbourne Road, Ashbourne Program: 10.00am Morning planting 1.00pm Sausage sizzle lunch provided, talks during lunch 2-3.00pm Afternoon planting GUEST SPEAKERS: Tanya Loos, MRSC Biodiversity Officer, Ian Temby, ALG; Staff: Danny McCoppin and Matty Jenkins, MGS Register your availability with Libby Peck on 0419 396 641 or epeck2@telstra.com by 30 April. We look forward to seeing you there. Libby Peck – Convener, Biolink Work Group

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June 2022

Walk & Talk – How biodiversity improves environmental & agricultural drought resilience

June 11 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Malmsbury – address to be confirmed on registration

The first half of the day will introduce the concept of agroecology and regenerative agriculture. It will explore how these holistic approaches can create integrated land management systems with positive soil health, carbon sequestration and biodiversity outcomes reducing climatic impact, erosion and water management. It will introduce a systems thinking approach to farm management. After a quick break for lunch, the farm walk will consider the practical application of concepts discussed in the first half of the day by looking…

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Seed Ball workshop one – seed selected for Newham & District, Woodend, Trentham, Ashbourne and Tylden Landcare Groups

June 18 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Woodend Neighborhood House, 47 Forest St
Woodend, VIctoria Australia
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Come and join us for an informative and fun filled day - with the expectation of getting a little messy! This first Seed Ball workshop is targeted at members from Newham, Woodend, Trentham, Ashbourne and Tylden Landcare, with seed chosen specifically for these areas of the Catchment. Seed balls have been used for centuries as a means of sowing seeds. The Japanese farmer and philosopher Masanobu Fukuoka used them to reclaim land degraded by poor farming practices in rural Japan.…

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Webinar – The role of pollinators in a functional ecosystem with bee ecologist Dr Mark Hall

June 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ONLINE WEBINAR – ZOOM

Topic: The role of pollinators in a functional ecosystem with bee ecologist Dr Mark Hall Time: Jun 25, 2022 10:00 AM Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney BOOKINGS Join Bee Ecologist, Dr Mark Hall, as he discusses the role pollinators play in a functional ecosystem THE POLLINATOR PROJECT Recognizing the role that indigenous pollinators play in maintaining a functional ecosystem, and the threats that they are facing, the UCLN developed the Pollinator Corridor Project – a cooperative, inclusive ongoing program designed to encourage…

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