The Bellarine Landcare Group (BLG) aims to preserve, protect and enhance the natural environment of the Bellarine Peninsula. We are part of the Victorian volunteer Landcare movement - a joint effort between volunteers, the community, government and businesses.
Whether you live, work or regularly visit the Bellarine Peninsula, please consider joining us to help contribute to this precious place.
Our wonderful Indigenous Nursery is a joint initiative between Bellarine Landcare Group and Bellarine Secondary College. Each year the nursery produces thousands of seedlings, indigenous to the Bellarine, for purchase by Landcare members and for major revegetation projects. Read more about the nursery.
Our facilitators are often out and about - they can be contacted most easily by email:
In early 2015 we called landholders to a meeting about rabbit eradication. As a result of the wonderful turn-up at our first meeting, the BLG is now developing a Bellarine-wide Rabbit Eradication Program. If you are interested in this, please see our page about the current activities, join in by sending your name to the rabbiters' email list, and talk to your neighbours so you can work with them to clear your region of rabbits! We will be launching our main attack in autumn 2016.
Friday July 15, Curlewis Golf Course
1345 Portarlington Rd, Curlewis
10 am – 3 pm (9:30 am registration)
Cost: $10 Lunch provided
BLG is very grateful for some expert help!
Thanks to Graeme Anderson, Climate Specialist, Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport & Resources who gave us a cooly analytical presentation on the factors which impact on our yearly weather and create our climate at the June Information Meeting. He talked about the four key drivers in our climate variability, very amusingly illustrated by the climate dog animations: http://agriculture.vic.gov.au/agriculture/farm-management/weather-and-climate/understanding-weather-and-climate/the-climatedogs-the-four-drivers-that-influence-victorias-climate - check out this utube clip for a good chuckle!
Volunteers can make an enormous difference to the do-ability of a task! Last weekend a gully full of agapanthus was cleared in a couple of hours resulting in a huge compost pile and a clean space for the planting of kangaroo grass.
As the lucky landholder, I (Liddy) am ever so grateful to all 15 people who helped and look forward to helping others on the next Blitz!
|Wed Jul 13 @ 7:30PM - 09:30PM|
BLG Information Meeting, Matt Crawley, Bellarine Catchment Network
|Fri Jul 15 @10:00AM - 03:00PM|
Rabbit Control Field Day
|Thu Jul 28 @ 9:30AM - 12:00PM|
Friends at OGNR
|Sun Jul 31 @10:00AM - 02:00PM|
National Tree Day Planting