The South Gippsland Landcare Network (SGLN) was formed in 1995 and today is made up of 16 groups and over 400 families who manage and farm the land. The success of the Network is due to the inspiring contributions made by the passionate individuals and volunteers.

Our Goals:

  • Improving the environment & embracing sustainable food & fibre production.

    Achieved by working in partnership with the community, businesses & government agencies

  • Caring for land of any size.

    The South Gippsland Landcare Network offers a range of programs to suit lifestyle properties or large farming enterprises

The Network area covers 270,000 ha and is bordered by the Strzelecki Ranges to the north and the Bass Strait to the south. The south-western half of the catchment is part of the Gippsland Plains bioregion, characterized by lowland coastal and alluvial plains with gentle undulating terrain which rises to meet the Strzelecki Ranges to the north.

Thanks to its high rainfall and productive soils, the South Gippsland area is an important dry-land agricultural region, with strong dairy and beef industries. The regional townships of Leongatha, Meeniyan, Poowong, Foster, Fish Creek, Mirboo North, Loch and Nyora are located in the Network.

The area also has high environmental value with large patches of coastal park, remnant vegetation and several significant waterways such as the Bass, Tarwin and Franklin Rivers. These rivers contribute to several important wetlands including Anderson Inlet and the RAMSAR protected Westernport Bay and Corner Inlet.

SGLN is a not-for-profit organisation governed by a board. The board is responsible for the overall governance of the organisation: the leadership and supervision of the organisation’s affairs. The board’s primary role is to protect and enhance the value of the organisation for the benefit of its members and its mission.

Management and secretarial duties are fulfilled by a Network Coordinator. Projects are delivered by SGLN Project Officer/s and external contractors as required.

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South Gippsland Landcare Network
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How healthy is Landcare? Your opinion is wanted.
The Victorian Landcare Program 2019-20 Group Health Survey is now open and we would love to hear what you have been doing, how you are going and your priorities for the next 12 months.

The Group Health Survey provides a snapshot of the health of groups and the contribution of Landcare and environmental volunteering to a healthy environment.

Data collected through the Group Health Surveys is important to help DELWP and the CMAs understand the health of Landcare in Victoria and assists with planning the support provided through the Victorian Landcare Program.

Complete the survey by following this link: https://delwp.smartygrants.com.au/1920GHS.

Please complete by Sunday 26 July 2020.

The survey should take about 30 minutes to complete. You may want to complete it at the next meeting of your group or share it between group members to complete different sections.
South Gippsland Landcare Network
South Gippsland Landcare Network
What a nice sunny day it was last Thursday for a site visit at Smolders Revegetation, Foster for the "One Tree At A Time Project"
South Gippsland Landcare Network
South Gippsland Landcare Network
CONGRATULATIONS To staff members Andrea, Cassie & Glenn. SGLN has been through a restructure and the outcomes are:

Andrea Clifford, will be working 3 days/week in the role of "Network Facilitator, Landcare Groups & Memberships". Andrea will be also working on the Enhancing Biodiversity At The Bunurong Coastal Landscape.

Glenn Brooks-MacMillan will be working 2.5 days/week in the role of "Commercial Development, Philanthropic Funding and Donations"

Cassie Wright, will be working 2 days/week in the role of "Projects and Education"

Keep up the great work team SGLN!!

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