DELWP Community Conversation

Epacris impressa in Canadian Forest Park

The Department of Land Water and Planning Grampians Region has a regular newsletter DELWP Community Conversation, keeping the community updated about some of the work and discussions in which they are involved.

You are welcome to subscribe to receive it by email. If you would like to know the extent  of the Grampians Region boundary here is a link  

Latest Land for Wildlife Newsletter

Land for Wildlife sign

Land for Wildlife sign

Are you a member of the Land For Wildlife program? Have you received the latest newsletter? This State government program has been running for 35 years, has over 5500 members in Victoria and supports landholders who voluntarily provide habitat on their properties for native  wildlife. Continue reading

Update on the new park in Ballarat

Common Hovea

Common Hovea

It has been an exciting year with the  Canadian Regional Park declared. The 641ha  park is on the edge of Ballarat. There are plans to celebrate the new name for the park ‘Woowookarung Regional Park’ with Wadawurrung, early next year, March/April.

Congratulations to the Friends of Canadian Corridor for their award recognising their achievement in connecting people with parks. Follow the links to the latest newsletters from the friends group and Parks Victoria.  Friends Group update  and   Parks Victoria December update

Where is my newsletter?

Have you changed your mailing address and forgotten to tell us? If you are an owner of a  Land for Wildlife property in Victoria and are not receiving the occasional newsletter, then sign up and register to receive it by email. You can update your contact details at the same time.

To contact a Land  for Wildlife officer here is the link. If you don’t belong to the scheme then you may also register for the newsletter. Don’t forget that back copies of the newsletters are on this site and the notes are on the SWIFFT website.

Activities in the Leigh Catchment

Trailing Goodenia

Trailing Goodenia

Here is a link to Leighway a newsletter from the Leigh Catchment Group. There is information about Growling Grass Frog Project, Rabbit control workshops, Union Jack Creek Revitilisation Project, Gorse control – landholder funding, Whole Farm Planning Course, and Golden Plains Shire community grants

Using Grey Water

A pet cat on the prowl

A pet cat on the prowl

There are some interesting articles in the latest newsletter from the Land for Wildlife  team in Central Australia. It is interesting to see how far a cat travels in the urban area and there are some hints about using grey water, which may have to resort to if we don’t see some rain soon.

Latest Land for Wildlife Magazine

Land for Wildlife sign

Land for Wildlife sign

Are you member of the Land for Wildlife program? The latest magazine has been emailed to members. If you haven’t received your notification then click here to register as a member or Friend of Land for Wildlife.

If you are a member is helps to provide your Land for Wildlife registration number.

If you have a sign on your property but have not had an assessment by a Land for Wildlife officer then check out what is involved and more about the program then fill in the application form on the DELWP website.