Vision & Mission
Vision:to enhance biodiversity and natural ecosystems within the local environment
Mission:to raise awareness of, protect and enhance the local environment
Newham & District Landcare Group was started in May 2004 by Jim Sansom.
Major goals relate to :
Committee 2016 - 2017
Autumn 2017 newsletter features scattered paddock tress and their many benefits, Brigitte's wildlife blog and more...
Spring/Summer 2016 newsletter includes articles on preserving Shelton's roadside, frogs, Capeweed and Gazania weeds, Hanging Rock reserve planting and more...
After hearing our presentation on Frogs on 23 September, you may like to get involved in the Frog Census, a community frog monitoring program. The data collected through the program is used to help manage Melbourne and nearby regions frog populations and raises awareness of waterway health issues.
A full house and lots of interaction:CLICK HERE for a PDF of Professor Karoly's talk (3.4mb).
Winter 2016 Newsletter out now - July - articles on moths and insects, phascogales, feral cats, primary school events and more...
Autumn 2016 Newsletter out now - March 2016 - articles on climate change myths, the roadsides tour, Banksias, birds...
"Vital habitat links need protection, say landcarers" - Media report on visit by Federal and State MPs to view Newham's roadsides in Macedon Ranges Guardian, 6 Feb 2016
Copy of Gerry Gill's presentation to AGM "Aboriginal Landscapes of the Anneyelong, Terawait & Jim Jim district". PDF file of 73 pages, 9.4MB
Newham Landcare's letter 16 Sept 2013 to Macedon Ranges Shire Council about Council's proposed Hanging Rock Development. (PDF)
© Newham & District Landcare Group, Newham, Victoria, Australia 2007. Revised 2016