|Posted by Barrie Taylor on October 24, 2019 at 10:45 PM||comments (0)|
Atlas of Living Australia has partnered with the global citizen science database maintained by iNaturalist to launch this month the app
It is very easy to use with your smartphone after you have got the app from the app store and registered and given the permissions asked for. You can also put it on your computer. As the Australian database gets bigger the database will improve its identification capabilities so that the citizen scientists will b...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Barrie Taylor on August 27, 2019 at 5:50 PM||comments (0)|
Draft Aspiration and Guiding Principles
The draft Aspiration and Guiding Principles which will form the foundation of the Land Management Strategy are below. Take a look and discuss them with your community and members.
“Victoria’s parks are resilient, inclusive and valued; conserving nature and cultural heritage; supporting Traditional Owner aspirations; and contributing to healthy communities.”
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|Posted by Barrie Taylor on August 8, 2019 at 9:10 PM||comments (0)|
This report indicates the 2 degree rise in world temperature can be postponed for 20 years if land managers look at how sustainable their practices are. Extensive world wide data has been used to arrive at the figures that the conclusions from this report are derived. In particular they have identified feedback loops that will accelerate (or reduce) climate change, via land degradation (or conservation)
|Posted by Barrie Taylor on August 5, 2019 at 4:40 AM||comments (0)|
|Posted by Barrie Taylor on February 11, 2018 at 6:05 PM||comments (0)|
Thanks to Robin and Gordon sharp for these observations
“Ravens and Maggies living together sharing food, Raven hiding food and teaching the young Ravens how to drink.
They seem to live together with respect for one an other, you stay that side we will stay this side”
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|Posted by Barrie Taylor on November 7, 2017 at 7:45 PM||comments (0)|
Let me introduce our Lizard family. We have two of them one smaller than the other and much shyer. The one in the photos is slightly larger and more out going, he stands still and waves as well as opening his mouth. Any one going past our place would think I'm nuts as I wave back, and a large person waving to a 6inch lizard in the grass would look strange. Thanks to Robin and Gordon Sharp
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|Posted by Barrie Taylor on July 20, 2017 at 7:10 PM||comments (0)|
Just thought we would send the Pelican photos we took at the Big Lake in Boort.
The Lake is hidden with trees, but managed to see them between the trees.
This is only a small portion of them, there were about 4 rafts of them.
In the photos you will see a small island in the background, that is the one group, the others hidden by the tree line
Robin and Gordon
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|Posted by Barrie Taylor on April 5, 2017 at 6:15 PM||comments (0)|
Find out about how the Victorian Government intends to protect and enhance Victoria's flora and fauna by going to the web site
|Posted by barrie on January 28, 2017 at 5:45 PM||comments (0)|
Congratulations to Michael Moore, Secretary of the Loddon Plains Landcare Network's Committee of Management, the President of the Wedderburn Conservation Management Network and member of the Friends of Kooyoora National Park. Michael was awarded the Wedderburn Community Service Award from the Loddon Shire at the Australia Day awards ceremony in Wedderburn. This is on top of being recognised by Parks Victoria and awarded an individual Kookaburra award just a few months ago.
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|Posted by Barrie Taylor on January 22, 2017 at 7:20 PM||comments (0)|
See the latest from CSIRO for landholders who want to know if the conservation values of their properties are improving. Easy indicators for the health of your property (biodiversity) No expert knowledge required.