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Indigenous Australia

Posted by Barrie Taylor on December 20, 2020 at 5:20 PM Comments comments (0)


Is Landscape Restoration Working?

Posted by Barrie Taylor on May 7, 2020 at 4:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Newstead conservationist and celebrity blogger Geoff Park has given this assessment of where we are at as far as the Loddon Valley is concerned.

Article posted on Connecting Country website

https://connectingcountry.org.au/is-landscape-restoration-working/

Cultural Heritage ...How to manage your land

Posted by Barrie Taylor on January 10, 2020 at 3:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Cultural heritage management plans, permits, agreements and tests

https://www.aboriginalvictoria.vic.gov.au/cultural-heritage-management-plans-permits-agreements-and-tests

 

Read the simplified version on the Landcare Victoria website

https://www.landcarevic.org.au/resources/aboriginal-cultural-heritage-guide/





Best Nature App Ever ..Its free

Posted by Barrie Taylor on October 24, 2019 at 10:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Atlas of Living Australia has partnered with the global citizen science database maintained by iNaturalist to launch this month the app 

iNaturalist Australia

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...

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Parks Victoria Draft Land Management Strategy Aspirations and Principles

Posted by Barrie Taylor on August 27, 2019 at 5:50 PM Comments 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.”

GUIDING PRINCIPLES

Maintain and strengthen th...

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UN report Climate Change and Land

Posted by Barrie Taylor on August 8, 2019 at 9:10 PM Comments 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) 

https://www.ipcc.ch/2019/08/08/land-is-a-critical-resource_srccl/

White-fronted Honeyeater at Korong Vale

Posted by Barrie Taylor on August 5, 2019 at 4:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Thanks to Robin Sharp for this image of a white-fronted honeyeater.

Ravens and Magpies

Posted by Barrie Taylor on February 11, 2018 at 6:05 PM Comments 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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