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fungi on revegetation by landcare


Native Fungi

MDLN has numerous projects underway to restore and enhance the many environments in the Network Area. Read more about the projects below.

If you have an idea especially one that involves your neighbours or district, please get in touch HERE 

Licola Rehydration

Landscape Rehydration and Disaster Risk Reduction Project - 'Licola Rehydration'

This is a capacity building project at a demonstration site near Licola regarding methods to increase resilience towards climate action, bush fires and flooding events by increasing productivity, soils, biodiversity, and moisture retention.


MDLN is partnering with The Mulloon Institute.

west gippsland dung beetle - landcare

West Gippsland Dung Beetle Monitoring Project - 'Dung Beetle'

This partnership between Latrobe Catchment Landcare Network (LCLN) and MDLN is to close the information gap around Dung Beetle species and diversity by implementing a 12 month monitoring program across the West Gippsland Catchment.

Vic state gov with landcare maffra
National Tree Day 2012 - Maffra Districts Landcare

Maffra and Districts Growing Firewise –  ‘Firewise’

This project is increasing knowledge around fire-risk reduction through plant selection and landscape designs in home gardens and agricultural settings at four demonstration sites. 


This is funded by the National Wildlife and Parks Foundation (NWPF).

foundation for parks & wildlife
Boisdale Quarry - improving lake quality

Community Improving Connection and Condition of the Gippsland Lakes – ‘Community Improving Lakes’

This project is addressing the health of the tributaries that feed the Lake Wellington system. A large part of the project will be about fencing to exclude stock from riparian zones and the establishment of native vegetation.  “Nuntin Creek” has been selected as the site.

Funded by ‘Love our Lakes’.

love our lakes - landcare
ASH planting  - landcare

Extending the Biolink: Maffra to Tinamba – ‘Extending the Biolink’

Building on previous year's planting and weed management on the Gippsland Plains Rail Trail (GPRT) this project extends work to Gannons Lane with partners including schools and community groups. 


Funded by 2023 Victorian Landcare Grants.

Vic gov support for landcare

Landcarers create positive change in their local communities and local environment

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