Tarago Catchment Bus Tour
The bus tour will drive around the edge of the reservoir on the limited access road. We will talk about the history of the weir and reservoir and view some ‘Tarago Healthy Farms’ projects on local farms and farmers will talk about the benefits of the program to their property.read more
Just a friendly reminder to keep your Landcare membership up to date. Membership to the Neerim District Landcare Group is just $25 per year and renewals are sent out to all members in November after the AGM.read more
Was it a Fox ?
Was it a Fox ? Was it a dog (feral, wild or a wandering pet), or indeed a pack of the afore-mentioned ? Whatever it was, it was ruthless, determined and hungry. And it was efficient. Efficient at hunting down its prey, and at dealing with it once rendered immobile.read more
Sustainable Agriculture - origins and practice
“Only within the moment of time represented by the present century has one species -- man -- acquired significant power to alter the nature of the world. ” ― Rachel Carson, Silent Springread more
Why is Landcare important in Neerim District
A good question, particularly as you drive through our district first impressions are of a beautiful landscape, with rolling hills, forested vistas, green pastures, fat cattle and evidence of better-than-average rainfalls.
In fact, as you look closely into these views, you may spot signs that there is room for improvement in the way our farms and public land is managed.