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Welcome from the Mornington Peninsula Landcare Network

The Mornington Peninsula Landcare Network (MPLN) represents the 11 Landcare groups on the Mornington Peninsula. The MPLN was formed in 2014 to enable local Landcare groups to work together more effectively to address local land management issues and develop projects to enhance the environment.

What is Landcare

Landcare is a ‘grass-roots’ organisation formed by people who seek to protect and repair their local environment and contribute to sustainable landscapes. Run by local volunteers, Landcare involves more than 4000 groups across Australia working together to do something practical about protecting and restoring Australia’s unique environment.

Examples of Landcare activities

  • Protecting remnant vegetation through bushland restoration and weed removal
  • Development of habitat corridors through revegetation
  • Regional coordinated pest animal control including foxes and cats
  • Rehabilitation of waterways
  • Cooperative strategies for local land degradation issues
  • Sustainable agriculture focusing on environmental and economic outcomes
  • Field days and workshops

Benefits of becoming a member of Landcare on the peninsula

  • Access to information, advice & resources including subsidised training, events and field days
  • Taking practical action on pressing environmental issues
  • Improved farm productivity
  • Improved amenity of local area
  • Meet your neighbours, local contacts
  • Getting to know like-minded people
  • Access to funding opportunities
  • Equipment hire including tools and BBQ
  • Being part of the bigger picture
You can check out our Facebook page @mplandcare
and Instagram #mplandcare 

 

How can I get involved

If you would like to become involved in Landcare, please click HERE