Mornington Peninsula Landcare Network has a number of great projects that improve the resilience of bushland and farms across the peninsula.
LINKING THE MORNINGTON PENINSULA LANDSCAPE
This multi-year planning project has been running since 2015, and supports Landcare groups to work with landholders in priority regions to develop biolink plans. The Linking the Mornington Peninsula Landscape project is supported by the Natural Resources Conservation League (NRCL). This project
GREENS BUSH TO ARTHURS SEAT BIOLINK
The ‘Greens Bush to Arthurs Seat Biolink’ is an ongoing project funded by the state government’s ‘Our Catchments our Communities’ (OCOC) initiative through the Port Phillip and Westernport Catchment Management Authority (Melbourne Water). The biolink seeks to restore and reconnect a fragmented landscape between the two largest patches of core remnant vegetation remaining on the Mornington Peninsula. This project is increasing landholder capacity for good stewardship practices on private property. Participants are contributing to improved catchment health and better outcomes for the peninsula’s unique and precious biodiversity.
‘Meet Your Bushland’ – a Mornington Peninsula landholder engagement program
‘Meet Your Bushland’ helps to connect landholders with native bush on their properties. It pairs them with a local bushland restoration specialist and a member of their local Landcare group for two events