Upper Ovens Valley Landcare Events

Telford Lane, Ovens-Buckland Confluence Maintenance Day

Ovens-Buckland Confluence (Telford Lane) Telford Lane, Porepunkah, Vic, Australia

Meet at end of Telfords Lane; park at concrete batching plant. The main task for the morning is to collect discarded tree guards. Bring gloves, boots, water and snack. Contact Peter Jacobs on telephone 0487 295 198.

Working Bee at Ovens-Buckland Rivers Revegetation Site, Porepunkah

Mount Buffalo Road - Ovens River Mount Buffalo Road, Porepunkah, VIC, Australia

Meet at the Ovens River revegetation site off Mount Buffalo Road. Approximately 500 metres after the Great Alpine Road roundabout, turn right onto a dirt track which runs along the boundary of the Discovery Parks Caravan Park. Look for the Field Day sign. We will be cleaning up discarded tree guards and staking growing trees. […]

Working Bee at the Ovens-Buckland Rivers Revegation Site, Porepunkah

Ovens River Mount Buffalo Road, Porepunkah, Vic, Australia

Volunteers and members are welcome as we continue removing tree guards, staking and general tidying up of our revegetation site at the confluence of the Ovens and Buckland Rivers, Porepunkah. Where:  700 metres from roundabout on Mt Buffalo Rd, turn into the harvested plantation and keep to the left to meet at our planting site […]

Working bee at the Ovens-Buckland Rivers Regeneration Site, Porepunkah

Mount Buffalo Road - Ovens River Mount Buffalo Road, Porepunkah, VIC, Australia

Over the last couple of working bees, our Landcare volunteers have done a fantastic job removing or replacing tree guards as required, and generally tidying up the area at the Buckland-Ovens Rivers bush regeneration site. Please come along this Saturday morning and spend a couple of hours completing the job. For now anyway! The site […]

Ovens-Buckand Rivers (Telford Lane) Working Bee

Telford Lane (Ovens River) Telford Lane, Porepunkah

Volunteers and members are welcome as we continue removing tree guards, staking and general tidying up of our revegetation site at the confluence of the Ovens and Buckland Rivers, Porepunkah. Bring gloves, boots, water and morning tea. Meet at end of Telford Lane - park at concrete batching plant. Bring gloves, boots and water. Barbecue […]

Biodegradable tree guard trial

One Mile Creek Junction, Porepunkah Great Alpine Road, Porepunkah, Vic, Australia

New 1200mm cardboard tree guards have been made for us to trial to protect against deer in our region. Come along for a demonstration of 100% biodegradable tree guards by Dale Tunstall from Global Green. Several groups will be attending including representatives from Alpine Shire, HVP, North East Water, Myrtleford Landcare. Thanks to a grant […]

Omeo Gum Maintenance Day in the Upper Buckland Valley

Beveridges Campground Beveridges Campground, Selwyn, Vic, Australia

When: Sunday 28 April, 10am to noon, followed by a barbecueTask:  Check plantings, remove blackberriesBring: Gloves, boots, water, hat, sunscreen, warm clothes and snacks. One thousand Omeo Gums were planted in 9 plots in 2022 and we're heading up to check on their progress. Meet first at the Buckland Valley airfield (drive in) at 9.30am where we […]

Working Bee: Ovens River (Mount Buffalo Road) Site, Porepunkah

Mount Buffalo Road - Ovens River Mount Buffalo Road, Porepunkah, VIC, Australia

Due to lack of rain, the planting planned for One Mile Creek will be rescheduled.  Instead, the Group will spend a couple of hours checking on the plantings at the Mount Buffalo Road - Ovens River site, near the junction of the Buckland River. The plan is to re-stake fallen trees and guards, remove rubbish, […]