10 December, 2014
by wp possum
Last night about 40 past and present Landcare members and supporters gathered together to celebrate 20 years of Landcare in Upper Spring Creek. We were treated to a puppet show from the McGlashan Road Puppeteers highlighting the need to protect biodiversity. … Continue reading
24 August, 2014
by wp possum
Monitoring waterways in our region Landcare has been monitoring water quality in our region for 20 years as part of the Waterwatch Program. The data is used to monitor waterways over time to establish their condition and whether change (positiv and … Continue reading
Local people might be interested to see the sudden presence of water in Bullock Creek after about 6 months of being “bone dry”. The first photo was taken in August this year and then just 4 weeks later the second photo was taken at the same point. This particular place is where Bullock Creek flows under the Alternate Calder Highway just south of the Maldon road turnoff.
The photos are part of the Waterwatch creek sampling survey which I have been a part of for the past year or so. Members of the USC Landcare Group have been volunteering in these roles for many years and the information gained is vital to the long term knowledge of water quality in local creeks and rivers that is being compiled by the NCCMA (North Central Catchment Management Authority).
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