Environment

Local wildlife rescuer Ian Slattery with orphaned kangaroo joey Charlie who lost his mother to road trauma.

Wildlife carers slam proposal

A government department proposal to consider making it illegal for wildlife carers to rehabilitate native wildlife species deemed 'over abundant' has raised the ire...
Windarring Urban Mushroom Farm workers Tegwen Prest, Melissa Gale and Josh Dixon with Windarring's employment pathways manager Mark Castle and team leader Mandy Fennessy.

Marvellous mushrooms

After just a few months of operation, Windarring's urban mushroom farm in Castlemaine is flourishing, and with multiple local eateries signing on to purchase...
Thirty-two people braved the elements to learn from six experts in the field how to restore river health. They were inspired by award-winning river ecologists to protect the rivers and wetlands in their area and learnt some of the skills that would help them do so. Photo: Sandy Scheltema

Guardians brave the elements

Wild and windy weather didn't deter prospective River Guardians from walking along the Campaspe River at Carlsruhe at an Upper Campaspe Landcare Network River...
Maldon's Bev Phillips with one of the town's pre-European living treasures - a Eucalyptus melliodora, or yellow box, estimated to be 530 years old.

Living treasures

At a carefully estimated 530 years of age the mighty yellow box tree standing at Maldon's Bill Woodfull Reserve was there well before Captain...

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