Ovens King Blackdog
Landcare and related groups in the Ovens King and Blackdog catchments
Landcare networks in this area:
The Mid Ovens Landcare Groups are a network of four groups working together for better outcomes and effectiveness. Member groups are Burgoigee Creek, Hodgsons & Horseshoe Creeks, Gapsted and Springhurst Byawatha Hills Landcare Groups.
The Ovens Landcare Network (OLN) is a network of 22 Landcare Groups in the Ovens, King and Blackdog catchments.
Dave Cromarty and Amber Croft are the Regional Landcare Facilitators for North East Victoria.
Landcare groups in this area:
Beechworth Sustainability is an informal group formed in 2008 under the auspice of the Beechworth Landcare Group.
The Boorhaman Landcare Group covers the plains area around the town of Boorhaman, north of Wangaratta.
This group formed in January 2006, and covers the Buffalo Creek catchment, and the Merriang area near Myrtleford.
This group covers the catchment of the Burgoigee Creek, around the area of Murmungee and Bowmans Forest.
This group covers the areas around Carboor and Bobinawarrah, including the Hurdle Creek catchment.
The Chiltern Landcare area, covering the upper catchment of the Black Dog Creek, includes Chiltern, Indigo and Cornishtown. The area covers more than 300sq km of farmland, state forests and the Chiltern Box-Ironbark Forest with landholders divided between lifestyle properties and productive farming land.
The Edi Black Range Landcare Group covers the Edi, Black Range and Meadow Creeks catchments, down to Moyhu in the King Valley.
Friends of Chiltern Box and Ironbark National Park, is dedicated to the protection and enhancement of the Park.
This group covers the area around Gapsted, North of Myrtleford. The group is currently inactive. For landcare queries, contact the local coordinator, or a neighbouring group
Ghunda Mulla (Fresh Water Women) is an Indigenous Women's Landcare Group operating in the North East of Victoria.
This group covers a major part of the lower King River and Fifteen Mile Creek catchments from Upper Myrrhee and almost to Wangaratta.
The Group covers the catchments of the Hodgsons and Horseshoe Creeks, surrounding Tarrawingee and Everton.
The group covers the upper catchment of the King River, from the Edi Cutting, through Whitfield and up to Cheshunt.
This group covers the areas around the towns of Milawa, Markwood and Oxley.
The group covers the areas of Barwidgee Creek, Mudgegonga and Rosewhite.
The North East Dung Beetle group is a collective of interested Landcare and industry groups and landholders undertaking monitoring and release of Dung Beetles in the region.
This group covers areas along the Murray River and around Rutherglen, including Browns Plains.
This group was formed in 1988, from an existing Farm Trees Group. The group covers the areas around Springhurst, Eldorado and Carraragarmungee, with the area comprises fertile riverine plains, undulating hills and rocky granite outcrops. Never densely treed, the area has been largely cleared of trees.
This group covers the area around Stanley, near Beechworth, and is partly in both the Ovens and the Kiewa catchments.
The Upper Ovens Valley Landcare Group covers a considerable part of the upper catchment of the Ovens River, from Ovens through Porepunkah and Bright to Harrietville, incorporating the Buckland Valley and Wandiligong Valley.
The Wangaratta Sustainability Network is a member of the North East Regional Sustainability Alliance (NERSA) currently comprising sustainability groups from Albury/Wodonga, Beechworth, Yackandandah and Benalla.
Our group focuses upon public reserves within the City of Wangaratta, including Kaluna Park and One Mile Creek. The group also deals with tackling local water quality, urban salinity and sustainability issues as well as raising awareness of these issues in the community.
This group covers the areas surrounding the Warby Ranges Park, west of Wangaratta, including Glenrowan area, and as such is within both the North East and Goulburn Broken regions.
This group is in the mid catchment of the Ovens River.
The Wooragee Landcare Group covers the upper reaches of the Reedy Creek, including the Wooragee and Woolshed valleys. The group area is primarily made up of lifestyle and small holdings, with a few large farms remaining.