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Lismore Land Protection Group 

Promoting Sustainable Agriculture

Lismore, Victoria 

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LLPG is Incorporating!

Click the buttons below to view the documents before our general meeting on the 18th of July 2024

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About LLPG

The Lismore Land Protection Group (LLPG) works in conjunction with other community groups to form a network of 25 km around Lismore. 

Member groups include Mount Elephant Community Management, Cundare Duverney Landcare Group, Leslie Manor Landcare Group, Weering-Eurack Landcare Group and Weerite Landcare Group. LLPG also supports much good work done along the Mt Emu Creek.

The LLPG area contains one of the most depleted and least represented ecosystem types in Victoria (Natural Temperate Grassland of the Victorian Volcanic Plain). The Lake Corangamite Drainage basin contains many highly diverse and nationally significant wetlands and lakes, of which seven are listed under the RAMSAR convention for migratory birds.

Landcare issues tackled by the LLPG  include salinity discharge management, perennial pasture establishment, waterway protection (fencing creeks), and revegetation (around lakes and Mount Elephant), woodlot establishment, biodiversity shelterbelts, threatened species protection (wildflowers, brolgas, frogs and platypus),  weed control (boxthorn, Paterson's curse), habitat restoration (wetlands), and soil health projects using biological methods and drainage.

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Our purpose

"To engage all community members in the Promotion of Sustainable Landscapes and the Environment."

The Lismore Land Protection Group (LLPG) was formed in the early 1990s to service a growing need in the Lismore region of South West Victoria for Landcare related activities and was originally established to service the needs of the farming community to help establish tree plantations as wind breaks for stock. Since inception, the organisation and its participants have come a long way and through grant support the group now tackles a vast array of projects.

The group operates as the Corangamite Lakes Landcare Area and works in conjunction with other community groups including the Mount Elephant Community Management, the Cundare Duverney, Leslie Manor, Weering-Eurack and Weerite Landcare Groups and the Lismore Angling Club; which make up the network covering approx 200,000ha.

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Our Team.

Our committee is made up of 9 dedicated volunteers that live in and around the Lismore region. The committee play a pivotal role in the continuation of environmental initiatives, and with the assistance of a part time facilitator they are able to implement annual programs and workshops that engage the community and help to restore and protect our unique environment. 

Meetings are held every second Thursday of the month at the Landcare office in Lismore. If you have anything you want to suggest or bring up please contact Sarah. 

Contact Lismore Land Protection Group

Facilitator:

Sarah McMaster: Working Tuesday, Wednesday (am), Thursday 

Mobile: 0439 059 202

Email: Lismorelpg@gmail.com

19 High Street,
Lismore, VIC 3324

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