Beechworth Urban Landcare and Sustainability

North East Victoria

Biodiversity on Public Land Field Day – 16 March 2014

  Title: Biodiversity on Public Land Field Day Location: 72 Pund Rd, Beechworth Description: Our Biodiversity on private property project is steaming along – well, it’s been baking over summer – but it’s time to take a look at how things are going at Peter and Roberta’s place. David King will lead us on a…

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North East Energy Expo

Title: North East Energy Expo Location: Oxley Hall Link out: Click here Description: he North East Energy Expo will showcase a range of traditional and cutting-edge renewable and energy-saving ideas and technologies that will be of interest to both householders and farmers. More than 20 exhibits will include everything from solar panels and solar water…

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From grass roots to globalism – what’s happening with our food?

Title: From Grassroots to Globalism, What is happening to our food Location: Deakin University, Melbourne City Centre, Level 3, 550 Bourke Street, Melbourne Description: Institution VicHealth Cost Free Contact Details Julie Woods 0437748017 jwoods@vichealth.vic.gov.au Event Details This event will be a panel discussion featuring US Food Activist, Mark Winne, UK Food Policy Academic Martin Caraher…

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From Grassroots to Globalism, What is happening to our food

Title: From Grassroots to Globalism, What is happening to our food Location: Deakin University, Melbourne City Centre, Level 3, 550 Bourke Street, Melbourne Description: Institution VicHealth Cost Free Contact Details Julie Woods 0437748017 jwoods@vichealth.vic.gov.au Event Details This event will be a panel discussion featuring US Food Activist, Mark Winne, UK Food Policy Academic Martin Caraher…

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Autumn Planting, Spring Harvest

Title: Autumn Planting, Spring Harvest Location: Beechworth Neighbourhood Centre Description: Learn how to create a productive autumn vegetable garden. This workshop will cover soil preparation, crop rotation and companion planting to maximise your harvest. Join local horticulture teacher Donna Page for this informative hands on workshop in the Beechworth Community Garden. Workshop Fee:$25 (Includes a…

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Save Power Kits – now available to borrow from the library

        You can now borrow a Save Power Kit free of charge from Upper Murray Regional Library. It’s a fun and educational way for you and your household to learn more about the power you use and how to reduce your power bills. The Save Power Kits provide tools, information and a…

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Community meeting about solar power

Come along to this free community meeting to learn five great ways to help reduce your electricity bill. We will have experts at the meeting who will be on hand to explain: > How solar power systems work and whether solar power is right for you. > How to access the federal and state government…

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Composting Workshop

Title: Composting Workshop Location: Beechworth Neighbourhood Centre Description: Learn how to create a successful compost in 6 weeks using the hot composting method. Presented by local horticulturist Donna Page, who will share her knowledge and tips for producing great compost using tried and tested methods. • When: Sat, November 12th • Where : Beechworth Neighbourhood…

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‘Environmental Film Festival Melbourne.’

Title: ‘Environmental Film Festival Melbourne.’ Location: Yackandandah town hall Link out: Click here Description: On the 20th of November, Yackandandah Arts (Flickside) and Yack Sustainability are hosting a selection of fine films from the ‘Environmental Film Festival Melbourne.’ There will be a session at 2:00pm and 7:00pm, with special prices to attend both! Session One…

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Beyond Zero Emissions presentation

Title: Beyond Zero Emissions presentation Location: The Hotel Nicholas, 1A Camp St, Beechworth (on SE corner of High St) Description: The Wodonga-Indigo Branch of the Australian Greens Victoria has arranged for Chris Haines from Beyond Zero Emissions to present information locally on how Australia can move to a safe, healthy, zero emissions future. Beyond Zero…

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