Course: Habitat Conservation and Management

This 16-week course teaches land management practises to conserve, protect and restore indigenous Australian flora and fauna.

The course presents and discusses the best planning tools and management techniques available and includes plant identification, bush ecology, weed control, soils & climate, invertebrates, the use of fire, site assessment and planning, and many more.

Presenters include Darcy Duggan, Randall Robinson, George Paras and Gidja Walker.

  • Dates: 8 August – 21 November 2017
  • Times: Tuesday evenings (6.30-9.30pm) + 8 Saturday field trips (approx. 10am-4pm)
  • Locations: La Trobe Wildlife Sanctuary (Tuesday evening sessions); various locations across the Port Phillip region (Saturday fieldtrips)
  • Cost: NRM Professionals – $2,000; Friends of/Landcare Volunteers – $1,000 (plus GST). This includes course materials and light refreshments for the evening sessions)

For more information: Danny Reddan, phone: (03) 9450 5300; email:

Click here to download a flyer (pdf)


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