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Tree warrior turns attention to home

SHERRIE Yeoman travels all over Australia to protect the environment and Indigenous cultural heritage.Growing up on a farm in Doreen, Ms Yeoman has always had a love...

Lancefield’s lost world

Australia’s ‘big animal’ history may be brought to life in Lancefield after Macedon Ranges Shire Council allocated funds to plan for a Megafauna Interpretation Centre.Council’s Budget Report 2019/20 assigns funds to establish...

3000 trees face axe

THREE thousand gumtrees, some of which are up to 500 years old, face clearing as part of next stage of duplicating Yan Yean Road.With stage two of...

Small fine for SKM for recycling debacle

The Environmental Protection Authority has issued a $16,000 fine for SKM's part in the Coolaroo and Laverton North recycling plants' shut down in mid-February.The closure left tonnes...

Suspicious fire burns close to homes

An out-of-control grassfire that burnt fences and narrowly missed homes at Springridge Estate in Wallan is being treated as suspicious.About eight to ten acres of grassland was...

Recycling robot recognised

CITY of Whittlesea students have won a state-wide award for creating a walking school bus robot - an invention that walks students to school and collects organic and food wastefor the...

Agricultural land plan

People in Melbourne's outer northern fringe will have their say on what land should be ear-marked for agricultural use in the face of the ever-expanding growth of suburbs.

Water shortage hits

By Jackson RussellKILMORE, Wandong and Heathcote Junction residents are being urged to conserve water, with the Sunday Creek reservoir at 18 per cent capacity....

Sustainable living in Romsey

LINDA Holt has followed a sustainable living practice for as long as she can remember.Mrs Holt recalls her Italian grandmother picking an array of fruits and vegetables...

Enviro talk opportunity

EXPRESSIONS of Interest to speak and exhibit at the 2019 Loddon Mallee organics recovery information series for the horticulture industry are now open.Following on from the success of...